A campus mourns Paterno’s death
Several thousand people conducted a half hour long candlelight vigil in front of Old Main Sunday evening, then walked to the Joe Paterno statue at Beaver Stadium in memory of the legendary Penn State football coach who died Sunday morning after losing a battle with lung cancer.
About the Contributors
2012 Graduate / Visual Journalism
Chloe Elmer graduated in Spring 2012 with a major in visual journalism and a minor in psychology. She was the photo editor and an active staff photographer for The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s independently-run student newspaper.
She traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2012 for a class on international reporting. In the summer of 2010, she spent 10 weeks in London, where she interned at Archant, the largest independently-owned media company in the United Kingdom. These experiences helped her to gain valuable global professional experience and a more independent mindset.
Though she enjoys photographing any type of event, sports and spot news are two of her favorites. She is currently widening her skills through wedding and portrait photography
Graduate / Visual Journalism
Jill Knight is a graduate of the visual journalism program at Penn State’s University Park campus.
In the spring of 2012, Jill traveled to Rio de Janeiro with a team of students for a short-term international reporting project. Her multimedia piece from the trip won first place in a NPPA quarterly student clip contest and was published in various McClatchy news service publications.
In the fall of 2012, Jill was selected to be a member of the Online News Assocation student newsroom and was invited to attend the Eddie Adams workshop. Jill has worked as a freelance photographer for Polaris Images, The Centre Daily Times, The York Dispatch, The Fayetteville Observer and is a student contributor to Penn State’s CommMedia.
Jill’s photo story, A Navy Officer in Training, recently won 4th place in the Hearst Journalism Awards picture story category.
Jill was most recently a photo intern at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and will be interning with the Charlotte Observer in summer 2013.
Her work can be seen on her website: http://www.jillianknight.com