Heidi Watney Biography
Heidi Watney is a popular American sportscaster and TV Personality currently serving as a correspondent reporter for Apple TV+. Previously, she served as a host and sports anchor for the MLB Network, New England Sports in Boston and Time Warner in Los Angeles. Heidi has also appeared in a music video for a Dropkick Murphys record called Going Out in Style. She even worked as a weekend sports anchor for two other stations based in her hometown, Fresno.
Watney was born and raised in Fresno, California by a middle-class native American family. She grew up a very active young girl who loved diving and participating in gymnastics. Heidi studied at the Clovis West High School located in her hometown. She was part of the high school cheerleading team and liked doing other activities like diving and hurdles. Heidi graduated from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She was able to finish her college studies through an academic scholarship under the National Merit Scholar. Witney even competed in the Miss California beauty pageant and bagged the first run-up position in 2002.
Heidi began her career as a sportscaster officially in early September 2003 as the morning traffic reporter for KMPH News based in Fresno. Eventually, her incredible work ethic earned her the weekend sports anchor position and the weekday sports reporter post in 2005. In 2008, Heidi left KMPH news and moved to Massachusetts where she served as the gameday reporter for the Boston Red Sox under the New England Sports Network (NESPN).
She also hosted the Ultimate Red Sox show and Red Sox Report. In 2012, Watney left NESPN and began working as a reporter for the Time Warner Cable Sports Net and LA Galaxy. Heidi spent almost five years at LA Galaxy before joining the news team at MLB Network in 2021. She spent nine years at MLB while balancing her work as a host on Quick Pitch. Watney left MLB and Quick Pitch and joined Apple TV+ in 2022.
Heidi Watney Age
Heidi is 41 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 19, 1981, in Fresno, California, United States. In addition, Heidi also celebrates her birthday on May 19th every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Taurus.
Heidi Watney Height
How tall is Heidi Watney? Watney stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1,78 m). She also weighs approximately 65 kilograms (143 Ibs). Additionally, Heidi’s other body measurements are 31-24-35 inches. Her hair color is blonde and her eye color is blue.
Heidi Watney Family
Watney was born to her parents Paula Watney (mother) and Mike Watney (father). Her mother is a former reporter while her father is a US army veteran. Heidi also grew up alongside her older brother Josh Watney and other siblings. Her family still lives and works in Fresno California, USA. She is also the first cousin of a famous professional American golfer named Nick Watney
Heidi Watney Husband
Who is Heidi Watney’s Husband? Watney is currently married to her husband, Mike Wickham. The two met back in early 2012 through a mutual friend and they exchanged numbers. Eventually, Heidi and Mike sparked feelings for each other and dated for two years before getting married. Heidi married her husband Mike through a private white-themed wedding ceremony that was held in her hometown Fresno. The couple now lives together with their two kids at their family home situated in California.
Heidi Watney Kids
Heidi and her husband are blessed with two wonderful children named Jaxson and Chase Wickham. Jaxson is her firstborn son who was born on April 26, 2018, while Chase is her youngest. Chase was born in early 2020.
Heidi Watney Net Worth
Watney has an estimated net worth of around $3 million USD. This amount has been calculated from her assets and the number of properties under her name. Heidi’s source of income is her career as Sportscaster and reporter.
Heidi Watney Quick Pitch | Red Sox
Heidi is the former host of Quick Pitch, MLB and the New England Sports Network(NESPN). She even spent time serving as the gamed day reporter for the Boston Red Sox under NESPN. Watney now appears as a sports reporter and anchor for Apple TV+ sports news. She has been playing her new role in the station’s baseball news segments since April 2022.
Heidi Watney Salary
How much does Heidi Watney Make? Watney earns an annual salary ranging from $100,000 to $250,000 annually. This is according to Apple TV’s payroll.