2014 Road to Radio City Episode 1

Story posted April 7, 2014 in Sports, CommRadio, NFL Draft by NFL Draft Show

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The first episode of the Road to Radio City from ComRadio's NFL Draft Staff. 

Follow on Twitter @NFLDraftShow for full coverage leading up to and at the 2014 NFL Draft. ComRadio will also broadcast the NFL Draft live from Radio City Music Hall on May 8-10.

About the Contributors

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Mike Esse

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Mike Esse is a senior from Grosse Pointe, Mich., majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in business. He is a reporter for the Centre County report with a primary focus in sports. Additionally, he serves as the Student General Manager for ComRadio as well as being a producer, talk show personality and play-by-play voice.

Mike also is a staff writer for gopsusports.com where he covers Penn State women’s basketball and baseball and works for Penn State Athletics in video production. He has completed internships with MLB Advanced Media in Summer 2014 and Westwood One Sports in summer 2013.

Mike is interested in pursuing a career as a TV executive, producer, talk-show host or a play-by-play announcer. You can reach him via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow him on twitter @MikeEsse22.

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Erin Ryan

Junior / Film

Erin is a junior intending to major in Film, but with a soft spot for Broadcast Journalism. Her love of videography and multimedia compel her to exercise these skill sets in as many areas as possible. She hopes to work behind the scenes in either a newsroom setting or perhaps concentrate her work into the field of Cinematography in collaboration with a major motion picture studio.

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Daniel Cronin

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

I am a senior at Penn State majoring in broadcast journalism. I currently serve as the production director at ComRadio. In addition to that I host a weekly talk show and do play-by-play for a variety of sports including football, basketball, baseball, and hockey.

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Joseph Garofalo

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

I am a Sports Director at ComRadio. During my time at ComRadio I have done numerous play-by-plays, interviews and talk shows. I host my own talk show Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 1 to 2 pm. I also have served as both an executive producer and producer for the station, in addition to writing numerous articles for the website.


Aside from being a member of ComRadio, I am also a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism here at Penn State and a broadcaster for Big Ten Network Student U.


My goal is to become a sports talk show radio host in New York City in addition to pursuing other opportunities.


You can contact me by emailing me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Phil Constantino

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Phil Constantino is a junior from Farmingdale, NY majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in political science. Phil is also the website and social media director at ComRadio, and one of the station’s feature broadcasters.

To contact Phil, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or tweet @PhilConstantino.

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Bryan McSorley

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Bryan McSorley is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism from Conway, Pennsylvania.  He has gained valuable experience in the broadcast field through his work with ComRadio, Centre County Report and his internship with Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. As a member of ComRadio, McSorley has worked as play-by-play broadcaster, color analyst and board operator for many NCAA sports. He also co-host ComRadio’s Inside the NFL radio show. McSorley was the technical director for the Centre County Report starting in the spring of 2013 and has continued work with them this semester. In the future, McSorley dreams of working for a major sports production company either behind the scenes or in front of the camera.

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Allie Rothman

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Allie Rothman is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in kinesiology.  She is from West Chester, Pa. and plays ice hockey for Penn State.  Allie is a passionate Philly sports fan.

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Ryan Stevens

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Ryan is a senior from Bloomington, Illinois majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in english.  He has been involved with numerous radio shows, play-by-plays, beat writes and producing various Penn State athletics events since his first days of being on campus in the fall of 2012 with ComRadio. Since the fall of 2013, Ryan has been involved with State College’s ESPN Radio 1450 as an assistant producer intern and high school football reporter.

During the summer of 2014, Ryan co-hosted Sports Central with Cory Giger streaming over Altoona, Pa. and State College Pa. markets. Ryan also assisted USA Basketball media coverage in New York for World Cup of Basketball exhibition games.

Ryan was the marketing & communications intern for USA Track & Field at the national office in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the media contact for the 2015 USATF Hershey Youth Outdoor Championships as well as the 2015 National Junior Olympics.

Ryan is also a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. He can be reached via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and following him on twitter @RyanAStevens.

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Tyler Zulli

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tyler Zulli is a Senior from Bensalem, Pennsylvania majoring in broadcast journalism. In his four years as a member of ComRadio, Tyler has established himself as a key contributor at the station in many facets. As a broadcaster, Tyler has called games for Penn State in a wide variety of sports, including football, baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s hockey, basketball, soccer and volleyball. He’s also had the ability to call games at the professional level for the State Colleg Spikes, the Short Season A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Tyler is also a contributor to ComRadio’s original NFL Draft Show, in both the radio and television aspect of the show. He’s been the producer for the radio portion of the show for the past two years. Along with these, Tyler has hosted or co-hosted a variety of talk shows throughout his time at ComRadio. Currently, he is the co-host of two shows, known as Philly Sports Talk and Philly’s Finest. Tyler is also the host of his own solo show, The Tyler Zulli Show. Upon graduation, Tyler hopes to take his skills achieved through ComRadio into the professional world as a play-by-play announcer.

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Tyler Feldman

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Marketing

Currently, Feldman is an executive producer, reporter and anchor for the Centre County Report, as well as ComRadio’s senior sports director. He also is the host of the Penn State Coaches Show featuring Guy Gadowsky, which airs live from Lettermans on ESPN Radio 1450 and GoPSUSports.com every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Additionally, he was the first to report the hiring of Joe Moorhead as Penn State football’s new offensive coordinator on December 12, 2015.

He’s a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications and enrolled in the Smeal College of Business.

Feldman, a Pittsburgh native, has broadcasted sporting events from a number of international and professional venues, including Estadio Latinoamericano in Cuba, Madison Square Garden, CONSOL Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, M&T Bank Stadium, and EverBank Field.

Last spring, he traveled with the Penn State men’s volleyball team as their play-by-play man, announcing his very first NCAA tournament matches at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion.

He has gained valuable broadcasting and reporting experience interning and working at WTAJ-TV, MLB Network, GoPSUSports.com, 105.9 The X, 970 AM ESPN, Big Ten Network Student U, and State College’s ESPN Radio 1450.

Feldman has a strong passion for sports and dreams to become a sports anchor/reporter in a national market and/or a hockey play-by-play announcer.

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Mike Wargon

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Mike Wargon is a senior from Roxbury, NJ majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in general business.