Heather Sullivan

Heather Sullivan

Anchor

Heather Sullivan anchors NBC12 News First at 4 and the Fox News at 10. She also covers political, business and economic news.

Prior to that, Heather anchored NBC12 News Today for seven years. Before joining NBC12, Heather anchored newscasts for stations in Los Angeles, South Carolina, Florida, Oregon and Texas. Her reports have earned two Emmy Awards, a Murrow Award, and several AP Awards. 

She also reported from Berlin while completing the RIAS Journalism Fellowship in Germany. Heather earned her journalism degree from Emerson College in Boston and her MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

She is active in Junior League of Richmond, on the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team, and in the Richmond Area Bicycling Association.

Awards:

  • Two Emmys for Best Newscast
  • Edward R. Murraw Award for best Series
  • several AP Awards
  • National Murrow for Overall Excellence

Education:

  • MBA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Broadcast Journalism & Political Communication, Emerson College

Recent Articles by Heather

  Fairfax: ‘Inconclusive’ yearbook photo investigation underscores need for due process

  Probe into racist photo on Gov. Northam’s yearbook page inconclusive

  Businesses hit by lawsuits over online accessibility for the blind

  Beto O’Rourke rallies hundreds of voters at Henrico campaign stop

  Spanberger focuses on drug costs, broadband, bipartisanship in first 100 days