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Maddie Biertempfel

Sophomore / Broadcast Journalism and Political Science

Maddie is a newscast member for CommRadio, where she has experience anchoring, writing readers and creating original wraps. She is an anchor for Penn State Network Television News, a weekly 30-minute broadcast featuring local and national news. She is a package producer for 46LIVE, leading a 5-person crew that produces weekly packages to be shown during the 46LIVE broadcast of THON. She contributes to the Centre Daily Times through a select six-person reporting class, covering Penn State events and writing features relevant to Centre County. She previously covered the student government and administration beat for The Daily Collegian, where she spearheaded a multimedia series that profiled candidates leading up to student government elections. She aspires to be a political reporter for a TV news organization. Follow her on Twitter @mbiertempfel or email her at

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