Lindsey Whissel Fenton
Lindsey Whissel Fenton is senior producer/director at WPSU. She has created a variety of award-winning projects for television, radio, and the web. An experienced storyteller who seeks to foster empathy through her work, she has delved into a range of sensitive topics including mental health and well-being, race relations, and veteran’s issues.
You Can’t Say That, which Fenton produced, was among eight U.S. programs selected to screen at the 2013 International Public Television Screening Conference (INPUT) conference in El Salvador; it was also honored with a Mid Atlantic Emmy Award. Some of her other broadcast credits include A Time to Heal, Pennsylvania Folklore: Woven Together, and World on Trial: The French Headscarf Law. Fenton also produced eight seasons of the public affairs series Conversations from Penn State.
Fenton's on-air work has included hosting the WPSU call-in program Conversations LIVE.
In 2012, Fenton was one of four selected by District 7350 of Rotary International to serve as a team member for its Group Study Exchange to Ukraine. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Cinema and Digital Arts from Point Park University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Learning, Design, and Technology at Penn State.