Emily Reddy / WPSU Producer

Emily Reddy

BookMark
04-24-2014

The Artemas Poems by Jerry Wemple

For National Poetry Month, poet and frequent BookMark contributor Marjorie Maddox reviews Jerry Wemple’s newest poetry collection, The Artemas Poems. The linked poems about a man named Artemas are set in small-town Pennsylvania.

This I Believe
04-17-2014

I Believe in Gratitude
Johanna Wagner
State College

In the summer of 2012, I had a lot for which to be grateful. My husband and I were expecting our first child in early September. As an anxious mother-to-be I spent those early summer months devouring books, movies, articles and just about anything I could find about babies and those first crucial weeks. I was thrilled and terrified imagining…

BookMark
04-10-2014

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Centre County Reads is an organization that encourages county residents of all ages to read and discuss the same book. This year’s pick is Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars. Our reviewer, Hannah Burks, is this year’s undergraduate intern for the Center for American Literary Studies at Penn State.

This I Believe
04-03-2014

I Believe in Cars
Mitch Hoffman
State College, PA

“Mitch, why are you such a knucklehead?” my dad says as he follows me out of our house and into the front yard. “Only a complete idiot would do something this stupid. Sometimes I wonder what goes on in that head of yours…” SLAM! My dad’s voice is suddenly cut off by the reassuring thunk of my car door. I…

StoryCorps
04-02-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Tom Doman, Jim Zubler and Andrea Ferich

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Penns Valley Conservation Association president Jim Zubler and the new executive director, Andrea Ferich, talk to Tom Doman, one of the early leaders of PVCA, about its importance…

StoryCorps
03-31-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Terry Glunt and Robin Bastress

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Robin Bastress talks with Penns Valley Elementary School teacher and cross-country and basketball coach Terry Glunt about coaching and teaching in Penns Valley for 25 years.

BookMark
03-27-2014

Notes from Inside a Burst Bubble: Penn Staters on the Penn State Scandal by Dave Housley, Sheila Squillante

Longtime State College resident Cindy Wolf reviews Notes from Inside a Burst Bubble: Penn Staters on the Sandusky Scandal. The collection of essays, blog posts, and news articles is edited by Sheila Squillante and Dave Housley.

StoryCorps
03-26-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Marie Breon and Sandra Yohe

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Sandra Yohe talks with her mother Marie Breon about her life, and how she met her husband.

StoryCorps
03-24-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Nicholas Brink Talks with Jim Zubler and Andrea Ferich

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Jim Zubler and Andrea Ferich talk to Nicholas Brink about his time in central Pennsylvania starting with when he moved here in 1970 to take a job at…

Bio

Emily Reddy is the news director and a producer at WPSU-FM. You can hear her feature stories during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Emily also serves as the head 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 filed reports for WMNF in Tampa, Florida. She also served as a general reporter in Washington D.C. for WAMU and as a Washington Capitol Correspondent for WNPR.

While in graduate school, Emily produced segments for the daily news magazine Here & Now out of WBUR in Boston. She earned her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL and her M.S. in broadcast journalism from Boston University.