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
Nelson Jordan Center - Wheeling, WVThe Nelson Jordan Center is a staple institution in the East Wheeling neighborhood. With city officials currently weighing the concerns of maintenance and funding, it's important to step back and look at the impact this center has made over the years. The Wheeling Heritage Media Team sat down with Rod Lee, director of the Nelson Jordan Center, as well as some of its devoted members, to get a glimpse into what makes this space a vital hub within our community.
Read our article on Weelunk: https://weelunk.com/nelson-jordan-center-place-of-refuge/
Mount Carmel Monastery to be Renovated into Boutique Hotel - Wheeling, WVFather and son developers, Jeff and Jeffrey Morris, have taken on a renovation project of the Monastery on Carmel Rd in Wheeling, WV. Previous owners converted the monastery into an apartment building, hiding much of the original architecture of the building. The Morris’s explain their plan to uncover that original beauty as they renovate it into a boutique hotel, complete with a restaurant, bar and venue.
Read more: https://weelunk.com/monastery-rebuilds-look-inside-mount-carmels-changing-walls-beating-heart/
Danny Padden: Investment Advisor/Drifting Enthusiast - Wheeling, WVPeople aren’t always defined by their day jobs. Danny Padden is an investment advisor by day, and a car drifter by night. There are plenty who have quite fascinating second jobs or pastimes. Our series, Like Night and Day, shines the spotlight on those who are finding time for their passion, after their 9-5.
Read our article on Weelunk: https://weelunk.com/night-day-financial-planner-order-chaos-drifting/
Campeti's General Shoe Hospital - Wheeling, WVJoe Campeti, owner of Campeti's General Shoe Hospital, tells the story of Wheeling's longest running shoe repair shop, and his search for an apprentice.
Read our article on Weelunk: https://weelunk.com/third-generation-campeti-puts-heart-into-soles/
Wheeling, WV: HGTV Hometown Takeover SubmissionWe're proud to have worked on this project for Wheeling, WV City Government's HGTV Hometown Takeover submission, and we're proud to keep telling the stories of our community, both past and present. We aim to help preserve, and to continue building on the things that make Wheeling so extraordinary. The Nelson Jordan Center is an important part of East Wheeling, and we're thankful to all those who shared their stories with us.
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/
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.