Bernadette Heier

Bernadette Heier

Multi-Media Journalist

Bernadette Heier graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Mass Media in May 2019. After interning at KEYC, she was offered a full-time position as a Multi-Media Journalist in August 2019.

• Hometown?

Hosmer, South Dakota

• What's your favorite part of your job?

Meeting so many different people and getting a chance to help tell their stories.

• What's your dream story?

Covering the Red Carpet at the GRAMMYs.

• What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be a singer or an actress.

• What got you interested in news?

I’ve always had a passion for writing and interest in media. After taking a broadcasting class in college and interning at KEYC, I realized I had a strong desire for the news industry, especially environmental stories.

• If you had access to a time machine, where and when would you go?



  • Minnesota State University, Mankato

Recent Articles by Bernadette

  Go Fund Me created for family that lost home in fire

  Funeral homes advised to postpone services amid stay at home order

Deadline to apply for REAL ID pushed back

  Waseca County sets up phone assist line to help deliver essentials

  COVID-19 Quarantine: A look at stress coping strategies to keep a healthy mindset

  Blue Cross Blue Shield, Allina Health join forces to assist with face mask shortage

  Teens promote social distancing, being positive with online campaign

  Blue Earth County Historical Society continues sharing history, but for now, virtually

  Addressing the homeless population amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Local church offers service via drive-in

  Medical face mask shortages: How a local nurse’s idea aims to help community

  Local fitness centers go virtual, bringing workouts to your home

  Greater Mankato Area United Way, Mankato Area Foundation launch community response fund

  Physical Education teacher keeps kids active at home through online workouts

  Backpack Food Program moves to home delivery

Broadband and wireless companies pledge to keep customers connected during coronavirus pandemic

  “Flattening the curve” what that means amid coronavirus outbreak

  MSU extends spring break as faculty prep to move to remote learning for remainder of semester

  Local church gets creative serving communion as social distancing is encouraged

  ECHO food shelf temporarily changes shopping guidelines

  Staying active and healthy as coronavirus spreads

  Mass attendees told they are not obligated to attend masses in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic

  Courtland benefit to raise funds for firefighter diagnosed with rare disorder

  Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial educator awarded Golden Apple

  MSU Mankato set to lead southwest region of state with new entrepreneurship initiative

  New efforts to address homelessness in Minnesota

  Hagedorn addresses concerns on African Swine Fever

  Hundreds of firefighters train at Minnesota State Fire School

  Emmalyne’s Angel Day fundraising event set to help families with critically ill children

  Minnesota can now test for coronavirus