Centre County saw some snow this week, and although it's warming up a bit for this weekend, State College is bracing for a winter of potentially snowy and icy roads.
Reporter Loredana Abreu checked in with the Borough and Penn State to see how they're preparing.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism/ BS in Economics
Loredana Abreu is currently a Senior at The Pennsylvania State University, majoring in Broadcast Journalism and BS in Economics. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Loredana has always been interested in the field of Communications. Coming from this country has made her realize the importance of freedom of speech and of maintaining people informed about current issues.
Along with her academic activities, she also enjoys forming part of some of the media organizations that the university offers. Besides being part of Comradio, she is currently under training to form part of The Daily Collegian, and writes for Oye!(Hispanic Newsletter)
On her free time she jogs. Training daily for long runs is a fundamental part of her life that has impressed constant discipline in her lifestyle. She has completed numerous races on her natal country and the United States.
Loredana applies all of her knowledge in her works and productions. “Ellas Llegaron”, which is the first Hispanic show on The Pennsylvania State University, is an example of this. A listener can expect from it to get news from all over the world, making a special emphasis in Latin America, an economics section, a health section, and Latin American music.
Her goal after graduation is to have her own program, in which people can express, respectfully, how they feel about political and global situations.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism, Political Science and Business (Minors)
I am a Broadcast Journalism major at Penn State University due to graduate in May 2013. In addition to my major I am also working toward a double minor in Political Science and Business.
I currently report, anchor, and produce for the Centre County Report as part of the College of Communications at Penn State University. I am the executive producer for the Spring of 2013.
I have worked in both radio and television at the collegiate and professional levels.I have had the opportunity to intern with WABC-TV, CBS Radio and CBS News in New York City working as part of Eyewitness News, The Early Show on CBS and Chat About It for CBSNewYork.com. During the Penn State Sandusky scandal I assisted producers from ABC News and WABC onsite in Bellefonte. I have also been a a high school football reporter for WQWK 1450 ESPN State College and a videographer at the local government channel CNET.
I have been a part of the Big Ten Network’s Student U broadcasting program for soccer, volleyball, and softball. For the past two years I have been calling Penn State softball games for 1390 WRSC-AM.
In my time at Penn State’s student radio station ComRadio, I have had the privilege of doing play-by-play for multiple Penn State sports including football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, hockey and men’s and women’s soccer. Furthermore, I have experience producing multiple sports for ComRadio. In addition to sports, I am also heavily involved in the news department where I produce weekly as well as anchor and report.
My goal is to work as a television anchor or reporter for a major television news organization.