2018 CommRadio NFL Draft Show: Episode 4

Video posted April 10, 2018 in CommRadio, Sports, NFL Draft by NFL Draft Staff

On Episode 4, the CommRadio NFL Draft staff talks the SEC, the AFC and NFC South divisions and breaks down Alabama standout Minkah Fitzpatrick. Tune in to psucommradio.com April 26 and April 27 of draft weekend for live coverage from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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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Jack Milewski

Sophomore / Broadcast Journalism

Jack Milewski is a sophomore majoring in broadcast journalism. He is a member of com radio’s sports team and helps to produce broadcasts as well as announcing multiple sporting events. He also produces written content and podcasts for the website. To go along with his involvement in com radio, Jack is also an intern at gopsusports.com. He covers the women’s hockey team and produces written content for the website. Jack is also the voice of Penn State Women’s Volleyball and travels with the team to cover all of their matches. Jack hopes to become a play-by-play man for a big market hockey team in the future.

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Mandy Bell

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Mandy Bell is a senior from Chambersburg, PA, majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in English. She has served as a digital media intern with Little League International and an associate reporter for MLB.com based in Baltimore. While in CommRadio, Mandy has done play-by-play announcing for Penn State baseball, softball and basketball teams; written for baseball, basketball and football; and has produced for multiple sporting events, including the 2017 Rose Bowl. She also co-hosts The Press Box talk show along with Tia Pattillo. She hopes to one day cover the New York Yankees. To contact Mandy, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Jonathan Gross

Senior / Broadcast Journalism, International Politics

Jon Gross is a senior from Upper Saddle River, New Jersey double-majoring in broadcast journalism and International Politics. Gross currently serves as a Sports Director for Penn State’s CommRadio, where he has also broadcasted for ten Penn State sports teams. During the summer of 2018, Gross was the Director of Broadcasting for the Saugerties Stallions of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. He was also the radio play-by-play voice of the Penn State Women’s Volleyball team for the 2017 season. Gross has interned in the sports departments of WCBS-TV (New York) and WTAJ-TV (Altoona-Johnstown-State College).

You can contact him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow his twitter @j_gross31.

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Tom Shively

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tom Shively is a senior from Ashburn, Virginia. He is one of the CommRadio sports directors for the 2018-19 school year. He serves as the women’s volleyball and men’s basketball producer and has broadcasted several Penn State sports including the 2018 NFL Draft as well as hosting a talk show airing weekly on CommRadio. Tom also works for GoPSUsports.com, doing feature-style coverage of women’s volleyball and women’s basketball. Last summer, he interned at Blue Lion Multimedia, a local film company in the Washington, DC area. E-mail him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or follow him on Twitter @t_shives.

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David Arroyo

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

David Arroyo currently serves as one of two General Managers for CommRadio. David is a former arts & entertainment director, social media director and editor for the station. He has produced for multiple Penn State sports while in CommRadio, has done play by play for Penn State sporting events such as football, basketball and volleyball and co-hosted and produced his own talk show. During the fall of 2017, David was an anchor, producer and reporter for the Centre County Report. David most recently interned at WPVI-TV, 6abc in Philadelphia during the summer of 2018. While at 6abc he was a programing intern and helped in the production of their weekly show “FYI Philly.” David has interned at B94.5 (State College) and Center City Film and Video (Philadelphia). Follow him on Twitter (@_arroyodavid) or email him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Brandon Pelter

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Brandon Pelter is a senior from Somers, New York. During his time with CommRadio, Brandon has served as an editor and Sports Director, and currently serves as the station’s general manager. For the past two summers, Brandon interned as a play-by-play broadcaster with the YD Red Sox of the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. He formerly interned with Westwood One Sports. To contact him, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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George Stockburger

Senior / Journalism

George is currently a student at The Pennsylvania State University studying Broadcast Journalism. He was accepted into the Curley Center for Sports Journalism, and is an active member in the College of Communications radio station.

During his time at Penn State, George covered college football, the NFL, college hockey, and college baseball.

In 2016, George provided play-by-play and color analysis for multiple Penn State sports, including football, mens hockey, and womens hockey for ComRadio.
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George currently works for Fansided Inc. as an editor/expert for “NFL Mocks” covering the NFL, College Football, and NFL Draft. He holds the same title for Fansided’s Philadelphia Phillies site “That Ball’s Outta Here.” Throughout the 2016 football season, George published two weekly columns for Fansided.com.

Previously, he interned for Scout Media, Inc. during the summer of 2016 in Seattle, Washington, where he wrote columns, produced videos, and covered The Opening Football camp at the Nike World Headquarters.

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Brian McLaughlin

Sophomore / Broadcast Journalism

Brian McLaughlin is a sophomore working in CommRadio as a member of the sports staff. He is a Play-by-Play voice for many Penn State sports for CommRadio and especially enjoys calling baseball and football. Brian has also been a writer and podcast host for every major Penn State sport. Other relevant journalism experience comes from an intern with Gopsusports.com as a beat writer for Penn State Women’s Basketball. In the future, he hopes to work as a Play-by-Play announcer for a professional baseball team.

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Travis Sutton

Freshman / Telecommunications

Travis Sutton is a member of Penn State’s official web based radio station, ComRadio, as well as pursuing a major in telecommunications. Working on the production staff at ComRadio, Travis helps create productions elements for varying live sports broadcasts. He also writes articles covering Penn State Men’s Hockey for the station as well as being a part of podcasts each week discussing Penn State football. Travis aspires to work in production for a major sports network or national sports league. To contact, send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Zach Kaplan

Freshman / Broadcast Journalism

Zach Kaplan is a freshman majoring in Broadcast Journalism. He has helped provide weekly coverage of Penn State football and men’s hockey during the fall semester. Email him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or find him on Twitter at @Zach_Kaplan5.

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Cooper Deck

Sophomore / Broadcast Journalism

Cooper is currently a sophomore majoring in broadcasting with a double minor in
spanish and history. In addition to working on the management team for
CommRadio as an Editor, he also works at the Daily Collegian as a women’s
basketball reporter. When he is not editing stories for CommRadio, he hosts his
show, “On Deck,” where he discusses trending sports topics of the
week. Cooper has an internship as a play by play and color commentator for C-NET Centre County where he commentates State College High School football and basketball games. Cooper served as a part-time color commentator over the summer for the Utica Blue Sox, a summer collegiate
baseball team in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League which consistently ranks in the top-five summer collegiate baseball leagues in the country. He is also one of three student representatives on the Bellisario College of Communications Alumni board. Lastly, he is currently
working on developing a sports blog titled Send It Sports. While it has not been officially launched, he has put a lot of time into it and plans to release it soon. To contact him, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)