Centre County Report: October 16, 2015

Newscast/Video posted October 16, 2015 in Centre County Report by Centre County Report


In today's newscast: how culture might help bring two sides together in a long-standing dispute. Also, how a  State High coach juggles family and football. Plus, local volunteers raising adorable dogs for an important mission.

About the Contributors

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Nicole Barros

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Nicole is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism with a sports concentration through the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism certificate program. Throughout her time at Penn State, she has interned with the Big Ten Network, CBS, and most recently ESPN. Nicole will be interning in Los Angeles during her last semester through the Penn State Hollywood Program. To contact Nicole, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Nikki Cheshire

Senior / Broadcast Journalism & Spanish

I’m interested in doing on-camera anchoring and reporting. I also have an interest in documentary work.

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Yousef Saba

Senior / Broadcast Journalism and International Politics

Hello! My name is Yousef Saba. I am an aspiring multimedia journalist most interested in covering political events and stories. I am double majoring in Broadcast Journalism and International Politics at the Pennsylvania State University and expect to graduate in May 2016. As an Egyptian, I have been exposed to politics my whole life, and have been thoroughly fascinated by the subject. I aspire to become a respected International Reporter, on whom reputable organizations and individuals rely on for information.

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Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Sarah Reese is a senior and is excited to be joining the fall 2015 Centre County Report team as an anchor and reporter. She is a broadcast journalism major and international studies minor. After graduation, Sarah plans to attend graduate school for higher education. Sarah has interned with EllwoodCity.org in Ellwood City, PA, the Big Ten Network in State College, PA, and C-NET Government Access Television also in State College. Outside of the broadcast world, Sarah can be seen filming as a Penn State Homecoming Production Captain or managing the press as a THON Media Relations Captain. Sarah also spends her time as a Peer Adviser in the Education Abroad Office and as a secretary for the Pollock Housing Office.

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Jordan Tracy

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Jordan Tracy is a senior broadcast journalism major from Lancaster, PA who will graduate in May 2016. On campus he works as a resident assistant and participates in Penn State Network Television as a producer and host. He interned for CBS Local in New York City as the sports intern where he contributed written content and assisted in day to day operations. He has experience in radio, television and digital media.

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Brittney Lee

Senior / Telecommunications

Brittney is currently a director, technical director, and reporter for the Centre County Report. She is also an executive producer and host for Penn State Network Television’s Crazy Talk. Previously she has been a video and photography intern for the College of Engineering as well as an intern for Gulp Pictures in New York City. She wants to pursue a career in studio production. Her dream job would be to replace Jimmy Fallon but she would settle for directing his show.