Shooting from the sidelines
Kaitlyn Knopp loves to take advantage of her visual journalism major. With her latest assignment to shoot a sporting event for COMM 469 photojournalism class, Knopp ventures out to a Penn State men's lacrosse game. Knopp says her favorite part of shooting sporting events is watching teams she might never have seen before.
(Video reporting by Haley Blum, edited by Katie Montgomery)
About the Contributors
2012 Graduate / Print Journalism
I’m a senior print journalism major graduating in May 2012, and I’m also the editor-in-chief of Valley, Penn State’s student-run life and style magazine. I’ve interned at USA TODAY in its News, Life and College departments for the past two summers, and I’m looking to pursue a career reporting on music or higher education.
2012 Graduate / Journalism
Katie Montgomery is a senior majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in sociology. Graduating in Spring of 2012, she wants to enter the sports broadcasting field. Katie has been a sports writer for The Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student run newspaper, for three years and has covered numerous sports including ice hockey, rugby, gymnastics and fencing. After completing a summer internship with The Bourne Braves, a team in The Cape Cod League division, she gained valuable experience working freelance with local newspapers. Katie hopes to cover a MLB team and do on-field reporting for any media outlet, though ESPN is her favorite.