Centre County Report: November 4, 2016

Newscast posted November 4, 2016 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


On today's Centre County Report, a $2.4 million fine against Penn State Univ. And we preview Tuesday's election and the important races in Pennsylvania.

About the Contributors

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Michelle Wolf

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

When Michelle is not executive producing The Centre County Report, she directs the News Division for Penn State’s ComRadio. She has completed internships with WPVI-TV 6abc in Philadelphia in the Production Department, WBHV-FM in State College as a part of B94.5’s Morning Zoo Crew, and Penn State Athletics as an Assistant Producer. She hopes to work as a news reporter and/or producer following graduation. You can reach her via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow her on twitter @wolf_call.

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Mike Gilbert

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Has interned with WYLNTV-35, SportsNet New York, NPR New York Affiliate, WNYC, GoPSUSports.com, The Rye Record, MSG Varsity.  Anchored sports for live newscasts at WYLN as well as created packages, VOs and VOSOTs.  Covered local high school, college and professional sports including the Yankees Triple-A affiliate.  Current contributor for Centre County Report and member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.  My goal is to take over for Howard Stern when he retires, but more realistically, and since Howard can never be replaced, to become a sports anchor or studio host in a major market or nationally.

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Dara Cooper

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Dara serves as the News Director for ComRadio, along with being a part of Penn State’s Centre County Report. Throughout her time at Penn State, Dara has interned at various television production companies: Line by Line Productions/ Alex Coletti Productions, Park Slope Productions, ITV Studios, and Lucky Duck Productions. She also currently works at Penn State Athletics as an Assistant Director. After graduation, Dara hopes to work in the broadcast industry as a Director or Producer. 

Dara can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Maddie Brightman

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Spanish

Maddie Brightman is the General Manger of ComRadio and a reporter and producer for the Centre County Report. A member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, Maddie was recently a part of reporting trips to Cuba and Super Bowl 50. At ComRadio, she also serves as a producer for multiple Penn State sports has done play by play for Penn State football, baseball and lacrosse.

Maddie has interned at ESPN, Fox Sports Radio (Los Angeles), WBAL-TV (Baltimore) and 105.7 the Fan (Baltimore). One day, Maddie hopes to work behind the scenes in management or production for a national sports network. Follow her on Twitter @maddiebrightman or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Olivia Hogan

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Olivia Hogan is a Broadcast Journalism major and Theatre minor with a passion for storytelling. Throughout her time at Penn State she’s been involved with Penn State Network TV, 46LIVE, and the Centre County Report.
Last spring, she spent the semester interning with Young Hollywood in Los Angeles through the Penn State Hollywood Program. She is currently an Executive Producer of The Centre County Report. Next semester, she will spend time in Israel with Penn State’s International Reporting class. Olivia is a senior, graduating in May 2018.
To contact Olivia, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Hellen Sarmiento

Senior / Telecommunications, IST DEV

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Anna Pitingolo

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Anna Pitingolo is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism. A member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, Anna was recently a part of a reporting trip to Rio de Janeiro to cover the 2016 Paralympic Games for the Associated Press. On campus, Anna is involved with ComRadio, where she co-hosts a talk show, the Association for Women in Sports Media and writes for GoPSUsports.com. Anna has interned at Fox Business Network and Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. Anna’s ultimate career goal is to be a writer at Sports Illustrated. You can follow her on Twitter @piting21 or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).