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.
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?
Locals discuss the need for affordable housing ahead of Homeless Day on the Hill at the State Capitol, where hundreds of community members convene for a day of advocacy meeting with lawmakers, attending committee hearings and more.