Heather Wright

Heather Wright is an award-winning journalist based in Texarkana, Texas. She has won television awards for investigative, feature and spot news, along with awards in radio for best features and use of sound.

Heather is a graduate of the University of Alabama where her journey into journalism began. While attending classes, her on-the-job training began at the television station in Tuscaloosa. On the weekends, she hosted a Sunday morning gospel radio show. Heather also anchored the noon newscast for Alabama Public Radio. After graduation, Heather immediately went to work as a producer at Fox 6 News in Birmingham. 

Soon after, Heather moved to northeast Louisiana, where she covered politics and anchored the morning show at KNOE-TV8.  Heather was then offered a place at the evening anchor desk at KTVE NBC 10, where she stayed many years. While there, Heather hosted the Ark-La-Miss’s annual dream home giveaway telethon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. The campaign broke records for fundraising. In 2014, Heather was appointed by the governor to serve on the Louisiana Animal Welfare Commission. She’s also a founding member of The Delta Humane Society, based in Richland Parish.

Heather looks forward to many adventures in Texarkana and the surrounding areas.  She and her husband, Bradley, are members at Highland Park Baptist Church. They are owned by their magnificent mastiff, Buster.   

You can contact Heather anytime at hwright@ktalnews.tv

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