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 National Travel Journalists Association