Centre County Report: October 14, 2022

Newscast/Video posted October 14, 2022 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report: A new push form a state representative to offer free meals to all Pennsylvania school students. Plus, how more candidates are turning to tik-tok to reach younger voters. And, the next steps in a local hospital's major expansion project. Also, the Nittany Lions head to the Big House for a top ten match up with the Wolverines.

About the Contributors

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Evan Popalis

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Evan Popalis is a third-year from Lititz, Pennsylvania, majoring in broadcast journalism. He is a writer, analyst, and play-by-play commentator for the CommRadio sports department. His writings include weekly NHL betting previews along with power rankings for the NHL and NFL. He appears weekly on the NHL Podcast as a host and analyst reviewing the previous week’s action. If you would like to contact him, email 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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Joseph Callahan

Four-Year / Broadcast Journalism

Growing up, Joe Callahan Jr. strove to become a professional athlete, even to the point of participating in the walk-on tryouts for the Penn State football team. Now, he strives for a broadcasting career. Host of CommRadio’s live debate talk show and 2021 ‘Talk Show of the Year’, titled ‘Phone Booth’, he is a go to personality in debating professional and collegiate sports on the airways. Being mostly an on-air talent, he is also an analyst on Penn State Sports Night, the sports debate show on Penn State Network Television Network, host and analyst on The Sportsblitz, the sports talk show on TheLion90.7FM, an anchor for Centre County Report, the student local news station of Centre County, host on After the Whistle, Penn State’s local high school football recap show, the creator of The Valley Network, a mainly sports television broadcasting network. In the professional, he was on the media team for the 2022 Valley League Summer Champions, the Charlottesville Tom Sox.

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Serena Davanzo


Serena Davanzo plans to graduate from The Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Theatre Studies and a BA in Journalism in the Broadcast Journalism option in December 2022.
During her time at Penn State she is currently reporting for the Centre County Report has acted in many student film projects. She even studied abroad in London, England.
She is the Vice President for the Penn State chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She is also an active member of the Penn State Blue Band Silks, currently serving as Squad Leader, and Disney Club at Penn State.
While at Penn State, she works as a Maker-in-Residence in the Maker Commons of the Pennsylvania State University’s Pattee and Paterno Library.

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Giuliana Fogliano


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Michael Luttenberger