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

  Recharge Minnesota ceremony recognizes efforts in electric vehicle expansion across the state

  Gustavus Adolphus College students can return to campus next week

  Owatonna business owner named Minnesota’s Small Business Person of the Year

  People enjoy Fall fun at pick-your-own pumpkin patch

  Community members partake in street clean up

  Veterans Standdown offers local veterans assistance resources

  Goat Yoga returns to Waseca

  Highway 68 to close Monday for construction

  MNSU gets creative with cultural learning amid halt of study abroad program

  'Rec on the Go’ program brings free children activities to area parks

  Mankato West High School students launch social justice club

  BENCHS puppy yard party spurs adoption success

  Community gathers for Pride March and Rally

  Exercise for a cause: Community members walk to end Alzheimer’s disease

Local insurance company gives back to community

  South Central College celebrates completion of $11 million renovation project

  Mankato Symphony Orchestra honors late member with memorial concert

  Upcoming walk aims to raise awareness for suicide prevention

  A recipe for success: Local pizza farm offers unique outdoor dining experience

  Town unveils new Veterans Memorial

  Local mother credits blood donors for helping save her life

  COVID-19 vs. Influenza: Similarities and differences

  Rasmussen College nursing programs go virtual amid pandemic

  Running for Rescues 5k raises funds for local animal shelter

  Mankato East High School Grad receives Triple Threat Award

  Boat parade fundraiser held for Officer Arik Matson

  MnDOT’s Adopt a Highway Program celebrates 30 years

  Senate Democrats unveil climate crisis plan

  Bicyclist struck by car credits helmet for preventing life-threatening injuries

  MNSU, South Central College students return to campus with new safety measures in place