Heather Brandon is digital content manager and editor for WNPR. She lives in Hartford with her husband and three children. Heather previously worked as a producer for Where We Live, The Colin McEnroe Show, and news broadcasts. She created and authored the Hartford and Springfield blog Urban Compass, which focused on local urban development, politics, and community building.
Prior to writing the blog, Heather co-owned a graphic design and website development business, and founded and edited an all-volunteer youth 'zine.
Heather grew up in Pittsburgh and relocated to New England in 1994. She has a master's degree in public policy from Trinity College, and a bachelor's degree in Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College.