Heather Hottle Robbins
Manager, Media Strategy
News and Media Relations
As manager of media strategy, Heather works closely with members of the media to get unique research, student and University stories to the public. She helps to manage the University’s media relations efforts by organizing incoming media requests, story pitching and tracking of Penn State’s news coverage. She also works with Penn State faculty members to edit and pitch op-ed and other faculty-written submissions and to prepare for media interviews. She occasionally serves as a University spokesperson.
Heather also teaches news editing and basic newswriting courses in the College of Communications. Prior to Penn State, Heather worked as a journalist at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pa.