Centre County Report: October 9, 2020

Newscast posted October 9, 2020 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report

On today's Centre County Report: How special education staff and students are adapting to the pandemic. Plus, high school football returns to Memorial Field in State College after a multimillion dollar renovation. And, a Penn State graduate's work is going viral, thanks to a song written about a well-known quarterback. 

About the Contributors

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Hunter Pitcoff

Senior / Journalism

Hunter Pitcoff is involved in multiple clubs and organizations in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. He is the executive producer and an on-camera personality for Penn State Sports Night, the news producer for PSN News, and a member of the Centre County Report. Hunter holds a part-time live events support position with Penn State Athletics too. On top of that, he also does a weekly radio show with CommRadio called The Shootaround and hosts the podcasts “Ball Don’t Lie” and “Run N’Gun” with Penn State Sports Night. Hunter hopes to pursue a career in the sports media industry when he graduates in 2021.

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Caitlyn Frolo

Senior /

Caitlyn Frolo is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at Penn State. Caitlyn has had extensive multimedia experience through internships with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Club, Penn State Athletics in video production (where she now works part time) and through a gig assisting ESPN/ABC with their broadcasts from Beaver Stadium during football season. Caitlyn is the president of the College of Communications Student Council, a news reporter for The Daily Collegian and a blog writer for the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM). Caitlyn also participates in THON as a communications committee member, as well as being an active member in Dean Marie Hardin’s Student Leadership Cabinet. To contact Caitlyn, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or follow her on Twitter @caitlynfrolo.

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Kennedy Miller


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Lee Mills


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Thomas Silva


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Sommer Thomas

Senior /

Sommer Thomas is a senior broadcast journalism major and digital media trends and analytics minor from Englewood, New Jersey. She is a reporter and sports anchor for Centre County Report and an executive producer for Penn State Sports Night. She was also a writer and talk show analyst for CommRadio. Sommer also works for Penn State Athletics as the primary contact for the women’s swimming & diving team, a marketing intern, and a student reporter. She is an avid New York sports fan, especially the New York Jets.