As a Producer in PHL17’s Creative Services Department, Holly works mainly on Weekend Philler: producing and editing segments and managing the show’s social media pages. She loves having a job where she has the creative freedom to tell stories and express herself through video. She started as an intern in January 2018 and has been part of the team ever since.
When she’s not at work, Holly is a student at Temple University. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies and Production with a minor in Public Relations and plans on graduating in May 2020.
In her free time, Holly enjoys cooking, painting, going to the theater, and exploring Philadelphia with her friends.
Harmony Theater is a theater organization for actors with developmental disabilities. Located in Lower Gwynedd, PA, the organization puts on a concert every winter and a musical every spring. Harmony is especially important because, after high school, programming for people with developmental disabilities is sparse. Harmony provides a way for the actors to get involved, make friends, and have a creative outlet. According to Harmony’s General Manager Jen Basmajian (more commonly known as Jenny Bee), volunteering for Harmony “fills a […]
Cyborg Cyber Spin, a triple box design gyroscope coaster dedicated to the DC superhero Cyborg, recently opened at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. Weekend Philler producers Tony Romeo and Kristen Hatfield took the ride for a “spin” and reported that it’s smooth and exciting, and Kristen wasn’t anywhere near throwing up. According to Kaitlin Pitts, Six Flags’ Public Relations Specialist, Six Flags guests “wanted more of a thrill, and we delivered with Cyborg Cyber Spin.” To check out […]
Westville Brewery is South Jersey’s newest craft brewery located in Westville, NJ! Mike, Pam, Chuck and John decided to take their love of beer to the next level a few years ago, but just opened their doors in June of 2018. The town of Westville has been incredibly supportive and welcoming of the new business, located by the old clock on Broadway. Their ever-expanding tap list aims to always include various types of beers, my personal favorite being the “We […]
Ali Houshmand, President of Rowan University, knows how expensive college can be. For many students, an unexpected event such as a parent losing their job can feel like the end of the world . That’s why President Houshmand started Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce: his own hot sauce company where all of the proceeds go directly to an Emergency Fund for Rowan University students in need. Not only is Houshmand’s Hazardous Hot Sauce for a good cause, it’s also delicious! Houshmand […]
Weekend Philler Season 2 was so much fun to make, and we couldn’t do it without you! We put together a montage of some of our favorite memories from Season 2. Thanks for letting us “phill” a little bit of your weekends for the past two years…here’s to many more! By: Holly Huepfel / Weekend Philler Producer Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @hollyhuepfel , follow me on Instagram or send me an email. As always, thanks for the tip!
When Chris Hannah, music teacher at Mennies Elementary school in Vineland NJ, saw a posting for a deaf dog on his local SPCA website, he knew it was meant to be. Hannah’s nephew Kevin is also deaf, so he expected they would be friends right away. However, Cole’s relationship expanded much past his nephew. Hannah says that Cole also has an amazing relationship with his students, and gives inspiration to kids who feel a bit different. After brainstorming in a […]
Located among the Pocono Mountains in Stroudsburg, PA, Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm is dedicated to preserving and accurately presenting 19th Century Pennsylvania German agricultural heritage. The farm was settled in the late 1760’s and was passed from family to family for decades. In the 1890’s, a Victorian parlor was built onto the farmhouse for the bride at the time, and the farm has been preserved with no new additions since. Other attractions include an authentic school house, a traditional […]
If you ask me, there’s nothing spookier than Christmas displays in October. Whatever your jawn is, The GLOW is almost guaranteed to have it. With a display of over 5,000 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns ranging from Philly icons to fine art, there is something for everyone! If you’re looking for somewhere not-so-spooky to take your family this spooky season, take a trip down to Fairmount Park for a Jack-O-Lantern display that can’t be matched! For more info, check out The GLOW’s Facebook […]
What better way to relax and refresh than practicing yoga surrounded by amazing works of art? This was Claire Oosterhaudt’s thinking when she added yoga to the itinerary of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Pay What You Wish Wednesday Nights. Yoga is free after Pay What You Wish admission and accomplished instructors craft a practice that is accessible to yogis of all skill levels. The location of yoga changes with the seasons. In the past, it’s taken place in the […]
Weekend Philler hunts all around Old City to find horcruxes at The Victoria Freehouse’s Halloween Horcrux Hunt! By: Holly Huepfel / Weekend Philler Producer Got a great idea for a story? Tweet me @hollyhuepfel , follow me on Instagram or send me an email. As always, thanks for the tip!