Bernadette Heier

Bernadette Heier

Multimedia 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

  USPS Operation Santa celebrates 108 years, encourages nationwide participation

  River Hills Mall hosts ‘Warm for the Winter’ coat drive

  YMCA encourages community to stay active this winter amid pandemic

  JP Fitness invites public to virtual Thanksgiving 5K for a cause

  South Central College classes move online for remainder of semester

  ‘Extra Trimmings’ fundraiser raises money for Echo Food Shelf

  Minnesota unveils app that tracks COVID-19 exposure

  Bethany Lutheran College announces online learning plans

  Walz, experts stress importance of mental health amid pandemic

  Local business to host 12 days of bikes giveaway

  Mayo Clinic begins COVID-19 testing of MSU Mankato athletes

  Mankato Clinic launches diabetes care center

  Family launches ‘Mac Initiative’ to help parents dealing with infant loss

  North Mankato invites community to partake in holiday lights decorating contest

  MAPS expands free meal pick-up services amid distance learning

  Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 95% effective

  Online silent auction replaces Le Center Chilifest amid COVID-19

  YWCA Youth Camp teaches girls S.T.E.M, entrepreneurship

  Baby reindeer visit children’s museum

  United Way hosts virtual Fire & Ice ball

  From a leader in his field to a leader in class; Army veteran excels in college

  Virtual career fair for veterans coming up

  South Central College celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

  North Mankato requests public feedback on future land use

  “Let it Glow" window display contest encourages Mankato businesses to spread holiday cheer

  Man who shot Waseca officer Arik Matson sentenced

  Prepping for weekend’s deer season opener

  Hagedorn claims victory in reelection campaign

  What’s for lunch? Students learn about voting in mock election

  Bus garage fire sends two people to hospital