Altoona communications students to appear on morning television program

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Penn State Altoona will offer a screening of the documentary "My Ascension" at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Devorris Downtown Center, located at 1431 12th Ave. in Altoona.

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ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona communications majors Madison Eisaman, Sabrina Nigro, and Jadie Pensyl will appear on WTAJ-TV’s locally produced morning program, "Studio 814," at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

The students will discuss a news feature package they produced about Bill Riley, an Altoona native and automotive enthusiast. The feature focuses on Riley’s car collection and his enthusiasm related to the renovation of classic cars. The brief feature also offers information about the popularity of automotive culture throughout Blair County, while explaining the iconic history of some of the unique cars in Riley’s automotive collection.