Centre County Report: November 2, 2021

Newscast posted November 2, 2021 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report: It's election day in Centre County and we have coverage from State College and Bellefonte. Also, lower Covid cases, higher fuel prices and a controversial visitor comes to Penn State. 

About the Contributors

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Colton Pleslusky

Fourth-Year / Telecommunications

Colton S. Pleslusky is a fourth-year from Aliquippa, Pennsylvania majoring in telecommunications at Penn State. He is a director and writer for the CommRadio Arts & Entertainment Department as well as the host on Nittany Stories and a co-host on Nittany Record Club alongside Emily McGlynn. He does behind the scenes tasks, including directing, producing, programming and more for the Centre County Report. To contact him, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Rylee Curry

Senior /

Rylee is a senior multimedia journalist from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania dual majoring in Broadcast Journalism and African American Studies. Her ultimate professional goal is to host her own talk show that uplifts, celebrates and educates the African American community at large. As a student she is actively pursuing this goal through her academics and extracurricular activities. On campus, Rylee serves as the Co-Editor in Chief of Sovereign Magazine, which is the first magazine for students of color on Penn State’s University Park campus. She works as an anchor and reporter for Centre County Report and Penn State Network News. Rylee is also the host of her very own podcast, The Rylee Sage Podcast. Alongside of finishing her undergraduate studies, Rylee is also a student in Penn States Master’s of Public Policy Program. In the future Rylee hopes to combine all of her passions to change the world with her voice!

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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.

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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.

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Grace Tomlinson

Senior /