witf is pleased to announce that as of February 20, Marie Cusick will join the organization as its Multimedia StateImpact Pennsylvania reporter. Marie has spent nearly two years covering technology, the economy, politics and Marcellus Shale drilling for the Innovation Trail in Albany, New York at WMHT. Her reports have been aired throughout New York and nationally on All Things Considered, Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.
Cusick grew up in Lancaster and is a graduate of Manheim Township High School and Lebanon Valley College. Prior to moving to New York, she worked as a general assignment reporter with Blue Ridge News 11 in Ephrata.
She replaces Scott Detrow, who recently relocated to San Francisco to work as the Sacramento Bureau Chief for public radio station KQED.
About StateImpact Pennsylvania
StateImpact Pennsylvania is a collaboration of witf, Harrisburg, and WHYY, Philadelphia. Through an award-winning website and regular radio features, a reporter from each station covers the economic and environmental impact of the state’s energy sector, especially Marcellus Shale gas boom. Recently witf, along with WHYY (Philadelphia) and NPR, received its first-ever Silver Baton from duPont-Columbia for Excellence in Multimedia Reporting on Natural Gas Drilling.
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