Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Rainier A. Lopez hails from Lancaster, PA and is currently a senior at Penn State University. He found his calling in radio while a sophomore at Penn State Harrisburg. He transferred to Penn State's main campus in State College following the 2011-2012 academic year. He is 22 years old. Rainier joined The LION 90.7 FM's SportsBlitz in the summer of 2012 and became the Director of Finance for the station in December 2012. Since being at The LION, Rainier has called five Penn State home football games and several Penn State men's basketball games and baseball games. He also hosts a weekly show Thursday nights on The LION from 6-7pm EST. In April 2013, Rainier was elected President & General Manager of The LION 90.7FM. His job is to maintain relations with the University, the Penn State student radio alumni, and other clubs & organizations. He oversees the general station operations and makes decisions on the direction the station goes throughout the academic year. Rainier is slated to graduate in May 2014 with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism with a concentration in sports broadcasting. He is minoring in Communication Arts & Sciences.