Heather Childers currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends First (weekdays 5-6AM/ET). She joined the network in 2010 and is based in New York.
Most recently, Childers provided live coverage of the 2013 Al-Qaeda terror threats that forced U.S. Embassies to close in the Middle East. Previously, she covered Asiana Flight 214's crash-landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Superstorm Sandy as well as the impacts of the deadly tornado in Moore, OK. Childers also anchored FNC's America's News HQ from 2011 to 2013.
Before joining FNC as a general assignment reporter, Childers served as a weekday evening anchor for News 14 Carolina (YNN 14) in Charlotte, NC. She was also a weekend evening anchor and weekday reporter for WLOS-TV (ABC 13) in Asheville, NC and a weekday anchor for WFLX-TV (FOX 29) in Albany, GA. Childers began her career as a producer at WCNC-TV (NBC 22) in Charlotte, NC.
Childers graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in English.