Medlar Field Production: An Inside Look

Story/Video posted May 2, 2017 in In The Game by In The Game, Michael Marcantonini, Mike D'Avella.


Everything you see at a State College Spikes or Penn State baseball game, from scoreboard graphics to in-between-innings shenanigans, the Medlar Field production team is behind it. In this piece, Mike D’Avella and Michael Marcantonini give you an inside look at the Medlar Field production room.

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Mike D'Avella

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Mike D’Avella is a senior from West Chester, Pa., majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in business. He is a sports director, producer, play-by-play voice, talk show personality and beat writer on the sports side of CommRadio. Mike is also a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. He has completed internships with the Philadelphia Phillies in the summers of 2014 and 2015, Advanced Media in the spring of 2016, the State College Spikes Minor League baseball production department in the summer of 2016 and Interscope Records in Santa Monica, California. He is also the drummer in a State College based Alternative Rock band called “The New Feel” who has performed at venues such as the Bryce Jordan Center. Mike plans to pursue a career in sports media or the entertainment industry in the hopes of becoming a producer or radio personality for a sports or music station. You can reach him via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow him on Twitter @_mikedavella.

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Michael Marcantonini

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

Michael Marcantonini is a senior broadcast journalism major and entrepreneurship minor from Blue Bell, PA. He is the Sports Director of The LION 90.7 FM student radio station, where he also works as a play-by-play broadcaster and sports talk radio host. Marcantonini previously interned at Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, and was an MLB Featured Writer for for over two years. Marcantonini’s dream is to be a play-by-play broadcaster for a Major League Baseball team. You can reach him via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and follow him on Twitter @MIKEdUpSports.