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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 says colleges have received their next budgets created by new allocation model

While university officials say there aren’t plans for large-scale lay-offs or closures, many units will likely see their funding shrink.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Altoona Area School Board approves AR-15s for school resource officers ‘heaven forbid’ they need them

At least a few other school districts nationwide have passed similar policy changes allowing the AR-15s, including Pittston, Pennsylvania.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi makes apologies and new goals about diversity

The comments came in remarks at the board of trustees meeting

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Penn State professor wins ‘genius’ award for uncovering and digitally preserving Black history

“Foreman is setting a new standard for digital and collaborative humanities scholarship while also uncovering histories of African American organizing that are still relevant and resonant today.”

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Centre County school district, governments and utilities hope to go solar in a group buy

Fifteen Centre County entities are banding together to buy solar energy that could cover all their electricity needs for up to 25 years.

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Penn State reports its first case of monkeypox

A student at Penn State University Park has tested positive for the school’s first confirmed case of monkeypox,

By Emily Reddy/WPSU

Penn State institutes hiring freeze until at least summer 2023

Penn State has instituted a strategic hiring freeze that will last at least until next summer

By Emily Reddy/WPSU