Emily Reddy/WPSU

Emily Reddy is the news director at WPSU-FM. You can hear her feature stories during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Emily also serves as the lead producer of WPSU’s radio series This I Believe, BookMark, and StoryCorps. She sometimes fills in as an on-air host.

Her radio work has been recognized with multiple awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, Inc. (PRNDI) and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association.

Before coming to WPSU, Emily anchored the evening news and reported for WMNF in Tampa, Florida. She also served as a general reporter in Washington D.C. for WAMU and as capitol correspondent for WNPR.

Latest by Emily Reddy/WPSU


Penn State is putting unvaccinated students who miss three weeks of COVID-19 testing on interim suspension

So far, 117 students have been placed on interim suspension.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

A full Beaver Stadium for Penn State football may be possible with enough vaccinations

“I know that Penn State fans here in Happy Valley and throughout the commonwealth want to get back to supporting the Nittany Lions in person again.”

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

State College police release photos of persons of interest in MLK mural defacing

“We are all disgusted to see a treasured local landmark, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, being defaced,” State College Council President Jesse Barlow said

By Emily Reddy/WPSU and Min Xian/WPSU

Regional vaccination clinic reopens in State College with Moderna vaccine

Vaccinations will resume Thursday at the Regional Vaccination Clinic at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. The clinic was briefly paused over concerns over rare blood clots in a small number of women who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which was being administered at the BJC.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Pa. pauses Centre County’s regional vaccination clinic, use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam said this pause includes the Regional Vaccination Clinic that opened Friday in State College.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU and The Associated Press

Lock Haven University workers to protest job outsourcing Saturday

The cuts would be to clerical, custodial and maintenance workers. 

By Emily Reddy/WPSU


Members of new Penn State commission on race, bias begin to share plans in town hall

The university also announced the creation of scholarships to promote equity and diversity.
By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Candidates for Pa.’s 25th state Senate District introduce themselves to voters in live-streamed Q&A

The event was hosted by two anti-abortion organizations.
By Emily Reddy/WPSU

It’s Census Day. Even if they’re elsewhere, Penn State students should be counted at school address

But the coronavirus means Penn State students who would usually be in State College are spread far and wide. Penn State and the U.S. Census are trying to get word out that students should still be counted at their school address.  

By Emily Reddy/WPSU
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