Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Laurel Hyneman is an anchor, producer, and reporter for the Tuesday newscast of the Centre County Report. She is a Schreyer's Honors College scholar and is pursuing a degree in Broadcast Journalism with minors in Business and Theatre. She is a former intern for the American Pavilion at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in the South of France, abc27 in Harrisburg, PA, and 69 News WFMZ-TV in Reading, PA. Laurel is very active in Penn State's community. She is involved in Penn State Network Television as the Executive Producer and Showrunner for Dear Old State, a mockumentary comedy following the lives of Penn State students. She also has time to refine her writing skills as the President of the Penn State Association of Journalists for Diversity. Throughout her experiences inside and outside the classroom, she has gained experience in using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Microsoft Word, JVC and DSLR cameras. Laurel is goal-oriented, ambitious, and enthusiastic about pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.