Centre County Report: December 9, 2016

Newscast posted December 9, 2016 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


On today's Centre County Report, we look at the tenant and landlord relationships in State College. Plus, one of Bellefonte's annual holiday traditions is underway, and Penn State fans are gearing up for the Rose Bowl. 



About the Contributors

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Michelle Wolf

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

When Michelle is not executive producing The Centre County Report, she directs the News Division for Penn State’s ComRadio. She has completed internships with WPVI-TV 6abc in Philadelphia in the Production Department, WBHV-FM in State College as a part of B94.5’s Morning Zoo Crew, and Penn State Athletics as an Assistant Producer. She hopes to work as a news reporter and/or producer following graduation. You can reach her via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow her on twitter @wolf_call.

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Mike Gilbert

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Has interned with WYLNTV-35, SportsNet New York, NPR New York Affiliate, WNYC, GoPSUSports.com, The Rye Record, MSG Varsity.  Anchored sports for live newscasts at WYLN as well as created packages, VOs and VOSOTs.  Covered local high school, college and professional sports including the Yankees Triple-A affiliate.  Current contributor for Centre County Report and member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism.  My goal is to take over for Howard Stern when he retires, but more realistically, and since Howard can never be replaced, to become a sports anchor or studio host in a major market or nationally.

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Dara Cooper

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Dara serves as the News Director for ComRadio, along with being a part of Penn State’s Centre County Report. Throughout her time at Penn State, Dara has interned at various television production companies: Line by Line Productions/ Alex Coletti Productions, Park Slope Productions, ITV Studios, and Lucky Duck Productions. She also currently works at Penn State Athletics as an Assistant Director. After graduation, Dara hopes to work in the broadcast industry as a Director or Producer. 

Dara can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Maddie Brightman

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Spanish

Maddie Brightman is the General Manger of ComRadio and a reporter and producer for the Centre County Report. A member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism, Maddie was recently a part of reporting trips to Cuba and Super Bowl 50. At ComRadio, she also serves as a producer for multiple Penn State sports has done play by play for Penn State football, baseball and lacrosse.

Maddie has interned at ESPN, Fox Sports Radio (Los Angeles), WBAL-TV (Baltimore) and 105.7 the Fan (Baltimore). One day, Maddie hopes to work behind the scenes in management or production for a national sports network. Follow her on Twitter @maddiebrightman or email her at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Lesly Salazar

Senior / Multi-Skilled Journalist

After I graduate in December 2016, I intend to work as a digital journalist for a television news station. I have interned with FOX 5 D.C. since 2013 where I have conducted interviews, produced weekly segments and produced original content for the website. Visual storytelling has become my forte.

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Hellen Sarmiento

Senior / Telecommunications, IST DEV

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Waiss Aramesh

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

After interning at CBS New York and at CNN, Waiss is usually working at The Daily Collegian as the Social Media Editor or at the Centre County Report. He’s also been the Executive Producer of PSN News and worked on THON’s live webcast, 46 LIVE. Waiss hopes to work in broadcast and digital news after graduation and be part of a constantly evolving news industry. Waiss can be reached via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or can be followed on Twitter at @waiss_aramesh.