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

  Chankaska Creek raises funds for MSU men’s basketball program with new wine

  Mankato Area Public Schools students return to the classroom

  Deadline approaches to enter Mankato Poetry Walk and Ride contest

  Pink and Blue Ribbon Foundation aims to support those impacted by infant loss

  TNT Eats Food Truck to open restaurant in Mankato

  State of Ag Survey identifies area needs

  Avoiding ice dams amid thawing temps

  State recognizes school bus drivers going the extra mile

  High school seniors react to returning to classrooms

  Pick of the Litter: Charlie

  Local shelter sees steady use amid winter season

  MRCI seeks new hires to expand day services program

  Walz gives OK for middle, high schools to fully reopen

  Mankato Symphony teams up with local restaurant to offer date night experience

  Home improvement services for seniors, veterans coming to greater Minnesota

  Community card program spreads joy in assisted livings

  Winter care tips for trees, shrubs

  Minnesota agencies roll out plan to tackle ‘forever chemicals’

  BECHS hosts virtual tour of historic Mankato locations

  Tips for preparing winter emergency kit for your vehicle

  Financial assistance programs available to help keep the heat on

  Minnesota State Patrol to launch speed crackdown

  Amid pandemic, teacher gets creative with masks for theater

  New CPR training facility coming to Mankato

  Mayo Clinic health officials reflect on one year of COVID-19

  Minnesota CBD industry: Potential growth if state legalizes recreational marijuana

  MAPS education director receives educator excellence award

  New Ulm Middle School students win national FBI online safety award

  In-home caregiving job opportunities grow amid pandemic

  MDH warns against COVID-19 vaccine scams