Centre County Report in Israel

Newscast posted April 30, 2018 in Israel by Centre County Report .

A team of student journalists from Penn State's Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications traveled to Israel this Spring to report on news issues and interesting stories there. 

About the Contributors

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Alex Bobbyn

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Economics

Alex Bobbyn is a senior from New Tripoli, Pa. dual majoring in broadcast journalism and economics.  He serves as a general manager for CommRadio as well as being an executive producer, producer, and play-by-play voice.  Outside of CommRadio, Alex has completed an internship with Westwood One Sports, Open Road Films and Eclipse Advertising. He looks to pursue a career in television news.  You can contact him via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow him on twitter @AlexBobbyn.

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Ryan Berti

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Ryan Berti is from Erie, Pa. He aspires to one day become a producer, beat writer or reporter for a national network in the field of sports media. Follow him on twitter @RBirdman7.

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Olivia Hogan

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Olivia Hogan is a Broadcast Journalism major and Theatre minor with a passion for storytelling. Throughout her time at Penn State she’s been involved with Penn State Network TV, 46LIVE, and the Centre County Report.
Last spring, she spent the semester interning with Young Hollywood in Los Angeles through the Penn State Hollywood Program. She is currently an Executive Producer of The Centre County Report. Next semester, she will spend time in Israel with Penn State’s International Reporting class. Olivia is a senior, graduating in May 2018.
To contact Olivia, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Claire Going

Senior / Journalism

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Matthew Schaefer

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Matthew Schaefer is a broadcast journalism student with a minor in Theatre from Wilmington, North Carolina.  He is a Senior graduating in may.  He has participated in Centre County Report as a Reporter, Anchor and Executive Producer.  He has also participated in the live broadcast of THON, 46LIVE, as a host and Executive Producer.  You can get in touch with Matthew via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .

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Alyssa Cichy

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Alyssa Cichy is a senior broadcast journalism major and deaf & hearing studies minor from Asbury Park, NJ.  She currently serves as a videographer for Valley Magazine and a producer for Centre County Report in Israel.  She was a news anchor, reporter and producer for Centre County Report and a live video production intern for Penn State Athletics in the Fall. Last summer, she had the opportunity to work for truTV’s hit show Impractical Jokers as a production intern. She looks forward to gaining more hands-on experience and hopes to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. ​