Heidi Uhing studied English at the University of Iowa and journalism at the University of Nebraska--Lincoln. She previously worked for the nonpartisan, one-house Nebraska Legislature for 14 years, providing civic education programming for various audiences. There she was director of the Unicameral Information Office and editor of its news website and weekly publication, The Unicameral Update.
Prior to that, Heidi served as public information officer for the Nebraska Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence.
Heidi enjoys old houses and current events and tends backyard chickens with her spouse, Scott Scholz.