Department of Journalism

Centre County Report

The award-winning, student-produced "Centre County Report" newscast serves a dual purpose.

It provides a source of news and information to the residents of Centre County and functions as a real-life laboratory for students learning to report and deliver news.

"Centre County Report" is produced by students in the capstone broadcast journalism course in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. The weekly program airs across Pennsylvania on WPSU-TV (PBS) to 29 counties and 500,000 television homes. 

It also streams throughout Pennsylvania as the result of partnerships with KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh), KYW-TV (Philadelphia) and WNEP-TV (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre). Newscasts also stream in the Baltimore in partnership with WJZ-TV. Newscasts and segments are available YouTube as well.

The newscast has won numerous regional and national awards, and has been named the best college newscast in the nation a half dozen times in the past 10 years.

Playlist of recent "Centre County Report" episodes.