Charlotte Anchor Lands Job at Fox News

By Andrew Gauthier 

Charlotte Observer

Heather Childers, who spent eight years as weekday anchor at News 14 Carolina, is moving to Fox News Channel as a New York reporter and fill-in anchor.

Childers, who grew up in Charlotte and is a 1987 graduate of Myers Park High School, says landing at the cable network is a dream come true.

After getting a degree from UNC Chapel Hill, Childers went to work at WCNC (Channel 36) in Charlotte as a producer. Rick Jackson, one of the key anchors there then, advised her to find a small station someplace where she would learn all aspects of the TV news business. More…