Heather Hyatt was raised over the mountain in Haywood County. She attended Western Carolina University where she studied Print Media and Film. After her time at WCU, she was a Photojournalist in the United States Navy and the United States Navy Reserves. Her published work has appeared in national newspapers and magazines.
Heather a.k.a Hyatt Riot is a Jammer and Blocker in the Southeastern roller derby scene. When she’s not rolling on 8 wheels, she announces roller derby for various teams and is a photographer specializing in retro pin up styles. Heather is also a trivia buff, horror movie junkie, avid outdoorswoman and loves to bake cupcakes with her 7 year old son, Zane. She collects vintage cameras. Her favorite bands are Hank III, Reverend Horton Heat, The Black Keys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Joy Division. She also has a special love for classic country music.
As the “Honky Tonk Honey”, she hosts an all classic country show, Honky Tonk 54, on Saturday Nights from 6-10pm on WRGC Radio in addition to her regular evening music show.
Heather is a consummate professional with a passion for delivering community news!