Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Matt is native of Central Pennsylvania having grown up in the nearby town of Hollidaysburg. His career in media started in the fall of his freshman year at Penn State Altoona when he was hired as a part time sports writer for his hometown newspaper, the Altoona Mirror where he provided high school sports coverage in area that covers nearly 30 high schools. Today he is a freelance reporter for the paper. Michelone has also interned with the local CBS affiliate WTAJ in their news and sports departments. With the station, he wrote scripts, set up and took down live shots, and helped edit game footage. He has also interned with the Altoona Curve. Matt moved fall 2012 to the University Park campus and has been involved with ComRadio since having been part of the Selection Sunday Special and ComRadio Tailgate Show. He is also part of Penn State’s on campus cable station, PSNtv, where he is a Sports Anchor/Reporter and is a member of a bi-weekly sports show, Penn State Sports Night. Matt wants to become a TV Sports Anchor/Reporter one day. You can follow him on twitter @MattMichelone. For more on Matt’s experiences, see his LinkedIn page.