Meet the Team

We couldn’t put this podcast together without our team that helps us behind the scenes!

Melanie Heaney, Photographer

Since 2007, Melanie Heaney has traveled around the world, photographing skating. She joined the staff of to develop and oversee the site’s Canadian beat. Since then, her photos have been published online by Golden Skate, the International Skating Union, U.S. Figure Skating, Skate Today, Figure Skaters Online, and in print media including U.S. Figure Skating’s SKATING Magazine. This year, she added This Week in Skating to that list. 

In 2022, Melanie was credentialed as a photographer for XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China. 

Melanie has served as U.S. Figure Skating’s official event photographer since the 2022-2023 season. 

In addition, Melanie has started her own business, Melanie Heaney Photography, where she is the photographer for skating club competitions.