Whitney Allerheiligen of Quincy is an Account Executive in the Retail Advertising Department. She joined The Herald-Whig in June 2017. Whitney spent most of her childhood in northern Illinois and at an early age decided to pursue her passion for weather. She received a bachelor's degree in broadcast meteorology in December 2010 from Mississippi State University. In March 2011, she began working at WGEM-TV as a reporter, as well as presenting the weather on weekend newscasts. She continued her work as a TV personality for six years before pursuing a new career in advertising sales.