Title: Home writer
Education: University of Alabama, Florida State University
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Expertise: Home, Health, Culture, Lifestyle

Heidi King is a full-time freelance writer, editor, and project manager with over 20 years of experience. She has contributed to brands like Southern Living, Hallmark, Woman’s Day, and more.


Since 1998, Heidi King has been a freelance writer, editor, content strategist, and project manager. During her time in the publishing industry, she’s gained experience in numerous areas, such as marketing for brands, SEO, interviewing, copy editing, and fact checking.

As a project manager, Heidi has managed and facilitated cross-channel projects for clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies, specializing in web navigation architecture, editorial designs, and managing other freelancers. Her client list includes 1-800-Flowers.com, Southern Living magazine, Hallmark, Woman’s Day, and many more.

Heidi is also an author, and her book “Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch” was published in 2021.


Heidi holds a bachelor’s degree in English and journalism from the University of Alabama, and she completed a rhetoric and writing program at Florida State University in 2019.

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