Volunteers prepare for Out of the Darkness community walk this Sunday

posted April 25, 2014 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


The Central Pennsylvania chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host its eighth annual Out of the Darkness Walk this Sunday at 1:00 pm at Sidney Friedman park in State College. 

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Kirsten Appleton

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Kirsten Appleton studies broadcast journalism and political science at Penn State. She is currently a reporter for the Centre County Report, and a producer and co-host at B94.5 (WBHV). Additionally, she is working on various independent multimedia projects. She previously interned at HOT 99.5 (WIHT) in Washington, D.C. and reported for ComRadio and PSNtv.

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Kacie Lazor

Graduate / Broadcast Journalism

Kacie graduated from Penn State in 2014 with a major in broadcast journalism and double minor in sports journalism and business.

During her time at Penn State, she was an anchor, director and technical director for Emmy-award winning best student newscast, Centre County Report. She was a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, Blue & White Society, Association for Women in Sports Media, ComRadio, and THON Webcast.

She has also worked with the SONY, Big Ten Network, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, and CBS affiliate KDKA-TV News both in front and behind the camera. In high school, she was the president of her television station. She was morning news anchor and won several awards at the Annual Student Video Festival and Competition at Robert Morris University.

All of her experiences have only furthered her desire to be in the broadcasting industry. Her enthusiasm for journalism inspires those around her to learn more about what she reports. She is a firm believer that if you work hard enough, things will pay off hoping one day her dreams will become a reality.