Heather Myers is a native San Diegan and is thrilled to be working in her hometown. "It's true. This really is America's finest city," Heather said.
She brings her passion for storytelling and knowledge of the county to Wake Up San Diego, weekdays from 5:00-9:00 a.m.
Heather was born in Fallbrook and grew up all over the county. She has lived in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Bonita, Chula Vista and Poway. Heather graduated from Poway High School and headed straight to San Diego State University where she got her degree in journalism.
She interned with Access Hollywood in Burbank before taking a job as a news writer in San Diego. She got her first on-air experience in Yuma, Arizona where she was a weekend anchor and reporter. She returned to San Diego in 2003 as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
Heather joined San Diego 6 News in November 2007 as the weeknight co-anchor of San Diego 6 News at 10 p.m. In 2011, she joined Marc Bailey as co-anchor of Wake Up San Diego.
Heather has covered some of the biggest stories in San Diego and Southern California. She was on the front lines of the 2003 and 2007 wildfires. She reported from the Mt. Soledad and Laguna Beach landslides. She also went to the areas affected by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the region in 2010.
Heather enjoys spending her time with her husband, sons, and lab-mix Capone. "When the work day is done in the morning, I rush home to be with my sons. This job allows me to live a full life as a news anchor and a mom."
Heather is the winner of eight Emmy Awards and two Associated Press Awards. She volunteers her time with the Salvation Army. In addition, she also partners up every year to help raise money for the Escondido Humane Society.
When it comes to sports, Heather is a die-hard Chargers fan. During football season, you will find her watching the games every Sunday.