Colleen Knudsen

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Before coming to Central Pennsylvania, Colleen interned as a social media reporter at WCAU in Philadelphia and worked in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill.

Colleen realized her love of journalism while studying at Villanova University. There, she had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Rome and work for Vatican Radio for a semester. That experience solidified her decision to become a journalist.

Colleen also worked as Editor in Chief of Villanova’s Communication Alumni Newsletter for her junior and senior years. She became a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Honors Society, her junior year.

Colleen is beyond thrilled to get out and meet people in the community. If you want to say hi or have a story to tell, connect with her on Facebook (@ColleenKnudsenTV) or email cknudsen@wtajtv.com.

What are your favorite TV shows?
Friends, Blue Bloods, NCIS

What are your favorite movies?
The Lion King, Shawshank Redemption, Bridesmaids

What is your favorite restaurant?
Somewhere with authentic Italian food

If you could interview anyone in history, who would it be?
My parents when they first got married

What is one thing on your bucket list?
Find distant relatives in Italy

What is one thing about you most people would be surprised by?
I originally wanted to become a pediatrician, but after shadowing at the National Institute of Health for a month or so, I realized the medical path was not for me.

What are your favorite sports teams?
SORRY PITTSBURGH FANS…the Washington Capitals!!! C-A-P-S CAPS CAPS CAPS

What is your favorite hobby?
Listening to music, preferably country

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?
Married with a few kids, reporting and anchoring at a Nexstar station, and working with nonprofit organizations that focus on childhood development, rescue animals, and first responders.

What was your first job?
I babysat a young girl in my neighborhood in Maryland.

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