Juinor / Broadcast Journalism
Zinnia Maldonado is studying Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media Trends and Analytics. She has a strong interest in researching, investigating, reporting, and data analytics. As a Penn State student, Zinnia has had many opportunities to work on her craft. She was a reporter for PSN-News were she co-anchored the daily news broadcast, wrote scripts on local and international news, and conducted live interviews. She hosted a PSN-TV show, called Hollywood Now. Additionally, she was a reporter for 46-Live, a forty-six-hour live stream covering THON weekend. She interviewed THON dancers, organizations, and families. She hosted various segments throughout the broadcast and utilized 46-Live social media to promote event coverage. Zinnia also served as the diversity news reporter for the Daily Collegian. She plans on pursuing a career in the media industry upon graduation.