Bernadette Heier

Bernadette Heier

Multi-Media Journalist

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

-- Hometown?

Hosmer, South Dakota

-- Alma Mater?

Minnesota State University, Mankato

-- 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

  A look behind the cameras catching Maverick Hockey

  Govenaires competing marching group welcomes new members

  Locals keep warm with chili cook-off

  Digging Out: Residential and business plowing options

  Medical spa comes to Mankato

  Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home opens boutique to celebrate 20 years of service

  A look at mental health resources in schools

  North Mankato City Council reviews Caswell Park Fieldhouse financial estimates

  S.S. Boutique moves forward with new location, business model

  Long time 4-H leader steps down

  League of women voters discuss census and upcoming legislative session

  Free entrepreneurship training coming to Brown County

  South Central Minnesota Clean Energy Council hosts climate change forum

Just $10,000 short of goal, Greater Mankato Area United Way confident goal within reach

  Grandfather, grandson duet bring music locally for years

  Mankato Area Public Schools report average flu rate among outbreaks across Minnesota

  Mankato Public Safety’s wreath campaign ends

  Performing arts workshops teach connectivity and wellness

  A look inside a farmer’s rink of dreams

  Climbing for a cause: Teams climb hundreds of stairs to help feed children

  As holiday season comes to a close, Kiwanis Lights come down

  Salon and spa encourages self-care

  MNDOT reflects on a decade of road improvements

  Mayo Clinic Health System secures Civic Center naming rights

  Library offers free online arts and crafts lessons

  Local musicians bring music to area for years

  Lake Crystal Lions Club serve free meal

  Creative gift honors past and present family military members

  Frentz named chair of Clean Energy and Climate Caucus

  ‘Run of the Mill’ business turns trees into treasures