12-year-old sings through State College

Story posted November 8, 2013 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report Updated: November 19, 2013


One State College 12-year-old is chasing a dream of being a star in the music industry. See where she began, where you can see her in Centre County and what's next for Hannah Richardson. 

To learn more about her, visit www.hannahrichardson.com. 

UPDATED: To clarify and accurately reflect that Hannah Richardson auditioned for both X-Factor and America's Got Talent but never appeared on the actual TV shows. 

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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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Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Tristan is an aspiring broadcast journalist, aiming for a career in a sports industry. Centre County Report is one of his first television assignments, but he has worked extensively with radio in the past and enjoys both subsets equally.  Outside of CCR, Tristan currently works for Results Radio in State College as a producer and cohost, and also is the current president for his fraternity, Alpha Chi Rho.  Besides Broadcast Journalism, Tristan has also completed minors in both Spanish and Business and plans to utilize these areas of study to the fullest when he enters the journalism field.