Heather Good is an anchor, producer and multimedia journalist for WTHI-TV in Terre Haute.
Good joined the Channel 10 News Team in October 2017 as a multimedia journalist and was promoted to weekend evening anchor in October 2018. In 2019, Heather took on additional duties as the weekend morning producer and anchor. You can now see her each Saturday and Sunday for News 10 This Morning, News 10 at Six, News 10 on MyFox10 and News 10 Nightwatch.
Good’s work in Terre Haute has been recognized by fellow journalists. In 2018, she was awarded third place in the Breaking News Category of the Society of Professional Journalists Best in Indiana journalism contest for her live reports on a deadly officer involved shooting.
Heather made stops in Evansville, Indiana and Champaign, Illinois before moving to the Wabash Valley. She was the weekend anchor and producer as well as the lead reporter for WEVV-TV. Good was responsible for launching an hour long newscast on FOX and a half-hour newscast on CBS. During her time in the Tri-State, she was recognized by the Indiana Broadcasters Association as a finalist in the General News Reporting category for her report on an active shooter drill at a church preschool. Heather was also recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists earning first place in the Election and Campaign Coverage category for her work on the series “Focused on the Candidates.” She was awarded a third place in the Coverage of Children’s Issues category.
Heather landed her first television job at WICD-TV. She was hired as the Vermilion County Bureau Chief but was often referred to as the “utility player” filling-in for many jobs. Good acted as an anchor, producer and weather forecaster frequently.
She is also a member of the Society of Professional Journalists Indy Pro Board.
Good is the proud product of the University of Indianapolis. She was a member of the UIndy TV program for four years and held titles of Promotions Director, News Director, and Operations Manager. It was during her time at UIndy Heather first became involved with the Society of Professional Journalists. She founded the school’s SPJ Chapter before graduating in May 2013. Heather led the UIndy TV staff earning several individual and group awards from the Indiana Broadcasters Association and SPJ.
Heather is a Hoosier at heart. She grew up in Goshen, Indiana. Good became interested in television after working for GTV, a multimedia class producing morning announcements and other news and entertainment packages.
Heather loves spending her free time with her dog, Apollo and her cat, Hercules. She is also happily engaged to be married to Storm Team 10’s Brady Harp.
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The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) will soon reinstate visitation for federal inmates. The BOP stopped offering the benefit in March when it became clear COVID-19 was a serious issue. The news of visitation resuming is welcome to inmates and their families but a union leader, representing employees in Terre Haute, says the decision is a misstep.
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News 10's Heather Good served as a media witness for Dustin Honken's execution. This is her first-hand account of how it happened.
Wesley Purkey was sentenced to death for the violent rape and murder of 16-year-old Jennifer Long, of Kansas City, Missouri. Purkey dismembered the girl’s body before burning it and dumping the remains in a septic pond.
Daniel Lewis Lee was executed by lethal injection 16 hours after his scheduled death. Lee used his final moments to stare through the glass of the media witness room to say “you’re killing an innocent man.”
“Back Home Again: A Patriotic Salute” is Sunday, July 5th. The performance begins in Forest Park at 8pm. It will feature Independence Day favorites.
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