Rena Heer joined CP24 as an anchor and reporter in March of 2009. Heer enjoys being on the front lines as news breaks in Toronto.
At CP24, Heer anchored live, national coverage of the Michael Raffrty verdict, reported live from the scene of the Danzig shooting in Toronto and the overnight evacuation of St. James Park. Heer has also covered the Toronto International Film Festival.
She has anchored and reported on the 2010 G20 riots in Toronto, the closure of the Gardiner by Tamil-Canadian protesters, the Toronto garbage strike and the aftermath of the southern Ontario tornado touchdown of 2009.
During the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Heer was CP24’s Reporter in Vancouver, where she landed exclusive interviews with Prime Minister Harper, Walter and Wayne Gretzky, Maëlle Ricker, Scott Moir, Tessa Virtue, Clara Hughes and Olympian’s families. Heer’s Olympic experience began with live coverage of the violent protests on the streets Vancouver just days before the Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony.
Prior to her position at CP24, Rena joined CTV News in 2007 and served in various capacitites at CTV's Canada AM, CTV British Columbia's CTV News at 6. In 2005, Rena took on her first television job on the Global Morning Show at Global BC.
Heer is committed to various charities and has participated in fundraising activities for the Firefighters' Burn Fund, The United Way, and The Breast Cancer Foundation.
Heer was born and raised in the small town of Clearwater, B.C. and attended Simon Fraser University where she graduated with a B.A. in Communications on a scholarship. She also received the 2005 CWC/Rogers Broadcast Technology Scholarship.