Centre County Report: November 20, 2015
In today's Centre County Report: students reflect on the Paris terrorist attacks and we'll tell you about local sports venues beefing up security. Plus, we sit down with head coach James Franklin before Saturday's Whiteout and we'll update you on Penn State Baseball's trip to Cuba.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Marketing
Currently, Feldman is an executive producer, reporter and anchor for the Centre County Report, as well as ComRadio’s senior sports director. He also is the host of the Penn State Coaches Show featuring Guy Gadowsky, which airs live from Lettermans on ESPN Radio 1450 and GoPSUSports.com every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Additionally, he was the first to report the hiring of Joe Moorhead as Penn State football’s new offensive coordinator on December 12, 2015.
He’s a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications and enrolled in the Smeal College of Business.
Feldman, a Pittsburgh native, has broadcasted sporting events from a number of international and professional venues, including Estadio Latinoamericano in Cuba, Madison Square Garden, CONSOL Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, M&T Bank Stadium, and EverBank Field.
Last spring, he traveled with the Penn State men’s volleyball team as their play-by-play man, announcing his very first NCAA tournament matches at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion.
He has gained valuable broadcasting and reporting experience interning and working at WTAJ-TV, MLB Network, GoPSUSports.com, 105.9 The X, 970 AM ESPN, Big Ten Network Student U, and State College’s ESPN Radio 1450.
Feldman has a strong passion for sports and dreams to become a sports anchor/reporter in a national market and/or a hockey play-by-play announcer.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism, Political Science
Ryan is Junior from Alexandria, Va., pursuing a double major in broadcast journalism and political science with a business minor. This past summer Ryan worked at the Federal Communications Commission. Ryan has developed a love of sports, politics and current events. Ryan’s involvement with ComRadio began his freshman year co-hosting a talk show. Now, Ryan has his own talk show “The Ryan McManus Show” where he talks about a range of topics from sports to politics. He is currently the Social Media Director at ComRadio controlling all social media platforms of the station.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Andy Madore is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism and minoring in labor and employee relations. He is one of the General Manager’s at ComRadio and is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.
He serves as a play-by-play voice, writer, and producer for various Penn State sports at the station. He also co-hosts a sports talk show, Charm City Chirps.
Senior / Telecommunications
Sarah is a Senior at Penn State majoring in Telecommunications with an emphasis in production. She is also double minoring in International Studies and Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Management (RPTM). She is a director and technical director for the Centre County Report. Sarah previously interned for the State College Spikes, the Class A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, as part of the Production Crew. She is the producer for the Noontime Lunch Hour on The Lion 90.7FM which is every Friday at 1pm. She also spent a semester abroad in the Czech Republic where she studied at FAMU, the film school in Prague. In addition to her production experience, she is the Logistics Chair of Penn State’s Student Programming Association and a College of Communications Peer Mentor Tour Guide.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Theatre
Lauren is a Senior Broadcast Journalism and Dance double major. She is currently a Reporter for Centre County Report. She has previously interned at NBC for the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Senior / Telecommunications
Brittney is currently a director, technical director, and reporter for the Centre County Report. She is also an executive producer and host for Penn State Network Television’s Crazy Talk. Previously she has been a video and photography intern for the College of Engineering as well as an intern for Gulp Pictures in New York City. She wants to pursue a career in studio production. Her dream job would be to replace Jimmy Fallon but she would settle for directing his show.