Heather Childers joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in October 2010 and currently serves as co-host for Fox News Channel's (FNC) morning program, "Fox & Friends First." Presented weekdays at 5a ET, the program is an hour-long expansion of "FOX & Friends" and is anchored by a pair of rotating hosts.
Before joining FNC as a general assignment reporter, Childers held the role of weekday evening anchor for News 14 Carolina, a 24-hour news service in North Carolina. During her eight-year tenure with the network in Charlotte, she anchored extensive live coverage of major local and national news events, including the War on Terror and anniversary of 9/11.
Prior to News 14 Carolina, Childers was the weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter for WLOS-TV (ABC) in Asheville, NC. Before that, she was hired as a weekday anchor for WFLX-TV (FOX) in Albany, GA and was promoted to news director within one year.
A recipient of several awards, including the National Academy of Television Journalists award for Best Female News Anchor, Childers began her career as a producer at WCNC-TV (NBC) in Charlotte, NC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
More Stories from Heather Childers
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 08:18
Heather Childers reported on a crazy story this morning out of Geneva, where an Ethiopian co-pilot tried to hijack the airliner he was flying. Watch the report above and check out more details...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 10:22
Starbucks is under fire after an employee confronted an amputee veteran for bringing his service dog to the store.
Yancy Baer’s left leg was amputated in 2009 due to bone cancer. He got his...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 09:55
Philip Seymour Hoffman’s accused drug dealer told the New York Post that he didn’t kill the actor and that he could have saved him.
Robert Vineberg, 57, is accused of selling Hoffman the...
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 09:39
NHRA racer Ron Capps survived a fiery explosion while racing in Pomona, Calif.
Capps was driving nearly 300 mph when his car’s engine burst into flames.
Whoa! Propane Tank Explodes...
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 11:49
A Norwalk, Conn. animal rights activist is accused of breaking a pet store’s window to “set the puppies free.”
Authorities say Anouk Govil tried to break through the window with a rock....
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 10:02
Here's a story that had you talking this morning on the Fox and Friends First Facebook page.
Heather Childers and Ainsley Earhardt asked for your thoughts on this photo in their daily "Brew...
Monday, December 16, 2013 - 11:04
One Arizona family is taking the traditional Christmas card to a whole new level!
VIRAL VIDEO: Boy Snatches Pope Francis' Skullcap
Three years ago, the Slade family decided to make...
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 11:33
Rep. James Sensenbrenner is pushing for the prosecution of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for testifying that the NSA does not collect the personal data of millions of Americans...
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:29
A violent brawl broke out at a soccer match in Brazil over the weekend.
Things got so out of control as the fans of rival teams squared off that police began firing rubber bullets and tear...
Friday, November 29, 2013 - 11:59
A Pakistani political party that opposes U.S. drone strikes has revealed what it claims is the identity of the CIA station chief in the country.
It's the second time in three years that this...
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