Nittany Lion Lowdown - Week 7
The Centre County Report's Ben Bobick and Ryan Stevens recap James Franklin's weekly news conference as the Nittany Lions get ready for their biggest test of the season at No. 1 Ohio State.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Ryan is a senior from Bloomington, Illinois majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in english. He has been involved with numerous radio shows, play-by-plays, beat writes and producing various Penn State athletics events since his first days of being on campus in the fall of 2012 with ComRadio. Since the fall of 2013, Ryan has been involved with State College’s ESPN Radio 1450 as an assistant producer intern and high school football reporter.
During the summer of 2014, Ryan co-hosted Sports Central with Cory Giger streaming over Altoona, Pa. and State College Pa. markets. Ryan also assisted USA Basketball media coverage in New York for World Cup of Basketball exhibition games.
Ryan was the marketing & communications intern for USA Track & Field at the national office in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the media contact for the 2015 USATF Hershey Youth Outdoor Championships as well as the 2015 National Junior Olympics.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Marketing
Currently, Feldman is an executive producer, reporter and anchor for the Centre County Report, as well as ComRadio’s senior sports director. He also is the host of the Penn State Coaches Show featuring Guy Gadowsky, which airs live from Lettermans on ESPN Radio 1450 and GoPSUSports.com every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Additionally, he was the first to report the hiring of Joe Moorhead as Penn State football’s new offensive coordinator on December 12, 2015.
He’s a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications and enrolled in the Smeal College of Business.
Feldman, a Pittsburgh native, has broadcasted sporting events from a number of international and professional venues, including Estadio Latinoamericano in Cuba, Madison Square Garden, CONSOL Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, M&T Bank Stadium, and EverBank Field.
Last spring, he traveled with the Penn State men’s volleyball team as their play-by-play man, announcing his very first NCAA tournament matches at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion.
He has gained valuable broadcasting and reporting experience interning and working at WTAJ-TV, MLB Network, GoPSUSports.com, 105.9 The X, 970 AM ESPN, Big Ten Network Student U, and State College’s ESPN Radio 1450.
Feldman has a strong passion for sports and dreams to become a sports anchor/reporter in a national market and/or a hockey play-by-play announcer.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Ben Bobick is a senior and looking forward to his opportunity to anchor and report for The Centre County Report for the fall 2015 semester. Ben is a broadcast journalism major and has always had a drive to be on television. Ben has interned with the State College Spikes as a production intern in 2014 and with 93.7 The Fan Pittsburgh during the summer of 2015. After graduation, he hopes to find a job in the television industry to continue to do what he loves best.
At Penn State, Ben is a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity where he was president in 2014. He also hosts a daily talk show called “Radio Free Penn State” on The Lion 90.7 FM. Ben has also worked with PSNtv serving as a host, producer and writer for the show “We Are” as well as a host for “Hollywood Now.” He will also serve as the official emcee for Penn State Homecoming 2015. In the spring of 2016, Ben will be taking classes and interning in Los Angeles as a part of the inaugural class of the Penn State Hollywood Program.