John Curley Center for Sports Journalism

Alumni

Hundreds of Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications and Penn State alumni hold positions in sports journalism and related fields. A partial list includes:

  • Paul Alexander, AT&T SportsNet
  • Marty Aronoff, ESPN/Fox Sports*
  • Mark Ashenfelter, ESPN
  • Blake Berson, CBS Sports Network
  • Rob Biertempfel, The Athletic
  • Hannah Biondi, DAZN
  • Todd Blackledge, ESPN/ABC
  • Mark Brennan, 24/7 Sports
  • Cathy Bongiovi, University of Akron
  • Judson Burch, ESPN*
  • Jim Buzinski, Outsports*
  • Paul Casella, MLB.com
  • Alyson Cohen, Chicago Cubs
  • Gene Collier, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Melanie Collins, CBS Sports/Golf Channel
  • Kurt Deichert, Fox Sports Southwest
  • Dustin Dopirak, The Athletic
  • Gerry Dulac, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Robert Feagans, CBS Sports Digital
  • Sean Fitz, 24/7 Sports
  • Kalyn Flockhart, ESPN
  • Kevin Foedinger, KRES/KWIX/KIRK/KTCM Radio
  • Matt Fortuna, The Athletic
  • Shannon Furman, NFL Films
  • Deb Gelman, CBS/Creative Spark Productions*
  • Pete Gergely, New York Yankees
  • Morgan Giannone, NASCAR
  • Amanda Gifford Lockwood, ESPN*
  • Meghan Hartley, Los Angeles Rams
  • Ryan Hockensmith, ESPN
  • Scott Horner, Octagon*
  • Pete Jensen, NHL.com
  • Kimberly Jones, NFL Network
  • Sheil Kapadia, The Athletic
  • Emily Kaplan, ESPN*
  • Tori Kimberly, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Rob King, ESPN*
  • Pete Kowalski, U.S. Golf Association
  • Ashley Leavens, NFL Films
  • Meghan Loder, Washington Redskins
  • Tony Mancuso, New York Jets
  • Karisa Maxwell, The Sporting News
  • John McGonigal, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Matt Millen, Big Ten Network
  • Nate Mink, Syracuse Media Group
  • Mike Missanelli, 97.5 The Fanatic
  • J.B. Morris, The Athletic
  • Sweeny Murti, WFAN/SNY
  • Dana O’Neil, The Athletic
  • Doug Nelson, Learfield IMG College
  • Ali Nicastro, MLS
  • Will Pakutka, New York Daily News
  • Alisa Petercuskie, Kraft Sports Group
  • Dan Renish, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Marisol Renner, Baltimore Ravens
  • Jennifer Ridgley, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Michael Robinson, BTN/NFL Network*
  • Rob Roselli, Rutgers University
  • Nick Rotondi, Philadelphia Eagles
  • Rich Russo, Fox Sports*
  • Lisa Salters, ESPN
  • Linsey Shea, NBC Sports/NFL Network
  • Michael Signora, NFL
  • Audrey Snyder, The Athletic
  • Daniel Solomon, Learfield IMG College
  • Wayne Staats, Turner Sports
  • Larry Tiscornia, Major League Soccer
  • Brian Tripp, Penn State Athletics
  • Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated/Fox Sports/MLB Network*
  • Jenny Vrentas, Sports Illustrated/The MMQB
  • Michael Weinreb, Author/Journalist*
  • Robbie Weiss, NASCAR
  • Jacob Wilkins, MSG Varsity/WFAN
  • Mark Wogenrich, Allentown Morning Call

*-Member of Advisory Council