New York’s Free Tuition—Would it Work in PA?

Video posted April 18, 2017 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


Penn State students discuss New York's free tuition plan. Zinnia Maldonado reports.

About the Contributors

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David Abruzzese

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

My name is David Abruzzese. I’m a senior broadcast journalism major with a wide spectrum of interests including sports, politics, business, digital media, social media, and much more. I’m one of three managing editors of Onward State with roughly 500 articles published under my name. I’ve covered events ranging from Penn State’s Board of Trustee meetings to the Nittany Lions’ upset of No. 2 Ohio State. I’ve been responsible for helping our social media platform engage with millions of users and have had my articles reach thousands of different readers.

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Zinnia Maldonado

Juinor / Broadcast Journalism

Zinnia Maldonado is studying Broadcast Journalism and Digital Media Trends and Analytics. She has a strong interest in researching, investigating, reporting, and data analytics.  As a Penn State student, Zinnia has had many opportunities to work on her craft. She was a reporter for PSN-News were she co-anchored the daily news broadcast, wrote scripts on local and international news, and conducted live interviews. She hosted a PSN-TV show, called Hollywood Now. Additionally, she was a reporter for 46-Live, a forty-six-hour live stream covering THON weekend. She interviewed THON dancers, organizations, and families. She hosted various segments throughout the broadcast and utilized 46-Live social media to promote event coverage. Zinnia also served as the diversity news reporter for the Daily Collegian. She plans on pursuing a career in the media industry upon graduation.