2023-2024 Board of Directors

President: Robyn Radomski, ’75

Principal of RLR Advisory Group
TERM ENDS 2026

Robyn Radomski

Robyn is a strategy, marketing and brand positioning executive who has served as Chief Marketing Officer of some of the world’s largest professional services organizations and as Senior Vice President of Edelman Worldwide and Bozell.  She has been widely recognized as a marketing leader by media and business organizations including the American Marketing Association, Legal Marketing Association, Marketing Partner Forum and International Association of Business Communicators. She is retired from her CMO duties and runs her own consulting firm, RLR Advisory Group.  Robyn holds an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago along with her PSU BA in Journalism. She lives in Lake Forest, Illinois and San Diego.

 

 

Vice President: Nichole Dobo, ’04

Senior Editor, The Hechinger Report
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Nichole Dobo

Nichole is an experienced nonprofit newsroom leader and national news reporter. She works at The Hechinger Report, a pioneering national nonprofit news outlet. She manages the product, audience growth and innovation work, facilitating cooperation across departments to meet editorial and revenue goals. In 2021, she was awarded a Knight-Wallace Fellowship from the University of Michigan to study rural affairs, polarization and trust in the media. Her reporting has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, High Country News, Newsweek, The Atlantic and Slate. She worked at local newspapers earlier in her career, earning a variety of awards. She was a reporter and campus chief at The Daily Collegian. She lives in Rose Valley, Pa. with her husband, Wade Malcolm, who is also a Penn State and Daily Collegian alumni.

 

 

Treasurer: Megan Hennigan, ’00

Senior Director Shopper Marketing, SodaStream International, Ltd.
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Megan Hennigan

Megan Hennigan graduated with dual degrees in Marketing & International Business as well as French. She held various roles in the Business Division including managing the ‘Office,’ Advertising Executive, & Business Manager. After graduating, she worked at News America Marketing in their sales development program focused on Consumer Products clients. Her experience at The Daily Collegian directly contributed to both securing this role and the quick start in her career. In 2005, she was hired by Heinz North America in the new and growing field of Shopper Marketing. Since then, she has held successive roles in the CPG industry that focus on bridging sales and marketing capabilities at consumer goods organizations. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband Dr. Nicholas Bonneau (a history professor) and their cat Walter.

 

 

Secretary: Barbara White Stack, ’75

Consultant, The Pittsburgh Foundation Communications Department
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Barbara White Stack

Barbara White Stack

Barbara White Stack is a consultant providing project management to The Pittsburgh Foundation for its annual report as well as editorial consulting and writing for nonprofit organizations. She is the retired blog editor for the United Steelworkers union, having written and published long form editorials in the name of the international president, published in forums such as Huffington Post and AlterNet. Earlier, she worked for 27 years as an investigative reporter, editor and editorial writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She covered children and family issues for a decade, and her work led to the opening of juvenile court dependency hearings to the press and public in Pennsylvania. Her work was recognized with local, state and national journalism awards. She is a 1975 graduate of Penn State’s journalism school. On The Daily Collegian in the mid-1970s, she covered the police beat, a beat called “radicals and minorities” and served as Editorial Page Editor.

 

 

Terrence Casey, ’09

Director of Communications and Outreach, Penn Memory Center
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Terrence Casey

Terrence Casey is Director of Communications and Outreach for the Penn Memory Center and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the editor of InSight news magazine and the weekly InSight newsletter. He designed and manages the Penn Memory Center website. A journalist by training, he believes in the power of storytelling, whether in dissemination of science, research recruitment, or philanthropy. Terrence was Collegian editor-in-chief from 2008 to 2009 and spent time as an editor at various local news organizations before joining Penn in 2015. This is his third stint serving on the Collegian AIG board. He also serves on the Philadelphia Financial Exploitation Prevention Task Force, Together For West Philadelphia’s Senior Well-Being subcommittee, the Springfield Democratic Committee, and the Delaware County Democratic Committee. He lives in Springfield, Delaware County, with his wife and three children.

 

 

R.J. Hufnagel, ’94

Editor, USW@Work
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R.J. Hufnagel

R.J. Hufnagel

R.J. Hufnagel is the editor of USW@Work, the United Steelworkers union’s quarterly magazine with a circulation of 800,000. A native of Pittsburgh, he graduated from Penn State in 1994 with a degree in journalism. He spent four years on the news staff of the Daily Collegian, serving as a reporter, news editor, campus editor and opinion editor. R.J. spent 14 years as an editor and occasional writer with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and served three terms as president of the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh. He has served on the board of directors of Pittsburgh Cares and is a long-time volunteer helping organize the annual Pittsburgh fundraising event called Off The Record. Before the USW, Hufnagel worked as a communication specialist for SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania.

 

 

Daniel Kohli-Winklebleck  ’07

President, Kohli-Winklebleck Development, LLC
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Dan Koli-Winklebleck

Kohli-Winklebleck launched his company in 2022 and provides strategic support for fundraising operations and grant seeking for small to mid-sized nonprofit clients.
He graduated from Penn State in 2007 with degrees in History and Geography. He earned a Master’s degree in Museum Studies in 2010 from the State University of New York. He worked or interned for institutions such as the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Boston Children’s Museum, Rochester Museum and Science Center, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. He then spent a decade focusing on fundraising and development operations for health care organizations in Rochester, N.Y., Columbus, Ohio, and New Jersey. At The Collegian, he worked on the sports staff throughout his time at Penn State, eventually becoming a Sports Editor. Dan believes lessons he learned about information gathering, editing, and storytelling during his time at The Collegian have been essential building blocks for every step of his career. He lives with his wife and two children in the Rochester, N.Y., area.

 

 

Chris Korman

Sports Editor, The Baltimore Banner
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Chris Korman

Chris Korman is sports editor of The Baltimore Banner, an ambitious nonprofit startup seeking to develop a workable model for local news.He has extensive experience in the news industry, ranging from small-town papers to national publications. He was a senior editor and columnist at For The Win, a sports and culture site for USA Today, and reported and edited at The Baltimore Sun. His work has also appeared in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and Village Voice. Chris spent most of his time at Penn State in the Collegian’s offices, working on the sports desk. But he majored in English, and later earned a masters, with honors, from The Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. He lives north of Baltimore with his wife and three children.

 

 

Sheila (McCauley) Young  ’77

Newsroom Executive; Fundraiser
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Sheila (McCauley) Young

Sheila (McCauley) Young

Sheila is a dual-career executive who raised more than $41 million as a Major Gifts officer and as a journalist led national news projects and pioneered digital media. A former editor-in-chief of The Daily Collegian, she earned a bachelor’s in Journalism at Penn State and an MBA and membership in the Phi Kappa Phi honors society from the University of Maryland Global Campus. In her first career, Sheila served for 25 years at The Baltimore Sun as a newsroom executive, Deputy Bureau Chief in Washington, Assistant National Editor, assignment editor, and writer. She was also a pioneer in developing in-house desktop publishing for widespread distribution and was one of the first online news editors in the country, creating some of the first searchable databases and interactive programs to engage readers. In her second career, as a fundraiser, Sheila was a Major Gifts officer for higher ed at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at University of Maryland, where she was an Assistant Dean, and at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where she found private support for ground-breaking research and clinical treatment. She was also Vice President for Development and Media Relations at the East Baltimore Development Corp., Inc., an innovative urban redevelopment project that emphasized community involvement in all aspects of the planning.

 

 

Jerry Schwartz, ’77

Journalist, Author
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Jerry Schwartz

Jerry Schwartz

Jerry Schwartz spent the entirety of this 45-year career at The Associated Press in New York, starting as a reporter on the city desk. He went on to serve as national special projects editor, national writer, editor of AP Newsfeatures, deputy top stories editor and senior editor at large. He was a long-time member of the team that edited the AP Stylebook, contributed to the book “Breaking News: How The Associated Press has Covered War, Peace and Everything Else,” and is the author of “The AP Reporting Handbook.” A 1977 graduate of Penn State with degrees in journalism and history, he was editor of The Daily Collegian in 1975-76. This is his second stint on the Collegian AIG board; he also has served on the College of Communications Alumni Board.

 

 

Leen Obeidat, ’18

Director of Business Development, flytedesk
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Leen Obeidat

Leen Obeidat is Director of Business Development at flytedesk, a technology firm that bridges the gap between national advertisers and college media. She spends most of her time working with hundreds of college media organizations across the nation to help them launch new products, optimize their operations and drive revenue. Her role at flytedesk has enabled her to continue working with The Daily Collegian’s team even after she left the organization in 2018. Prior to flytedesk, Leen worked at The Daily Collegian within the sales department and then took over as the Business Manager in 2017. During her time at Penn State, she double majored in Finance and Telecommunications, which allowed her to see both sides of the news industry. She’s a college media nerd at heart and spends a lot of her time thinking about ways to continue moving student-run media groups forward.

 

 

Karen Pallotta ’85

Retired EVP, Fannie Mae
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Karen Pallotta

Karen Pallotta worked on the Daily Collegian business staff selling advertising to local merchants and graduated from Penn State in 1985.  She subsequently earned an MBA and lives with her family in the Washington DC Metro area. The Daily Collegian served as her first “business” related job and the experience she gained helped launch her on a 30-year career in managing financial services businesses. Karen is currently a retired Executive Vice President of Fannie Mae, operates her own advisory business and serves on the Board of Directors of Stewart Title. She is eager to share her business knowledge with current students and to connect with other Collegian alumni. She created and manages the current Collegian AIG mentoring program.

 

 

Immediate Past President: Jordan Hyman, ’99

SVP, SVP Sales, Navito

Jordan Hyman

Jordan Hyman is SVP Sales, at Nativo, the world’s leading native advertising and storytelling platform. Previously, he was SVP, head of sales and marketing for Magnet Media, a boutique strategy and content production shop based in New York City. He is a 22-year veteran of the advertising and marketing industry, having built and run multimillion-dollar branded content divisions at NBC Universal, Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Time Inc (Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Money). A 1999 Penn State grad (journalism), Jordan is President of the Collegian AIG Board and resides in Mountainside, NJ, with his wife Jeannine (Penn State Class of 1999) and three children.

 

 

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Editor in Chief: Nick Stonesifer 

Business Manager: Luke Vargas

General Manager: Wayne Lowman
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