Theodore Schaeffer

Theodore Schaeffer

  • Copywriter
421 Ag Administration Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Creative ideation
  • Creative leadership/teamwork
  • Branding
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Marketing
  • Spanish/English Translation


  • B.A. Liberal Arts, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Arabic Basic Course/Russian Basic Course, Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA

Ted is a copywriter for print, digital, and broadcast media on the Creative Services team. 

Ted brings decades of experience telling brand stories that boost enrollment, win elections, champion causes, and increase sales. 

Ted read the great books at St. John's College in Santa Fe and finished his undergraduate degree at the University of New Mexico. He spent nearly twenty years in San Antonio, TX as both a freelance and agency copywriter, crafting original copy across platforms and adapting Spanish language copy for the general market. 

Ted tries to farm on twenty-five acres outside State College along with his wife and kids. He is a decorated combat veteran and serves as an officer in the United States Army Reserve.