Heather Hegedus Bio


Relationship Statistics of Heather Hegedus

What is Heather Hegedus marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Heather Hegedus get married ? (married date):July 07, 2013
How many children does Heather Hegedus have ? (name):One(Brooks William)
Is Heather Hegedus having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Heather Hegedus lesbian ?: No
Who is Heather Hegedus husband ? (name):Tom McNamee


Heather Hegedus is happily married to Tom McNamee since July 7, 2013. Tom McNamee is a TV cameraman.

The wedding ceremony was held in New London, New Hampshire. 

Heather and Tom welcomed their first child- Brooks William, in June 2016.

Who is Heather Hegedus?

Heather Hegedus is an Award-winning American journalist. Heather is currently working for the WFXT’s Fox 25 Boston.

Her news coverage of several political and criminal issues have been widely praised.

Heather Hegedus- Early Life, Ethnicity

Heather Hegedus was born on September 1, 1984, in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, USA. Both Heather and her sister are of Hungarian-Swiss-German ancestry and they were raised together.

Heather Hegedus- Education, University

Heather attended Lynnfield High School in her hometown from 1992 to 1996.

She joined Georgetown University, Washington, DC and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. degree in Political Science and Government.

Later she attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, New York, in 2002 and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2003 and also received Dean’s award.

She also studied International Relations and Affairs for a year at the London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England.

Heather Hegedus- Professional Life and Career

Heather started her career at WIVT in Binghamton, NY, and later at WSYR in Syracuse and as an anchor-reporter at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut.

Heather has covered some of the area’s biggest stories including the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the trial of organized crime boss Whitey Bulger, and the arrest and trial of Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

She reported live from the Boston Marathon bombings minutes after the blasts went off.  She covered every step of the investigation and was live on the anchor desk, and later, on the ground during the manhunt and shootout with the suspects in Watertown.

Recognition, Awards

She won the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists Awards in 2011 for Breaking News, General Assignment and Investigative Reporting.

In 2017, Heather won an Emmy for her work covering the Opioid Epidemic.

Net Worth

As an American top journalist, she earns $40k from her career and her Net Worth is $2 m US approximately.

Social Media-

She has 9.1k followers on Twitter and 11.6k on Facebook.


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