Heide Brandes

Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Phone: 405-623-0665
heide@heidewrites.com
www.heidewrites.com

 Professional with 20 years of journalism experience and published work  Award-winning journalist and editor for multiple diverse news publications.  Proven ability to identify, research and write compelling articles and projects while meeting established deadlines.

Qualifications

 Writing/Editing/Layout & Design  Research/Interview Experience  Web & Print Content Development  PR Strategies & Campaigns  Corporate Communications  Creative Team Leadership  Public Speaking  Development of PR plans  Social Media Development  Public & Media Relations  Disaster Response Training  Photography

Awards

Marshall Gregory Award for Outstanding Reporting in Education - News Marshall Gregory Award for Outstanding Reporting in Education - Features Marshall Gregory Award for Outstanding Reporting in Education - News Reporting

Oklahoma Press Association awards for news writing, feature writing, personal column

Memberships

Board member for the Oklahoma Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists * Association of Women in Communications (Board member) * Society of Professional Journalists Oklahoma Chapter (Board member) * National Travel Journalists Association of America * Outdoor Writers of America Association