Puerto Rico Tip-Off Podcast
Alex Gilliland, Matt Trabold and Tyler Feldman preview the Puerto Rico Tip-Off, including Penn State's game against #6 N.C. State on Thursday.
About the Contributors
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Matthew Trabold is a senior from Rochester, NY majoring in broadcast journalism with a sports emphasis through the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism and minoring in business. The sport Trabold has a passion for the most is men’s college basketball, causing him to devote a portion of every single day to following it meticulously. Trabold hopes to someday become an analyst or announcer for men’s college basketball on a national stage. At Pennsylvania State University, Trabold also is currently involved with or has been involved with Paternoville, Nittany Nation, In The Game (sports magazine show of the College of Communications) and PSN-TV. Trabold has had summer internships at State College, PA radio station All-Hit B94.5 and the sports department of Rochester, NY television station 13-WHAM. To delve further into the head of Matthew Trabold, follow him on twitter at @trabsmatt.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Alex Gilliland is a Senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism from York, Pennsylvania. Alex is enrolled in Penn State’s Schreyer Honors College and plans to graduate in May of 2014.
Alex is currently working for CBS Sports in New York City as a Sports Production intern.
Alex aspires to become a sports anchor and a play-by-play broadcaster for a major sports network. He has been reporting and anchoring since high school and is a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. In addition to working as a Sports Director for ComRadio, Alex works for the Centre Country Report and is currently employed by the Video Department of Penn State Athletics as a Production Assistant, Play-by-Play Broadcaster and Reporter.
Alex also broadcasts Penn State Women’s Soccer for Big Ten StudentU and football and basketball games for C-NET in State College.
In addition to media work at Penn State, Alex has completed multiple internships in the broadcast field over the summer semesters. Alex has worked for CBS Sports as a Sports Production intern in New York City, Dial Global Sports/Westwood One Radio in New York City, the National Football Foundation in New York City, FOX 43 Sports in York, PA and Sports Radio 1350 WOYK in York, PA.
Alex looks forward to the opportunities ahead. We Are…
Senior / Broadcast Journalism and Marketing
Currently, Feldman is an executive producer, reporter and anchor for the Centre County Report, as well as ComRadio’s senior sports director. He also is the host of the Penn State Coaches Show featuring Guy Gadowsky, which airs live from Lettermans on ESPN Radio 1450 and GoPSUSports.com every Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Additionally, he was the first to report the hiring of Joe Moorhead as Penn State football’s new offensive coordinator on December 12, 2015.
He’s a member of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism within the College of Communications and enrolled in the Smeal College of Business.
Feldman, a Pittsburgh native, has broadcasted sporting events from a number of international and professional venues, including Estadio Latinoamericano in Cuba, Madison Square Garden, CONSOL Energy Center, Wells Fargo Center, MetLife Stadium, M&T Bank Stadium, and EverBank Field.
Last spring, he traveled with the Penn State men’s volleyball team as their play-by-play man, announcing his very first NCAA tournament matches at Stanford’s Maples Pavilion.
He has gained valuable broadcasting and reporting experience interning and working at WTAJ-TV, MLB Network, GoPSUSports.com, 105.9 The X, 970 AM ESPN, Big Ten Network Student U, and State College’s ESPN Radio 1450.
Feldman has a strong passion for sports and dreams to become a sports anchor/reporter in a national market and/or a hockey play-by-play announcer.