The Journey

Newscast/Story/Video posted May 7, 2016 in Best of CommMedia by Centre County Report.


A team of student journalists from Penn State University's College of Communications traveled to Athens and Lesbos Greece this spring to see the migrant crisis first hand and to bring you the stories of the refugees' journey.

About the Contributors

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victorialaguardia

Senior / Telecommunications

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Scott Cikowski

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Currently, Cikowski is a Videographer, Reporter, Field Producer, and Editor for the Centre County Report.

He is also a Production Assistant for “Unrivaled: The Penn State Football Story” and a videographer/editor for The Penn State Women’s Basketball show, “Courtside with Coquese.” Both shows air throughout Central Pennsylvania on WPSU - Penn State Public Media.

This Spring Scott will be traveling to Greece for one week as student within Penn State’s International Reporting Program.

He is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications.

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Jess Arnold

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Marketing

Jess Arnold is a senior dual majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing with minors in Spanish and International Business. Her ultimate goal is to be an International Correspondent living abroad. After reporting, anchoring, and producing for PSN News, she is excited to be an Executive Producer for the Centre County Report this semester. This past summer, she interned in the Digital Media Department for the Discovery Channel where she worked on Deadliest Catch and Shark Week. One of her all time favorite experiences was her study abroad trip in Buenos Aires, Argentina. While there, she served as a reporter in the Arts and Media Section for the Buenos Aires Herald, one of the city’s oldest newspapers.

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Jordan Tracy

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jordan Tracy is a senior broadcast journalism major from Lancaster, PA who will graduate in May 2016. On campus he works as a resident assistant and participates in Penn State Network Television as a producer and host. He interned for CBS Local in New York City as the sports intern where he contributed written content and assisted in day to day operations. He has experience in radio, television and digital media.

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Yousef Saba

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and International Politics

Hello! My name is Yousef Saba. I am an aspiring multimedia journalist most interested in covering political events and stories. I am double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and International Politics at the Pennsylvania State University and expect to graduate in May 2016. As an Egyptian, I have been exposed to politics my whole life, and have been thoroughly fascinated by the subject. I aspire to become a respected International Reporter, on whom reputable organizations and individuals rely on for information.