Heather Willard joined FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News as a digital producer in October 2023.
Willard is an avid Ohioan, having lived and worked there for 20 years. She spent 17 years in Cleveland, where she graduated with two associate degrees summa cum laude from Cuyahoga Community College. In 2017, Willard graduated from the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
Prior to FOX31, Willard wrote for the Athens Messenger, the Pueblo Chieftain, RV News Magazine and Newsbreak Originals, where she mainly focused on crime, courts and breaking news.