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

  Tips for treating a sunburn

  Campers get festive with 4th of July campsite decorating contest

Prince statue completes memorial in town where Purple Rain was filmed

  Dozens report identity theft related to unemployment benefits

  Large turnout for Father’s Day at North Links Golf Course

  Local boy’s first birthday celebrated with classic cars

  SCC to celebrate Virtual Minnesota State Week

  Heading Back to the Gym: Tips on safely easing back into an active lifestyle

  American Red Cross testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies

  Camping, activities in full swing at Lake Washington Regional Campground

  Local artist’s featured piece on Walking Sculpture Tour celebrates diversity

  Local daughter, mother children’s books help teach important lessons on race, self love

  24 new sculptures coming for CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour

  Gyms, fitness centers preparing to welcome back members

  Martin County residents receive large free food drop as part of COVID-19 relief

  Local artist revisits illustration talent for exhibit of his past, present art

  Local woman’s organization provides food,supplies for babies cost free

  Drive-in family movie showing comes to North Mankato

  New Ulm offers community scavenger hunt

  Indoor services for restaurants, bars, fitness centers, more can reopen June 10

  Local woman on a mission to give back to National Guard Members deployed to Twin Cities

  Hair salons reopen in Minnesota

North Mankato Medallion Hunt Kicks Off

  Large crowd peacefully gathers in Mankato for rally, protesting George Floyd’s death

  Pond Road Market outdoor sale spurs large turnout

Gustavus Adolphus College virtually celebrates graduating class of 2020

  Community spreads joy to assisted living residents amid pandemic

  Surprise parade held for principal retiring after 31 years

  Census Bureau begins dropping off questionnaire packets at doors in Minnesota

  Program helps fund youth to participate in swimming lessons