Heather is the founder and director of Project Facet, an initiative to help news organizations to create and manage effective and meaningful editorial collaborations with other newsrooms, freelancers and community partners. She started in journalism in Alaska working in newspapers before moving into public radio and television at KTOO Public Media where she served as the digital editor, guiding the design and implementation of digital strategy. In 2015 she received a grant from the Knight Prototype to build Facet, an open source online platform that facilitates the logistics of editorial collaboration. She was a John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University in 2016-2017 where she continued her work in collaboration. She consults on editorial collaboration, digital strategy and news design.