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Heide Brandes

Heide Brandes regularly contributes to numerous state, regional and national publications including BBC Travel, National Geographic, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Forbes, United Airlines Hemispheres, Sierra Magazine, The Guardian UK, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Smithsonian, The New York Times, and others. She also served as the Oklahoma correspondent for Reuters News Service.

Heide is also public speaker and writing instructor who often speaks to writer groups, college classes and professional organizations. She holds numerous writing honors and served as a media relations professional for non-profit organizations.