DARYL LANG is a Penn State journalism student with experience in news reporting, broadcasting and web design. You can e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact him at one of the addresses below.
532 West College Ave. Apt. 4
State College, PA 16801
9246 Spring Valley Rd.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
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News media experiences
State College correspondent for the Harrisburg Patriot-News - fall 2000
Covering State College news as a freelance reporter for a metro daily newspaper.
Adminstration beat reporter for The Daily Collegian - fall 2000
Covering the actions of Penn State's administration for the newspaper.
Reporting intern with the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association - summer 2000
Reported on state government in Harrisburg for several newspapers, including the Harrisburg Patriot-News, the Allentown Morning Call and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Reporting intern for the Centre Daily Times - spring 2000
Covered local news at a daily paper in State College, Pa.
Broadcaster at Accuweather - spring 2000
Recorded weather forecasts for radio stations from Accuweather headquarters in State College, Pa.
Police-fire-courts beat reporter for The Daily Collegian - fall 1999
Covered local stories for Penn State's student newspaper.
Administration beat reporter for The Daily Collegian - spring 1999
Covered the actions of Penn State's administration for the newspaper.
Online editor for The Daily Collegian - fall 1998
Led a staff of four to publish Penn State's student-run newspaper on the Internet every day. Organized the site's first redesign in August 1998.
Student Government reporter for The Daily Collegian - spring 1998
Covered meetings, events and elections for the newspaper's campus staff.
Web designer for Villagelife.org, Inc., Ellicott City, Md. - summer 1998
Help create web pages for a non-profit Internet development company, including occasional reporting for the Disaster News Network (formerly the Disaster Response Network).
Webmaster for Centennial High School's Web site - fall 1995 to spring 1997
Directed several other volunteers using limited school resources to launch and maintain our county's most elaborate school Web site.
News editor for The Wingspan - spring 1996 to spring 1997
Directed news staff and laid out news pages for Centennial High School's monthly student newspaper.
Penn State University, University Park, PA (main campus)
Currently a senior majoring in journalism. 3.53 cumulative GPA. Expected graduation: May 2001.
Centennial High School, Ellicott City, MD
Graduated in 1997 with a 3.74 cumulative GPA and the Maryland State Certificate of Merit
Selected extracurricular activities
Member of Lutheran Campus Ministry parish council - fall 1998 to present
Currently serve as treasurer of the student council of my church.
Member of the Penn State Outing Club field staff - fall 1997 to present
Organize and lead backpacking trips.
Member of Boy Scout Troop 874 - fall 1990 to spring 1997
Held several high leadership positions, ran meetings and planned trips. Earned the rank of Eagle Scout, September 1994.
Hearst Foundation Awards - Fourth place, spot news, 2001
Columbia Scholastic Press Association - Second place, news feature, 2000 Gold Circle Awards
Columbia Scholastic Press Association - Third place, news feature, 2001 Gold Circle Awards
Columbia Scholastic Press Association - Honorable mention, opinion writing, 2001 Gold Circle Awards
Keystone Press Awards - First place, spot news, 2000 Collegiate Contest
Keystone Press Awards - First place, spot news, 2001 Collegiate Contest
Keystone Press Awards - First place, feature story, 2001 Collegiate Contest
Keystone Press Awards - Second place, ongoing news coverage, 2001 Collegiate Contest