Centre County Report: September 11, 2020

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On today's Centre County Report: The latest on how no Penn State football season is affecting local businesses. Plus, how freshmen living on campus are adapting to a not-so-typical college experience. And 9/11 memorial ceremonies in central PA.

About the Contributors

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Christopher Hess

Fifth Year / Broadcast Journalism

Hailing from Long Island, Christopher is a fifth-year with experience broadcasting football, volleyball, hockey, baseball, softball and public address announcing. Chris has been featured on State College Saturdays, CommRadio’s Saturday college football pregame show, Daylate Tailgate, CommRadio’s Sunday college football recap show, and on a number of podcasts. Chris also writes a number of articles during football and hockey season and is an insider for the men’s hockey team. Chris is also a co-host on Hockey Night in State College and 1st & 10. Chris is interested in either play-by-play or working in the sports media department for a college or professional sports team alongside being a sports radio personality. To contact Chris, email @christopherhess22@gmail.com.

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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.