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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


You might be able to buy a beer at Penn State football games this season

The university reportedly plans to sell alcohol in Beaver Stadium during football games, starting with a test run during the Sept. 24 home game.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Pennsylvania is tracking wild turkeys by GPS to find out why populations are declining

Possible factors in the decline include loss of habitat, weather patterns, predators and disease.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Penn State president is at the center of a whistleblower lawsuit filed against the University of Louisville

The suit by a former attorney at the University of Louisville alleges she was demoted and punished for reporting an assistant basketball coach for attempted extortion.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Penn State plans to sell the Nittany Lion Inn and Penn Stater, while keeping the land

The Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to approve a purchasing agreement and lease with the Scholar Hotel Group.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

For a rural Pennsylvania area, a cryptocurrency mine brought noise pollution

“Yeah, it is, it’s very frustrating. You know, we’ve been told numerous times it’s something that you guys are doing at the farm. I mean, none of this started until that moved in.”

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Low cost high-speed internet for qualified families under a federal program

20 internet service companies have agreed to provide lower-income families high-speed plans for $30 a month or less.
By Anne Danahy/WPSU


Updated: April 11, 2022 | 3:30 pm

UPDATE: A court challenge filed against a Republican running for the state House in Centre County questions his residency

Justin Behrens, a candidate running in the 2022 primary for the Republican nomination to the 82nd district in the state House, is facing a legal challenge that argues he does not meet Pennsylvania’s residency requirements for living in the district.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, the substitute teacher shortage in Pennsylvania gets worse

The challenge in finding instructors can be even greater for rural school districts.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Add school superintendents to the list of jobs people are leaving in Pennsylvania and nationally

Nearly 20 percent of the state’s superintendents left their jobs last year.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU
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