Centre County Report: December 7, 2021

Newscast posted December 7, 2021 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report: we speak with the family of Justine Gross, the 19-year old Penn State student who tragically died last month. Plus, the new COVID hospitalization numbers for Centre County. And in sports, local high school football playoff highlights. 

About the Contributors

Connor Kanto's photo

Connor Kanto

Freshmen / Telecommunication

Connor Kanto is a Freshman from Wayne, Pennsylvania. During his time in High School, Connor has won first for a Sports Package from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Last May, Connor interned at WHYY Philadelphia. He works as TV and Media Lab Assistant for Centre County Report.

Jack McCune's photo

Jack McCune

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jack McCune is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism from Yardley, Pennsylvania, which is outside of Philly and just across the Delaware River from New Jersey. He attended Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. He’s a huge fan of the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers, Penn State football and Penn State basketball. He’s a sports anchor and multimedia reporter for the Centre County Report. He’s a Football Insider for CommRadio. His talk show, Broad Street Bros, airs Thursday nights at 5:45, as he talks about Philly and Penn State sports. He hopes to some day become a play-by-play announcer for football, basketball and/or baseball, and he is also interested in becoming a bartender.

Derek Heid's photo

Derek Heid

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Derek Heid is a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has public announcing, on-air, play-by-play, podcast, writing and radio experience as well as strong editing, photography, media and communication skills. He was the creator, host and producer of the most popular podcast for the former Alliance of American Football, AAF Analyzed. He is studying broadcast journalism with a minor in digital media trends and analytics. You can contact him at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Chris Lemmo's photo

Chris Lemmo


Anjelica Singer's photo

Anjelica Singer

Senior /

Anjelica Singer is a senior Schreyer Honors student from Hughestown, Pennsylvania and is majoring in broadcast journalism. She is currently a news anchor and reporter for the Centre County Report, and a news anchor for PSN-TV. Previously, Anjelica interned with GoPSUsports.com as a feature writer for two years, covering track and field, soccer, softball and golf. In the summer of 2019, she interned with the Times Leader newspaper as a police and crime reporter. To contact her, send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or follow her on Twitter @Anjelica_Singer.

Andy Smith's photo

Andy Smith

Senior /

Class of 2022, From Reading, Pa. Majoring in Telecommunications with a Minor in Mathematics.
Producer/ Director/Technical Director for the Centre County Report.

Grace Tomlinson's photo

Grace Tomlinson

Senior /