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Anne Danahy is a reporter at WPSU. She was a reporter for nearly 12 years at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where she earned a number of awards for her coverage of issues including the impact of natural gas development on communities.

She earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and a master's degree in media studies from Penn State.

Before joining WPSU, she worked as a writer and editor at Strategic Communications at Penn State and with the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute before that.

She hosts a Q&A program for Centre County's government and education access station and teaches a news writing and reporting class at Penn State.

Latest by Anne Danahy/WPSU

State College council votes to require masks inside State College businesses, offices

The ordinance applies to grocery stores, retail shops, municipal buildings and doctors’ offices, regardless of a person's vaccination status.
By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Sen. Corman says Penn State would likely face ‘pushback in Harrisburg’ if it mandated COVID vaccines

State Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, a Republican whose district includes Penn State, said lawmakers might consider pulling the university’s state funding if it mandated vaccines.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Penn State faculty approve vote of ‘no confidence’ in administration’s fall COVID plans

The university is returning to in-person classes and activities in the fall semester, which starts Aug. 23. It is not requiring students or employees to get vaccinated

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Penn State sticks with voluntary COVID vaccines, pointing to politics as a factor

Penn State says it’s monitoring the situation and may alter its approach, if needed.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Louder than a lawn mower, not big on social distancing, cicadas hit Central Pa.

Brood X comes out every 17 years to mate. They can be found from Tennessee to New York, including in Blair, Huntingdon and Mifflin counties in Pennsylvania.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Going carbon negative and equity in energy among topics at Penn State ‘Energy Days’ conference

The annual conference brought together hundreds of scientists, researchers, attorneys and experts with a goal of finding ways to address climate change and other energy-related challenges.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Updated: April 29, 2021 | 9:53 pm

Penn State plans to bring staff, faculty back to office by fall

With few exceptions, the university expects faculty to hold their classes in-person rather than online starting in the fall.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Seven digit dialing has gone the way of the rotary phone in parts of Central Pennsylvania

Rather than splitting the region into two separate areas, the PUC is adding an “overlay” area code. When all the 814 numbers are gone, new lines will get 582 as their area code. That could happen as early as May 1.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Hold up in Census data used for redistricting could lead to delay in Pa.’s 2022 primary

The 2022 primary is scheduled for May 17. Once the districts are redrawn, the district boundaries could effect candidates’ decisions about running and signature collections needed to get on the ballot.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU