The Centre County Report - September 20th, 2013

Newscast posted September 20, 2013 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


The September 20th episode of the Centre County Report.

About the Contributors

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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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Jenna Abate

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jenna Abate is currently a senior at The Pennsylvania State University where she is majoring in broadcast journalism and will be graduating in May 2014. Starting as early as her sophomore year of college, Jenna began to work in television and obtained an internship with WJET-TV in Erie, PA. In the spring of 2013, she worked as a news reporter at the State College Bureau office for WJAC-TV in State College, PA. In the summer of 2013, Jenna started working closer to home, in New York City, for WPIX-TV as a News and Creative Services intern. With a long and exciting road ahead of her, Jenna’s career goal is to become a news reporter or anchor in New York City. Follow her on Twitter @Jenna_Abate.