Heather Lewis was raised in the small town of Alma, Arkansas, and as a local girl, grew up watching 5NEWS.
She graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. After interning with 5NEWS, she fell in love with the news industry.
Heather joined the team as a reporter in 2011 and by the following year became a morning anchor.
When she’s not reporting, you can find her cheering on the Razorbacks, eating at favorite spots in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley, traveling, working out, or learning how to play the guitar.

Recent Articles
  • Bruno Mars Booked For Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Grammy-winning pop singer Bruno Mars will deliver the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show next February, the NFL announced Sunday.

  • Manning Ties Several NFL Records in Broncos Win

    Manning tied an NFL-record with seven touchdown passes on Thursday as the Broncos steamrolled the Ravens 49-27 at Sports Authority Field in Denver.

  • Local Weekend Events

    From a Glow Run 5K to sampling a cupcake competition, here's a quick look at events in our area to keep you entertained.

  • Three Arrested In Drug Busts At Bentonville Businesses

    Three people were arrested Tuesday (Sept. 3) in drug busts at two Bentonville businesses. Courtaney Muldrew was arrested in connection with a raid at Mello Cuts at 902 S.W. 2nd St., according to a news release from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. Also, Joshua Ward and Jake Waclawski were taken into custody after a search warrant was served at Olympus Body Art Emporium at 104  S. Walton Blvd., according to the news release. Both men were arrested on […]

  • 5NEWS Fit: Weight Loss Surgery

    How do you know if you qualify for weight loss surgery?

  • Campbell’s Recalls Mislabeled SpaghettiOs

    Campbell’s Soup Company is recalling 1,920 cans of Swanson Chicken Broth because SpaghettiOs with Meatballs are inside the can. The SpaghettiOs with Meatball cans were mislabeled and sent to Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. The problem was discovered after the company received two consumer complaints of incorrectly labeled product. The 14.5-oz. cans of Campbell’s Swanson 100% Natural Chicken Broth had a use-by date of January 23, 2015. The mislabeling also brings […]

  • Hog Tailgating and Parking Regulations

    Are you planning to go to the Razorbacks season-opening football game this Saturday? There are a few rules and regulations to keep in mind before you head to out to Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville to see Arkansas take on Louisiana. Tailgating at the Stadium: No tents are allowed in a parking space. Tailgaters must setup after 5 p.m. Friday (August 30). Clean up by noon Sunday (September 1). No bags, backpacks, camera cases, or large purses are […]

  • King Almost Didn’t Talk About “The Dream”

    On the 50th anniversary of this historic civil rights event, we take a look at what you might not know about MLK's speech and the March on Washington.

  • Justin Timberlake, *NSYNC Take Over MTV Video Music Awards

    Justin Timberlake won video of the year at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, capping off a night full of memorable moments for the singer.

  • Photos: Back-to-School

    Parents across the area are snapping first day pictures as students head back to school.

  • Meals to Fuel Kids for School

    Easy meals and snacks you can make to keep kids energized all day long at school.

  • Do’s and Don’ts of Dorm Room Living

    The transition from high school to college can be a tough one. Students who plan to live on campus often wonder what they should buy or not buy. Heather and Jay teamed up with Bed, Bath, and Beyond to build their own dorm rooms.