Heather Catallo Bio, WXYZ, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth


Who is Heather Catallo?

Heather Catallo is an American news anchor and investigative reporter working for WXYZ-TV as an investigative reporter since joining in December 1999.

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Heather Catallo Date of Birth / Age

Catallo was born and raised in Metro Detroit. She was born in April 1996 and is 47 as of 2022.

Heather Catallo Height

Catallo stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Heather Catallo Parents and Siblings

Catallo’s mom, Sherry unfortunately passed away due to appendix cancer. Sherry had 6 grandchildren and has traveled to over 60 countries. Also, she made jewelry and fiber arts. Catallo has a sister. She has a niece named Avery who recently turned 4 in May 2022. Also, she has a nephew who won third place in a British national fencing tournament. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Heather Catallo Spouse (Husband)

Catallo recently exchanged her vows early this year, in May with Todd, her husband. This information will be updated once available.

Heather Catallo Kids / Children

Catallo has a daughter named Addison who was born in December 2006. She will be turning 16 years old in December 2022. . Has two dogs of the type pug. Poggo and Oscar are their names. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Heather Catallo Education

Catallo attended and graduated from Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.

Heather Catallo Career

Catallo works  for WXYZ-TV as an investigative reporter since joining in December 1999. Prior to joining WXYZ-TV, she worked for KREM-TV, Spokane as a news reporter since January 1988 for 2 years. Her works as an investigative reporter have led to the captivity of criminals, changing of laws, triggering of FBI investigations, holding public bureaucrats liable, and huge refinement in the government. First, her investigation of the surrogate courts in Southeast Michigan caused the enactment of Public Acts 13-14 of 2018. Also, her acts led to an imposed retirement and dismissal of three public bureaucrats and transposed the process of management of probate properties after someone dies by public officials.

Secondly, her investigation into surrogate court custody and custodian lawsuits triggered a First Amendment clash with a local judge and lawyers; eventually, WXYZ triumphed in the Court of Appeals. Third, her analysis of the Wayne County government brought about the retirement, dismissal, deferral, and incrimination of previous region chief Robert Ficano’s deputies. Furthermore, it led to broad investigations of misconduct implications in that directorate by the FBI. Also, Catallo has provided the most inclusive coverage of the unforgettable Kilpatrick Corruption Trial.

In addition, her investigations have challenged the nation’s foster care structure and revealed faults in the process of removing some children from their parents. Not only did her investigation do this it also forced a court to alternate its approach to child removal trials. Additionally, her stories have triggered notable transposition in the Wayne region’s bail bond structure and captivity of wanted criminals. Catallo has received many awards due her to her investigation reports and stories. She was granted the DuPont-Columbia Award, which is considered the most renowned award in broadcast journalism.

Also, she has won 17 Emmy awards, including Reporter of the Year in  2007, 2009, and 2010, the Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her probate investigation, and various Associated Press Awards for her reporting. In 2013, was named Reporter of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Furthermore, she was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with various First Place prizes for investigative reporting and open government reporting. Last but not least, her work was commended by the  Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. (IRE)  on the Wayne County investigation as among the state’s best reporting. 

How Much Does Heather Catallo Earn?

Catallo approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Heather Catallo Worth?

As an investigative reporter, Catallo has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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