Climate Change Impact on Maple Syrup Production
Reporter Laurel Hyneman takes a closer look at what some experts say is climate change affecting maple syrup production in Central PA.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Laurel Hyneman is an anchor, producer, and reporter for the Tuesday newscast of the Centre County Report. She is a Schreyer’s Honors College scholar and is pursuing a degree in Broadcast Journalism with minors in Business and Theatre.
She is a former intern for the American Pavilion at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival in the South of France, abc27 in Harrisburg, PA, and 69 News WFMZ-TV in Reading, PA.
Laurel is very active in Penn State’s community. She is involved in Penn State Network Television as the Executive Producer and Showrunner for Dear Old State, a mockumentary comedy following the lives of Penn State students. She also has time to refine her writing skills as the President of the Penn State Association of Journalists for Diversity.
Throughout her experiences inside and outside the classroom, she has gained experience in using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Microsoft Word, JVC and DSLR cameras. Laurel is goal-oriented, ambitious, and enthusiastic about pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.
Junior / Broadcast Journalism and Spanish
Kayla is an anchor, reporter and producer for the Centre County Report. She is a junior from Shawnee, Pennsylvania, with duel majors in broadcast journalism and Spanish. Capable both in front of and behind the camera, she aspires to work in broadcast news television. She is currently a news reporting intern for WPSU FM, and will be working in Washington D.C. in the fall of 2016 as a part of the College of Communications’ Washington Program. She spent a summer studying Spanish language and history abroad in Ronda, Spain. Aside from her work in broadcasting, Kayla is also a student manager at the Findlay Dining Commons at Penn State.