Melissa Tinklepaugh

Digital Marketing Strategist

Based in upstate New York, Melissa is a digital marketer with seven years of experience serving higher education and nonprofit institutions.

Marketing Experience


Developing digital content such as profiles, blog posts, webpages, video, and marketing emails.

Digital Ads

Managing and executing social media, search, and display advertising. Creating landing pages, forms, and reports.


Planning and executing email nurture campaigns and strategies, including segmentation and messaging.

Writing Portfolio

Cornell Lab Year-end 2016 email header featuring Bullocks Oriole

Cornell Lab Year-end Fundraising Email

To birds, the earth is an entirely interconnected place. They traverse a planet without borders, from nests in the boreal forests of Canada to the tropics of Central and South America for winter.

Cornell Lab Global Big Day 2015 bird map

Cornell Lab Big Day Fundraising Email

Big Day is the Cornell Lab’s biggest conservation fundraiser of the year, as it focuses attention on the conservation concerns birds encounter.

Almond-covered turnover pastries

European-Style Bakeries in Queens

Eat your way through the tastes of Europe without leaving the borough of Queens. Published on, June 2011.

Image of child playing toy next to teaser text for story

New York City’s Specialty Toy Stores

These specialty toy stores know best when it comes to finding the perfect present for your little ones. Published on CityUnlisted, December 2011.

Edible Queens header on winter 2012 cover

The Sweet Life Freelance Story

For 80 years, the Aigner family has made Forest Hills a chocolate mecca. Published in regional food magazine Edible Queens, winter 2012.