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Heather Schmelzlen

Heather Schmelzlen

Heather Schmelzlen is a social media expert based out of Brooklyn, New York City.

Schmelzlen is currently a Social Media Specialist at The Washington Post.

She previously worked in social media for MailOnline and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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Education

Heather Schemelzlen graduated from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 2011.

While Schemelzlen was studying at Penn State she was involved in, The Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper .

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Career

Since March 2015, Heather Schemelzlen has been a Social Media Specialist for WP Brand Studio, the multimedia advertisingdivision of the The Washington Post.

She is based out of New York City.

[0] [6]Schemelzlen previously worked as a United States Social Media Editor for MailOnline in New York City from 2013-2015.

[0] [3] From 2011-2013, Schemelzlen worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania .

She first worked as a Page Designer before being promoted to Social Media Content Editor.

[0] [3]In the summer of 2011, Schemelzlen worked as a Design Intern at the The New York Times Editing Center in Gainesville, Florida.

[0]From 2007-2011, while studying at Penn State, Schemelzlen worked in various roles including Visual Editor, Metro Editor, Crime and Courts Reporter, and Greeks Reporter for The Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper.

[0]In the summer of 2009, Schemelzlen worked as a News Reporting Intern for The Morning Call.

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Accolades

In September 2018, one of Schemelzlen's viral tweets, " its the weekend baby.

you know what that means.

its time to drink precisely one beer and write it on my calendar" was recognized by the The Huffington Post in their weekly list of "The 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week (Sept. 22-28)".

Schemelzlen's tweet mocked the calendar alibi used by United States Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh to defend against an allegation of sexual assault brought by Palo Alto University professor, Christine Blasey Ford.

The tweet received over 20,000 retweets and 100,000 likes on Twitter.

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In 2018, WP Brand Studio was nominated for Webby Award for a multimedia advertising piece for Paramount Pictures.

Schemelzlen and three other WP Brand Studio team members worked on the piece titled "Truth to Power: The "Inconvenient" Voices taking on Climate Change" which used photo, video, and text to tell the story of the environmental movement.

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References

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Citation Linklinkedin.comHeather Schmelzlen on LinkedIn
Sep 29, 2018, 2:30 AM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comHeather Schmelzlen on Facebook
Sep 29, 2018, 2:31 AM
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Citation Linknewsinteractive.post-gazette.comHeather Schmelzlen's work for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sep 29, 2018, 2:32 AM
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Citation Linkmedium.comHeather Schmelzlen on Medium
Sep 29, 2018, 2:32 AM
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Citation Linkinstagram.comHeather Schmelzlen on Instagram
Sep 29, 2018, 2:34 AM
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Citation Linkwebbyawards.comOne of Schmelzlen's pieces was nominated for a Webby Award
Sep 29, 2018, 2:48 AM
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Citation Linkhuffingtonpost.caThe 20 Funniest Tweets From Women This Week (Sept. 22-28)
Sep 29, 2018, 2:49 AM
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Citation Linkwashingtonpost.comWPBrand Studio homepage
Sep 29, 2018, 2:51 AM
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Citation Linktwitter.comHeather Schmelzlen's viral tweet mocking the calendar alibiused by Supreme CourtNominee Brett Kavanaugh
Sep 29, 2018, 3:34 AM
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Citation Linktwitter.comHeather Schmelzlen on Twitter
Sep 29, 2018, 3:52 AM
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Citation Linkwashingtonpost.comTruth to Power: The "Inconvenient" Voices taking on Climate Change
Sep 29, 2018, 3:52 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comViral tweet by Heather Schmelzlen mocking the calendar alibi used by Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh [9]
Sep 29, 2018, 3:51 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Heather Schmelzlen [4]
Sep 29, 2018, 3:54 AM