Season in Review

Audio posted December 7, 2018 in Sports, CommRadio by Sports Staff

Jake Starr, Andre Magaro, Mitch Broder and Matt McClure recap Penn State's regular season: 

About the Contributors

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Matthew McClure

Senior / Broadcast Journalism

With his hard-work and dedication to excellence, Matthew McClure looks to achieve future goals in sports broadcasting. He is from Glenmoore, Pennsylvania and a senior broadcast journalism major at Pennsylvania State University. He has experience working in sports and is willing to work outside his comfort zone. Matthew served as an active member at CommRadio, where he performed many different play by play broadcasts, wrote articles, and is a host of his NBA talk radio show Half Court. The past two summers, Matthew moved to Florida to work as an communications intern at the Florida Collegiate Summer Baseball League. There, he broadcasted every game for the Seminole County Scorpions, and was presented with the Sara Whiting Young Professionals Award.

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Mitchell Broder

Junior / Digital/Print Journalism

Mitch currently a junior at Penn State University in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications majoring in digital/print journalism. Mitch is currently a member of CommRadio, Penn State’s student-run radio station where he writes articles, hosts a radio talk show, beat writes/broadcasts live sporting events, contributes to Wednesday newscasts, and participates in podcasts about different sports. He’s also a contributor for the Buffalo Fanatics, which is a football blog focusing on the NFL and the Buffalo Bills in particular.

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Jake Starr

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Jake Starr is a junior from West Chester, Pennsylvania, and is majoring in broadcast journalism. Jake is the news director at CommRadio and takes on a variety of other roles as well. He serves as a play-by-play broadcaster for CommRadio, in addition to BTN Student U. He hosts a weekly talk show every Thursday and is the producer of CommRadio’s Wednesday and Friday newscasts. In addition to CommRadio, Jake is a staff writer for GoPSUSports.com, covering Penn State men’s ice hockey. He will be a part of the Centre County Report in the spring of 2021. Jake is working a summer internship with the Saugerties Stallions of the PGBCL in New York. To contact Jake, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). You can also follow him on Twitter @jstarr1999.

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Andre Magaro

Junior / Broadcast Journalism

Andre Magaro is a junior from Enola, Pennsylvania majoring in broadcast journalism. He is a sports director, writer and play-by-play broadcaster for CommRadio. He also covers events and anchors for CommRadio’s news department. When not at CommRadio, Andre is a commentator for BTN Student U broadcasts, a student writer for Penn State Athletics and a student leader of the Penn State campus ministry New Life. Andre has written for Armchair All-Americans in the past, covering Penn State football, baseball and men’s hockey. He can be contacted via email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and on Twitter @andre_magaro.