Emily Reddy / WPSU Producer

Emily Reddy

This I Believe
03-20-2014

I Believe in Audiobooks
Vicka Pevzner
State College

It’s 6 am. I peel myself off the bed. I drag myself to the shower. I get dressed. I grab my lunch, my coffee mug, my gym bag. I get into the car. For the next 15 minutes as I drive to work; suddenly it’s not a Monday morning any longer. And it’s not freezing January outside. I am engulfed…

StoryCorps
03-19-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Orvil and Mary T. Hosterman

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. Mary T. Hosterman asks her husband Orvil about his life growing up on a farm outside of Aaronsburg.

BookMark
03-13-2014

The Evening Hour by Carter Sickels

Lauren Ostberg reviews Carter Sickels’ The Evening Hour, a novel set in a West Virginian coal town. Sickels earned his MFA from Penn State. He will be visiting Penn State University Park on March 20 as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series.

StoryCorps
03-12-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Curt and Stan Bierly

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. Curt Bierly and his son Stan talk about the family business, Stanley C. Bierly, in Millheim.

StoryCorps
03-10-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Pauline Zerby and Jerelene Reish

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. Longtime friends Pauline Zerby and Jerelene Reish talk about growing up in Millheim.

Stories
03-07-2014

A Look at Penn State MOOCs a Year In

Universities are testing the boundaries of online education with MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses. The courses are free and open to anyone and everyone who wants to take part. WPSU’s Emily Reddy takes a look at a Penn State MOOC that’s just wrapping up, about a year after the university first decided to try out this new educational format.

This I Believe
03-06-2014

I Believe in Flying
Amelia Browning
State College

The butterflies in my stomach as the wheels leave the ground, the soothing hum of the engine, and the rush of flying through a cloud—these are my favorite sensations. For every year of my life, I have a picture of me with a plane: from sitting on my father’s lap in the cockpit as a baby to leaving home for…

StoryCorps
03-05-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Don and Peggy Myers

WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October we stopped in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Don and Peggy Myers talk about the bicentennial celebration in Spring Mills in 1976 and about Don’s memories of growing up on his family farm.

StoryCorps
03-03-2014

Story Corps Penns Valley: Ina Bechtol, Tess Hartle, and Susan Haney

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. Susan Haney talks to her friends Ina Bechtol and Tess Hartle, sisters who grew up in Spring Mills during the Great Depression.

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.