Centre County Report: March 29, 2019

Newscast posted March 29, 2019 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's newscast, we take a deeper look at proposed changes to the way PIAA schools compete in postseason play. We also have an update on the mumps outbreak at Temple University and what health experts at Penn State are saying. Plus, we find out how hemp could turn a profit for local farmers. 

About the Contributors

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Christopher Keating

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Christopher Keating is currently a senior majoring in broadcast journalism. He currently is a member of the Centre County Report. Christopher has interned in is home state of Georgia where he worked with WRBL News 3 as a reporter. He is also apart of Penn State Sports Night Television Network.

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Tyler Olson

Senior / Broadcast Journalism, Political Science

Tyler Olson is a junior majoring in broadcast journalism and political science. He is a student in Centre County Report and a news director for CommRadio. In addition, Tyler covers hockey, basketball and baseball for CommRadio and is a columnist for the Daily Collegian.

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Maddie Biertempfel

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Political Science

Maddie Biertempfel is a senior double majoring in broadcast journalism and political science at Penn State. She currently is news director for CommRadio and a teaching assistant for both COMM165 and a first-year seminar. Previously, she interned at WPSU, where her radio stories placed 7th in the national Hearst competition for radio news and features. She’s also reported for the Centre County Report, interned at C-SPAN and Fox News, served as executive producer of Penn State Network News, and has written articles for the Centre Daily Times and Daily Collegian. Follow her on Twitter @mbiertempfel or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Lilah Cook

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Lilah is from San Diego, CA. After attending the Penn State Broadcast Journalism Camp in 2015, she decided this was the perfect school for her to attend in order to pursue a TV career. Lilah is currently a producer, anchor and reporter for the CommRadio newscast on Fridays. In addition to CommRadio, Lilah is an intern for Penn State Athletics where she writes feature content for their blog. Lilah is the Vice President for the Penn State chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Lilah minors in Political Science, and has an interest in legal reporting as well as political reporting. You can follow her on Twitter @lilahcookpsu or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Hannah Mears

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

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Ethan Zerbe

Junior / Telecommunications

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Carlos Puentes

Senior / Telecommunications