Sheila Balistreri is the producer and anchor of the "Morning Edition." She has been with Channel 2 News since 1994.
Sheila is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA). She is also a military veteran, having spent three years in the Women's Army Corps during the Vietnam War, in which she was a singer and a dancer with the 3rd Army Soldier Show out of Fort McPherson, Georgia.
Sheila has been married for 29 years to Jerry Balistreri, who is an educator. They have two grown children, Nick and Beth.
Nick lives and works in Southern California and Beth is a registered nurse at Providence Hospital in Anchorage.
Sheila started her 35-plus year journalism career in Bismarck, North Dakota, at KFYR-TV, then went on to work in Salt Lake City, Utah as news director for KKAT-102-FM and KCPX Power 99 Radio. She also spent time working at KSL television in Salt Lake.