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



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

First-person account of COVID-19: Centre County man shares his story

WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with Dean Lindsey, who says he’s one of the first positive cases in Centre County.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

State College Area Schools close until March 20 due to coronavirus concerns

Three of the days will be make-up days for students and two will be training days for faculty and staff. 
By Emily Reddy/WPSU

U.S. Census director makes a stop in State College to encourage participation

Steven Dillingham is visiting dozens of universities and met with Penn State president Eric Barron before visiting nearby census headquarters.
By Emily Reddy/WPSU

How school construction is changing due to security concerns

In this time of mass shootings, schools are feeling the pressure to make changes to how schools are constructed in an effort to keep intruders out. 

By Emily Reddy/WPSU