Whisker’s Pub Gains Traction

Video posted February 4, 2016 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


A small pub located at the Nittany Lion Inn has chosen to support local farms and organic food markets. Reporter Ryan Ruff has the story. 

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Senior / Broadcast Journalism

This is Ryan Ruff, a senior at the Penn State University majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in business liberal arts. Through his major, he is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications.

Currently, Ruff is a sports producer, play-by-play and color announcer, beat writer and production assistant for Penn State’s Comradio. Through Comradio, he has had the pleasure of announcing events at Wells Fargo Center, Pegula Ice Arena, Beaver Stadium, Bryce Jordan Center, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park and Beard Field.

Attending Penn State has not only provided Ruff with a fantastic learning experience and the chance to develop skills as a broadcaster, but also helped transition him into various internships with WBAL-TV in Baltimore, MD. and 1470 WTTR in Westminster, MD.

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Laura Barbosa

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Laura is currently a Senior at the Pennsylvania State University, where she is pursuing her majors in Broadcast Journalism and International Studies. Aside from the Journalism, Laura is highly passionate about the entertainment and fashion industries. 

Along her journalism journey, Laura has started from writing in school newspapers, to full time on-air anchoring and even to Corporate Public Relations with NBC News. 

Her strong belief in the importance of story telling has encouraged her to look for positions that allow her to be productive and creative, as well as execute any task while also having fun!

Laura Barbosa has adapted the strength to rise to any occasion, the capacity to pursue a career path, and a stronger commitment to accomplish personal and professional goals.