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Catherine Rivera-Chardon

Junior / Broadcast Journalism/Theater Minor

Catherine was born and raised in Puerto Rico. During her college career, she joined ComRadio and became a member of the newscast team as an anchor and reporter. An aspiring journalist, Catherine was part of the staff of the Collegiate Review at Penn State Altoona where she acted as a staff writer and editor. She also serves as the media relations manager for the Puerto Rican Student Association at Penn State. Catherine has gained experience outside journalism. In the summer of 2016, she joined the staff of the Orlando Marketing Agency in Florida as a corporate trainer and sales consultant intern and since then has began working on their social media team. Catherine hopes to work in the entertainment industry as a TV/radio personality host for a major news or entertainment network such as CNN or E! Entertainment or as a producer. Follow her on Twitter @CatRivChar or email her at

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