Heather Holmes

Emmy award winning journalist, Heather Holmes, is co-anchor of KTVU Channel 2 Weekend News. She joined KTVU in 2006 after working several years in New York. Holmes can also be seen during the week reporting for The Ten O'Clock News.

Before joining KTVU, Holmes was a reporter and fill-in anchor at WPIX in New York City. While at the station, she covered numerous breaking news events as a reporter for the WB11 News at Ten.

Holmes' work as an anchor and reporter from 2002-2005 with News 12 Long Island gained her multiple accolades, including two regional Emmy awards. As the environmental reporter at the New York area station, she uncovered illegal dumping in county owned parks and exposed problems within the county’s land acquisition program. Holmes was also tapped to cover breaking news events including anchoring coverage of the Great Blackout of 2003, traveling to Pennsylvania for the Mepham High School Hazing Scandal and reporting from Boston on the Catholic Priest Sex Abuse Scandal.

From 2000-2002, Holmes worked as a field producer and writer for WCBS in New York. While at the CBS station, she covered the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

Holmes began her career as a morning anchor and reporter at KLBK in Lubbock, Texas. She graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Latest from Heather Holmes

Missing Hayward teen reunited with family

A missing 16-year-old who ran away from home in Hayward over the weekend was reunited with his family late Wednesday morning after being found safe in San Francisco. 16-year-old Minh Ly had run away on Saturday. For his family, there is an incredible feeling of relief to have the teen ...

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR PARKWOOD ENTERTAINMENT - Beyonce and JAY Z perform during the Beyonce and Jay Z - On the Run tour at AT&T Park on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, in San Francisco. (Photo by Mason Poole/Invision for Parkwood Entertainment/AP Images)

Beyonce And Jay-Z draw huge crowd to AT&T Park

Famous celebrity couple Beyonce and Jay-Z will wrap up the first leg of their "On the Run" tour Wednesday night in San Francisco. Thousands of fans like Laura Haley and Grace Armuth, who each paid $400 for a ticket and rode a greyhound bus for four hours to the see ...

Overhaul approved for troubled California refinery

There's talk of a new lawsuit to stop Chevron from moving forward with a $1 billion modernization project at its Richmond refinery. This comes less than 24 hours after the oil giant won unanimous approval Tuesday for the upgrade from the Richmond City Council. "We're gravely disappointed," said Andres Soto with ...

Specialized wheelchair stolen from woman with Cerebral Palsy

A San Francisco woman with cerebral palsy is facing a new challenge after her electric wheelchair was stolen. Maggie Frazier told KTVU she was at her boyfriend's house in the city's sunset district on July fourth. The 62 year old left her wheelchair outside, next to the house, because a ...

Debate over Chevron refinery expansion in Richmond heats up

The battle over Chevron's plans for a $1 billion expansion of its Richmond refinery came to a head Wednesday night as dozens of locals weighed in during a public forum. The city Planning Commission met at Kennedy High School where commissioners heard hours of public input on the environmental impact ...

Alameda Co. Board of Supervisors votes to put transportation tax measure on ballot

Alameda County voters will be asked for a second time to approve boosting the transportation sales tax by a half cent. The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a nearly $8 billion spending plan for the tax that will appear on the November ballot. "There's a great ...

Abandoned dog with "free" message written on body finds new home

How could they? That's the question being asked after a dog was dumped in downtown Benicia with an "I need a home" message marked on her body. "It's hard to imagine what somebody was thinking when they did that," said Shannon Bettencourt. She found the scared and whimpering dog next ...

Abandoned dog finds new home in Benicia

How could they? That's the question being asked after a dog was dumped in downtown Benicia with an 'I need a home' message marked on her body. "It's hard to imagine what somebody was thinking when they did that," said Shannon Bettencourt. She found the scared and whimpering dog next ...

Troubled Newark motel won't be forced to shut down

A crime-plagued motel received a reprieve at a special meeting Wednesday night that will allow it to stay open, keeping the struggling families who live there from having to find new homes. The Newark Planning Commission voted to allow the E-Z 8 Motel off Cedar Court to remain in operation, ...

Mixed worker reaction to new SF Muni deal

The tentative agreement on a new labor contract for Muni operators is getting mixed reaction. Members of the Transit Workers Union Local 250-A learned the details of the new 3-year deal at an emergency meeting Monday night. The agreement includes a 4.5% cost of living increase. It also offers a ...

 
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