Wheeling Heritage Media
Wheeling Heritage Media
Wheeling Heritage Media, a subsidiary of Wheeling Heritage, creates a variety of multimedia experiences in order to tell Wheeling’s story, both past and present. Through videos, podcasts, photos, and more, they create content and provide digital access to help more people feel connected and engaged with this vibrant, growing community.
Telling Our Story
From videos documenting Wheeling’s Juneteenth celebration and profiling local artists like Bob Villamagna to audio presentations like its 6-episode series on Wheeling’s history through Henry Schmulbach, Wheeling’s most notorious brewer, Wheeling Heritage Media is helping to document, contextualize and amplify the most important stories happening in the Wheeling area.
See Our Work
Redeveloping the Wheeling-Pitt Building into Loft Apartments - Wheeling, WVThe Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Building, originally known as the Schmulbach Building, is being redeveloped by Coon Restoration into a 128-unit apartment complex - The Historic Wheeling-Pitt Lofts.
The Public Market and the Farmers Who Feed Wheeling, WVThe Public Market is a project of Grow Ohio Valley, a nonprofit whose mission is to build thriving communities through local food. The market offers a year-round outlet for local farmers to sell their goods and build connections with the communities they nourish.
Read more on Weelunk: https://weelunk.com/watch-public-market-farmers-feed-wheeling/
Juneteenth Celebration 2021 - Wheeling, WVOn June 19th, 2021, Wheeling, WV, hosts their 3rd annual Juneteenth celebration. Citizens met in Market Plaza to hear speeches from government officials, nonprofit activists and leaders in the Black community. After the ceremony, all were invited to celebrate at Heritage Port with music, food and fellowship.
Henry: The Life and Legacy of Wheeling’s Most Notorious Brewer (Podcast Promo)Produced by Wheeling Heritage Media, our podcast takes a deep dive on Henry Schmulbach, a German brewer in Wheeling, whose life touched on important themes in the city, including immigration, politics, industrialization and crime. Whether you’re interested in Wheeling, brewing, or just people with fascinating life stories, we think you’ll enjoy the story of Wheeling’s most notorious brewer.
Listen here: https://weelunk.com/multimedia/podcasts/
How Popsicles are Made: The Ziegenfelder Company - Wheeling, WVTake a look behind the scenes to learn how popsicles are made at the Zigenfelder Company in Wheeling, WV. Since 1861, Ziegenfelder has been bringing smiles to people’s faces near and far with their sweet treats. The family-owned company began with producing candy, but over time has evolved to become one of the largest producers of frozen twin pops in the country.
Read more: https://weelunk.com/out-of-the-ashes-wheelings-ziegenfelder-company-stronger-than-ever/
Rural Arts Collaborative - Oglebay InstituteThe Oglebay Institute in Wheeling, WV, has been working closely with the Rural Arts Collaborative. RAC provides hands-on, project based-learning programs to schools in rural counties through year-long artist residencies. RAC residencies promote a broads range of thinking skills, develop social skills, motivate students and support a positive school environment. This video explores the impact and experiences of several artists who participated in the residencies.
Oglebay Institute: https://oionline.com
Rural Arts Collaborative: https://ruralartscollaborative.org
Meet Our Team
Digital Content Specialist
Dillon Richardson hails from Moundsville and he has always been involved and engaged in the Wheeling community. He attended West Liberty University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media Design. Read Dillon’s full bio.