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

  Waseca welcomes new bakery

  Events promote electric cars and clean energy

  Grant helps school teach and practice healthy eating

  Cleveland School construction underway

  A woman’s passion to help military in the workforce sees promising results

  Waseca Chamber learns about mental health in workplace

  North Mankato City Council undergoes work session

  Sota Sisters Boutique opens in North Mankato

  New winery open for business

  Members of Messiah Lutheran Church give back

  Greater Mankato United Way holds human foosball tournament

  Rock Bend Folk Festival kicks off

New boutique opens its doors

Mankato East High School holds Lunch on the Lawn

  Blue Earth Area School proposes an operating levy to increase school funding

  Fairmont man awarded DNR Firearms Safety Instructor of the Year award

  Godahl holds annual Labor Day celebration

  Olive Gardens nationwide say “thank you” to first responders with free lunches

  Minnesotans React to Farmers’ Almanac Winter Prediction

  Gardening tips as fall approaches

  WWII veteran laid to rest in Fairmont

  St. Peter hosts Hatch Chile roasting event

  Unitarian Universalist hosts events supporting LGBTQ community

  Waseca County Public Health and Human Services set to move in new building

Greater Mankato Area United Way upcoming events

  Local artist’s van stolen near Lake Crystal

  People enjoy locally grown and raised food at Farm Feast

  Spring Lake Park Pool closes for summer

  Children learn about pollination at youth conservation day

  Love in Mankato event draws hundreds of people