Centre County Report: October 9, 2018
On today's Centre County Report, we find out why Pennsylvania has had an unusual number of tornadoes this month. Also, we continue our coverage of the 2018 election with a feature on Republican Lieutenant Governor candidate Jeff Bartos. And community members got a chance to visit local farms to learn more about central Pennsylvania agriculture.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Cherish loves sports and aspires to be a motorsport journalist and work in live sports production.
Raised in the State College area, she gets her love of sports from her father and enjoys traveling to race weekends all over the world.
Cherish believes that being well-versed in different facets of journalism is important and thoroughly enjoys learning about photojournalism and multimedia studies alongside her broadcasting classes.
Cherish works in the Engineering Library. She interned with Intercollegiate Athletics and will never forget being trampled after the Ohio State upset while desperately clinging to a camera cable. She now works with them as an Audio/Visual Production Assistant. Cherish has also completed an internship with the State College Spikes, the Class A Short Season Affiliate of the St Louis Cardinals, working as a Production Associate.
A member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, she has completed classes in Sports Information and Sports Broadcasting.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism, History
Kait is a double major in Broadcast Journalism and History pursuing a career in the broadcast media industry. She will serve as a part of the Centre County Report in Fall 2018. In addition to broadcasting, Kait is the Events Director of VALLEY Magazine. This role highlights her interests in the fashion industry and event planning. She has completed two summer internships, one in Radio Broadcasting with WCBC 1270 AM in Cumberland, MD and another in Production with C-NET in State College, PA.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism/Spanish
Rodaris Richardson is a reporter for the Emmy Award-winning newscast Centre County Report. She is an aspiring bilingual news reporter and anchor. Rodaris is originally from New York City but moved to Reading, PA as a young child. She has always had a passion for writing and storytelling which made it easy to pick a career at Penn State. During her Penn State career, she has had various opportunities in the world of broadcast. Some of which include being a Production Intern for C-NET, Reporter and Anchor for CommRadio, interning On-air for B94.5, On-air Spanish-speaking translator for WXAC 91.3, editorial work in both College Magazine and El Palo Magazine, and working with BCTV back home.
Senior / Telecommunication
Cameron is a twenty nine year old Telecommunications Major from Baltimore County. Cameron is an eleven year veteran of the United States Air Force, with his specialty focused in Military Police & Security duties better known as “Security Forces”. In 2014 Cameron transitioned to the Maryland Air National Guard and began his journey at Pennsylvania State University. While at Penn State Cameron discovered his love for Television Studio Production and enjoys the experience he gains working in the Centre County Report.
Senior / Telecommunications
Tiana Brown is a twenty-year-old Penn State student from a small town called Willingboro, NJ. After realizing that pursuing a career path in medicine was not what she wanted to do, she quickly discovered that television production was her calling. She has gained experience as a production intern for Penn State Athletics, WPSU Sports, C-Net, and FOX 29 in Philadelphia. Tiana is also the director of her own talk show called Shades of State, as well as the videographer for two organizations, L.O.C.K.S. and Ambitions Dance Company.
Senior / Telecommunication
Born in Busan, South Korea.
Started to get interest in communication field by starting media club at International School.
Currently in PIDEO working as a head director.
(Penn State Video Club) - official club in PSU
Worked in MBC’s lighting team during summer break of 2017 (broadcast station in Korea).