Centre County Report Web Update- May 1, 2014

Newscast posted May 1, 2014 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


Centre County Report Web Update for Thursday, May 1.

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Ross Insana

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Ross is a senior from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania majoring in Broadcast Journalism, minoring in business and a member of Penn State’s John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. He anchors and reports both sports and news for the Centre County Report. He’s also a sports talk show host of “The Ross Insana Show” every Sunday from 5-6 PM on ComRadio in addition to headlining ComRadio’s Penn State Hockey coverage as the Men’s Hockey columnist and host of the ComRadio Men’s Hockey Pregame Show for the 2013-2014 season. His internship experiences recently include being a Production Assistant Intern for ESPN Radio 1450 in State College for “Sports Talk” with the voice of Penn State Football Steve Jones. Ross was formerly the Pittsburgh Pirates Pregame and Postgame Show intern for Sports Radio 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh for hosts Dan Zangrilli and former Major Leaguer Kevin Orie during the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates season. His future aspirations are to cover baseball in any facet at any level whether it’s play-by play, color commentary, writing, media relations or sideline reporting. With a background in baseball coaching and instruction, he’d like to become a head coach for a High School baseball team in the future.

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Senior / Broadcast Journalism

John Patterson is a Senior from Bound Brook, New Jersey. His passion for sports led him to become a Broadcast Journalism major. He is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. Patterson is most passionate about college basketball and football and dreams of one day becoming the host of a college sports television or radio show. Patterson has had internships with State College’s own All-Hit B94.5FM and Pittsburgh’s KDKA-FM with 93.7 The Fan. Patterson is a former producer of Penn State Wrestling broadcasts for ComRadio. He is currently the host of Unsportsmanlike Conduct on ComRadio and also does play-by-play and color commentary.