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The Knightly News Media Club announces winter fundraiser

By Megan Smith

Knightly News Reporter

The Knightly News Media Club is selling Marianna’s 14” hoagies for $7, and 12″ pizzas for $8. There are several different kinds of hoagies and pizzas to choose from.

The subs include ham, Italian, roast beef, turkey, and much more. Not a fan of meat? There is a cheese sub available as well. The pizzas include pepperoni, cheese, white, meat supreme, and a Primo’s deluxe. Ingredients, topping, and more nutritional information can be found by selecting any of the options on the website.

All of the details about each of the individual subs and pizzas are located here: http://www.mariannasfundraisers.com/products/

MariannasThe deadline for pre-orders and payment is Feb. 21. Orders will be ready for delivery to your location on March 15 between 3 and 4 p.m. or anytime the following day.

Pre-orders have already began, so make sure to get yours order in today. If you would like to place an order, then please email Professor Miller at paulmiller@centralpenn.edu, and include the items that you wish to purchase, where the order can be delivered to, and when you would like them delivered.

Fundraisers in the past have helped The Knightly News Media Club by funding new equipment for podcasting, a quarterly pizza party, the club’s field trips and other club activities.

All of the club’s members appreciate your continued support and look forward to having more successful fundraisers to continue the expansion the club.


Megan Smith is secretary of the Knightly News Media Club @ Central Penn College.

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Reporter to talk about the niche-news trade

By Michael Lear-Olimpi

Knightly News Co-Adviser

SUMMERDALE – Gillian Branstetter, a reporter with the Central Penn Business Journal, will talk to Professor Michael Lear-Olimpi’s COM220 (Journalism I) class on Thursday, from 11 to noon, in ATEC 308.

Gillian Branstetter briings her expertise to Central Penn College's Summerdale campus on Feb. 8.

Gillian Branstetter brings her expertise to Central Penn College’s Summerdale campus on Feb. 8.

Branstetter, who covers business in the Susquehanna Valley, specializes in reporting on and has expertise in technology, social media, media theory and politics.

She has reported for such popular online media outlets as The Daily Dot, and has written for The Atlantic.

Branstetter also has interest in social-justice and equity issues.

She has also written opinion articles.

Branstetter will talk to students about:

  • How to cover a beat
  • What it’s like to report for a business publication
  • Staying in touch with sources
  • Working with public relations practitioners with
  • Places to hang out while developing sources and stories
  • How to find a story
  • How to parse information you collect into a story
  • Skills you need

Branstetter worked in layout and was a copy editor for The Capital Times, at Penn State Harrisburg, where she studied secondary education.

She will also take questions from students and other attendees.  All are welcome to attend.

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by | February 7, 2018 · 7:54 pm

The Knightly News Presents Debuts with Football Podcast

Students try their hand on their own shows in new initiative

By Paul Miller

Knightly News Co-Adviser

The Knightly News Media Club at Central Penn College announces The Knightly News Presents, an offshoot of the Knightly News Podcast, that allows students to do episodes about things that interest them.

The first such episode debuts with a two-part fantasy football themed show featuring club members Brian Christiana and Ian Kemmerer, and club co-adviser Paul Miller.

The show, separated into two different episodes, allows Christiana and Kemmerer to prepare listeners for their upcoming fantasy football drafts, typically occurring during the last two weeks of August until Labor Day.

During Episode 1, the discussion focuses on each individual’s top 25 players for 2017, as well as some important draft strategies for beginning players.

In Episode 2, the cast discusses new running backs and wide receivers on new teams, as well as some impact fantasy rookies for the upcoming season.

The Knightly News hopes to offer many more of these types of podcasts in the future, and already hasseveral in the works.

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The Knightly News Releases Podcast Episode #28

Talks June events on campus and welcomes former Senior Deputy Attorney General

By Paul Miller

Knightly News Co-adviser

The Knightly News Media Club at Central Penn College is proud to offer our newest podcast, as we welcome Student Activities Director Adrienne Thoman and former Senior Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania Jon Butchar.

In our segment with Adrienne, we outline several June events happening on the Summerdale campus and are joined also by Knightly News Correspondent Darren Greene.

These events include:

June 1 – 2016-17 Athletics and Activities Banquet – Conference Center at Central Penn – Noon – 1:30 p.m.

June 7 – Business Partner of the Year Breakfast – Conference Center at Central Penn College – 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Register here.

Adrienne continued with her segment “Adrienne’s Featured Three” where she talks more about the Carnival/Block Party in the Quad on June 1, the ATEC Dance and Casino Night on June 2, and Cram Jam on June 18 – 19.

To find out more information about any of these events, or to sign up, contact Adrienne Thoman at adriennethoman@centralpenn.edu.

In our second segment of the week, we are honored to be joined by the former Senior Deputy Attorney General of Pennsylvania Jon Butchar.

Butchar has been a part of Professor Miller’s Media and Politics class in the past, discussing state and local government with our students from his wealth of experiences.

Butchar recorded several segments for future episodes, but in this segment discusses the importance of college students to be engaged with the political process.  He said, “In some areas (during the primary election held in May), turnout was under 8%.”

He went onto discuss the need for our colleges across the nation to educate and share the importance of politics in our daily lives with students.

You can look forward to hearing future segments with Jon about our current issues with North Korea and other topics.

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