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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

Penn State plans to renovate Beaver Stadium, opens door to using it ‘beyond football game days’

The announcement comes as the university is dealing with a¬†budget shortfall. Renovating would be more economical, according to the¬†university’s announcement.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Pennsylvania’s Gaming Board green-lights the license for the Nittany Mall casino in Centre County

Plans are for the casino to have slot machines and table games and operate 24 hours a day. The company says it will bring the equivalent of about 350 full-time jobs.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

State Gaming board turns down a competitor’s request for information about the proposed Nittany Mall casino developer

In 2020, Stadium Casino lost the bid to apply for a mini-casino license to SC Gaming.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Penn State rolls out new approach to budgeting it says is data-driven

The new model itself isn’t expected to balance the budget, but it will help the university get there by 2025.

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