Heidi Collins Biography – Heidi Collins Wiki
Heidi Collins is an American correspondent and news anchor. She serves as a news anchor for KMSP-TV Fox 9 News in Minneapolis – Saint Paul. Collins previously worked for CNN. Collins was born in Minnesota, United States. She attended Mounds View High School in Arden Hills. She graduated from the University of Maryland, with a B.S. in Journalism. She started her journalism career at KFDX-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas. Collins later anchored for KKTV in Colorado Springs and KUSA in Denver, Colorado.
In 2002, she joined CNN, where she served as an anchor on CNN Headline News. In time she moved up to American Morning, CNN’s morning news program, where she served as newsreader and substitute co-anchor. Collins was then replaced on American Morning by Carol Costello and became a correspondent and fill-in anchor for Anderson Cooper 360° op to September 2006.
During the 2008 Veteran’s Day, Collins interviewed President George W. Bush live on the deck of the decommissioned USS Intrepid, an event she calls the highlight of her career. In 2010, the network decided not to renew Collins contract. On January 15, 2010, while she was reporting on the earthquake in Haiti, Sanjay Gupta CNN’s chief medical correspondent wished Heidi farewell, mentioning that it was her last day. She left CNN in 2010.
On September 28, 2010, it was announced that Collins would be joining the Minneapolis-Saint Paul station KMSP-TV Channel 9 News at 5 and 9 PM as an anchor, replacing the retiring Robyne Robinson. Her first broadcast was on Wednesday, October 13, 2010. On July 29, 2013, Collins left KMSP-TV. Her prepared statement in confirming the departure only indicated that she was going to pursue future opportunities in both television and global business. Collins is a recipient of three Edward R. Murrow awards as well as an Associated Press Award in the best documentary category.
Heidi Collins Age
She was born June 1, 1967, in Minnesota, United States.
Heidi Collins Husband
She is married to her husband Matt Collins. Her husband is a former Air Force fighter pilot. Collins and one of her sons are among the 1% of the American population diagnosed with Celiac Disease. The family resides in Minnesota, United States. Due to the high risk of miscarriage caused by the Celiac Disease condition, Collins and her husband choose to use a surrogate mother to carry and deliver their second son.
Heidi Collins Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of $75 thousand.
Heidi Collins Net Worth
Heidi Collins Net Worth is estimated to be $2 million.