Centre County Report: October 12, 2018

Newscast posted October 12, 2018 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report, see why State College Mayor, Don Hahn, was suspended 12 stories off the ground. Also, changes were made to Penn State's Homecoming court. Plus, our preview of tomorrow's PSU-MSU football game.

About the Contributors

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Tom Shively

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tom Shively is a senior from Ashburn, Virginia. He is one of the CommRadio sports directors for the 2018-19 school year. He serves as the women’s volleyball and men’s basketball producer and has broadcasted several Penn State sports including the 2018 NFL Draft as well as hosting a talk show airing weekly on CommRadio. Tom also works for GoPSUsports.com, doing feature-style coverage of women’s volleyball and women’s basketball. Last summer, he interned at Blue Lion Multimedia, a local film company in the Washington, DC area. E-mail him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or follow him on Twitter @t_shives.

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Logan Westrope

Junior / Communications

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Matt Freiler

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Matt is a senior from the heart of Pennsylvania’s coal region near Pottsville. Matt works part-time in the Game Operations department for Penn State Athletics, serving as the public address announcer and sound operator for Penn State Softball. Within student media, Matt is a member of CommRadio’s management team as social media director. He also does play-by-play broadcasting and producing for the station’s sports department. On the television side, Matt served as a sports anchor for the Centre County Report, and hosts the weekly segment “Penn State Sports Court” on PSN-TV. To contact Matt, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Ally Lutter

junior / Broadcast Journalism

Ally is a junior from Huntingdon Valley, PA minoring in French. Her love for sports has influenced her focus within journalism. While at Penn State she has completed a live video internship and will continue working part-time with Penn State athletics. Over the summer, Ally worked freelance as a replay operator for the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Ryan Hatfield

Senior /

Ryan is a Telecommunications major and English BA/MA student at Penn State University, originally from Harrisburg, PA. He’s interned for B94.5 Radio, Lady Lions Basketball, Harrisburg Improv Theatre, and WITF Public Broadcasting working with social media, video/audio production, graphic design and writing. Ryan is involved with several organizations on campus including Phroth Humor Publication and Full Ammo Improv. Currently, he’s an executive producer for the Centre County Report.

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Anastasia Skold

Senior / Telecommunication

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” As senior majoring in Telecommunications and minoring in Political Science at The Pennsylvania State University, Anastasia has already learned a lot about broadcast media. She’s acquired hands on training in a control room for multi-camera live productions. Along with this, she has expanded her knowledge with social media, photography and videography by working independently on projects. Currently, she is interning with Penn State Athletics covering a variety of games during the fall semester. She is also the Internal Director for State of State. Anastasia fell in love with a faced paced environment and hopes to bring her creative talents to a producer position in the near future. You can contact Anastasia at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Erin Johnson

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Erin is from Alexandria, Virginia, majoring in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in International Affairs and has a focus in sports media through the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. She is currently the President of the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) at Penn State. AWSM Penn State was awarded Student Chapter of the Year for the 2017-2018 academic year by the national organization. Erin has interned with the Penn State women’s soccer team, B94.5 All the Hits radio station, and Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. Her previous semester was spent studying Social Sciences in Amsterdam, Netherlands at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Following graduation, Erin hopes to work in television sports broadcasting as a multimedia reporter, anchor, or producer. To contact Erin, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or follow her on social media (Twitter/Instagram) @ErinJohns004.

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Katie Schreckengast

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Katie Schreckengast is from Palmyra, Pennsylvania.  She spent the summer of 2018 at PennLive.com as a social media reporter and traveled the state highlighting local events with a focus on lifestyle and culture reporting.  This fall, Schreckengast will serve as the Public Relations Officer for the Pennsylvania State University Marching Blue Band. This is her second time holding this position and during the 2016-2017 season she more than tripled the organization’s social media following in less than a year.

Schreckengast is passionate about social media marketing and hopes to utilize her broadcasting and social media skills in the future.