The Centre County Report - October 18th, 2013

Newscast posted October 18, 2013 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


The October 18th episode of the Centre County Report.

About the Contributors

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Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Political Science

Jon Blauvelt is a senior at Penn State majoring in Broadcast Journalism/Political Science and minoring in Spanish.

Blauvelt has experience across communications in TV, radio, print, public relations and corporate communications. Check out his LinkedIn profile for more information.

You can also follow Blauvelt on Twitter @JonRBlauvelt.

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Alex Gilliland

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Alex Gilliland is a Senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism from York, Pennsylvania. Alex is enrolled in Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College and plans to graduate in May of 2014.

Alex is currently working for CBS Sports in New York City as a Sports Production intern.

Alex aspires to become a sports anchor and a play-by-play broadcaster for a major sports network. He has been reporting and anchoring since high school and is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. In addition to working as a Sports Director for ComRadio, Alex works for the Centre Country Report and is currently employed by the Video Department of Penn State Athletics as a Production Assistant, Play-by-Play Broadcaster and Reporter.

Alex also broadcasts Penn State Women’s Soccer for Big Ten StudentU and football and basketball games for C-NET in State College.

In addition to media work at Penn State, Alex has completed multiple internships in the broadcast field over the summer semesters. Alex has worked for CBS Sports as a Sports Production intern in New York City, Dial Global Sports/Westwood One Radio in New York City, the National Football Foundation in New York City, FOX 43 Sports in York, PA and Sports Radio 1350 WOYK in York, PA.

Alex looks forward to the opportunities ahead. We Are…

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Allie Marzella

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Allie Marzella is a senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism with minors in Business and Sociology. From East Brunswick, New Jersey, she has been passionate about this industry for most of her life. Allie is currently a Campus Representative for ABC’s Entertainment Group and an anchor/producer for the “Centre County Report.” Other places of employment include ABC’s “20/20” in New York City, “The Willis Report” at Fox Business Network, Pennsylvania Cable Network and Penn State Athletics Marketing. In previous years, Allie was the Executive Producer for “Penn State News Live” as well as a reporter and studio crew member for PSN and “Penn State Sports Night.” She aspires to become an executive producer for an entertainment television show.