Emily ReddyNews Director
Emily Reddy is the news director at WPSU-FM, the NPR-affiliate public radio station for central and northern Pennsylvania.
In addition to leading the news staff, Reddy creates news stories that air during Morning Edition and All Things Considered and serves as the lead producer of WPSU’s radio series BookMark and Story Corps. She sometimes fills in as an on-air host.
Reddy’s work has been recognized with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and multiple awards from the Public Media Journalists Association and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Media Editors.
She has taught a news writing and reporting class at Penn State.
Reddy originally got hooked on radio as a volunteer reporter and news anchor for WMNF, a community radio station in her hometown of Tampa, Florida. She then went to grad school to pursue this passion professionally.
While at Boston University, Reddy produced segments for the daily news magazine show Here & Now. She also served as a general reporter in Washington D.C. for WAMU and as capitol correspondent for WNPR.
She earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.
She lives in Lemont in a 150-year-old former one-room schoolhouse with her husband Jonathan and her daughter Zoë.
Contact her at email@example.com.
WPSU takes a looks at a sampling of election results across central PA, including county commissioner, school board and others.
Roadwork will begin Monday on parts of Interstate 99 through Centre County.
As the Centre Daily Times switches to mail delivery, a Penn State media expert says that might not be a bad thingPenn State College of Comm professor Matt Jordan talks about the Centre Daily Times, and other newspapers', switch to sending out papers by mail.
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) has canceled its 2023 Summer Games, which were supposed to run Thursday through Saturday in the State College area, due to air quality concerns caused by Canadian wildfires.
Voters from Centre County Precinct 66 talked about the importance of voting outside the Park Forest Village United Methodist Church.
WPSU's 2023 Student Poetry Writing Contest winners Allison Caron, Poppy Goble, Eveline Overdurf and Aurea Slimak read their poems to celebrate April's National Poetry Month.
The Bellefonte Area High School was evacuated Wednesday, as it and several schools received threats, found to be hoaxesStudents were evacuated from the Bellefonte Area High School and other schools across the state Wednesday morning, after police received threatening phone calls, which police are saying are not credible.
The Metzger brothers had an unconventional childhood living in a church. Their WPSU interviewer could relateFred Jr. and Lee Metzger told WPSU about their unconventional childhood in a church in Baileyville for a digital story.
Last year, Bellefonte and Kane, Pennsylvania, each hosted groups of remote workers for a few weeks through a program called “The Wilds are Working: A Remote Lifestyle Experience.”
Police background check loopholes, lack of oversight. What a Spotlight PA investigation into one tiny borough's scandal tells usLast June, the tiny borough of Tioga, Pennsylvania, hired the police officer who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Spotlight PA reporter Min Xian and did a deep dive story on how Timothy Loehmann got hired and the fallout from it.