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Who Are We?

CSPN-TV is a student-run daily morning broadcast show as a part of the CSPN network. We feature segments about the Manual community as well as the interesting events occurring in the Louisville area. We also have a weekly sports report that airs every Monday and discusses the past weeks' results for all of Manual's athletic teams/clubs.

Awards

Awards

WKU Mark of Excellence: Best News Story - 2017 Best Sports Story - 2016 & 2017 Best News Videography - 2017 Best Music Video - 2017

CSPN-TV 2017 Staff

CSPN-TV 2017 Staff

Advisor

Kris Abplanalp Advisor
Kris Abplanalp
Advisor
Email: kris.abplanalp@manualjc.com
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Bio

I have an awesome beard.

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Executive Producers

Jordan Grantz Executive Producer
Jordan Grantz
Executive Producer
Email: jordan.grantz@manualjc.com
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Bio

Now a senior, Jordan joined the staff her junior year because she wanted to be more involved in videography and improve upon her editing skills. She enjoys being on the cross country and track teams, and is also a member of National Honors Society and Beta Club. She plans to attend an undecided college. Her favorite ice cream flavor is sweet potato.

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Rachel Porter Executive Producer, On-Air Talent
Rachel Porter
Executive Producer, On-Air Talent
Email: rachel.porter@manualjc.com
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Bio

Rachel is a senior and she joined the staff because she gets to learn real-life skills. Outside of the staff, she volunteers, hangs out with her friends, and listens to music. She wants to go to a good college, and her favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate chip cookie dough from Graeters.

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Yamini Polcum Executive Producer
Yamini Polcum
Executive Producer
Email: yamini.polcum@manualjc.com
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Bio

Yamini is a senior, and she has always had a passion for videography. Some of her other activities include hand-lettering, calligraphy, and dance. She plans to major in computer information systems in college and hopes to travel to Italy and Spain. Her favorite ice cream is black raspberry chip.

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On-Air Talent

David Roth David with the Sports
David Roth
David with the Sports
Email: david.roth@manualjc.com
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Bio

David is a senior who enjoys hanging out with friends and watching and playing sports. He plans to go to college and his favorite ice cream is cookies and cream.

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Alfonso Cervera Technical Director, On-Air Talent
Alfonso Cervera
Technical Director, On-Air Talent
Email: alfonso.cervera@manualjc.com
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Bio

Fons Cervera is On-Air talent and Technical Director of CSPN TV this year. He is also on staff at The Louisville Leopard Percussionists. When he’s not jamming on his drum set, he can be found consuming large amounts of food.You can contact him at
fons.cervera@manualjc.com
 

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Rachel Porter Executive Producer, On-Air Talent
Rachel Porter
Executive Producer, On-Air Talent
Email: rachel.porter@manualjc.com
Phone:
Bio

Rachel is a senior and she joined the staff because she gets to learn real-life skills. Outside of the staff, she volunteers, hangs out with her friends, and listens to music. She wants to go to a good college, and her favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate chip cookie dough from Graeters.

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Caroline Foshee Engagement Editor, On-Air Talent
Caroline Foshee
Engagement Editor, On-Air Talent
Email: caroline.foshee@manualjc.com
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Bio

Caroline, a senior, joined staff, because she enjoys public speaking and loves to showcase people’s stories through the camera. She also plays lacrosse, tutors for Educational Justice, and is a member of steering committee, NHS, SHH, Beta Club, and Spanish Club. She plans to go to college after high school then live in Philadelphia. Her favorite flavor of ice cream is mint chip.

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Technical Directors

Joey Shuster Technical Director
Joey Shuster
Technical Director
Email: joey.shuster@manualjc.com
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Bio

Joey is a junior, and he joined the show, because he thought it provided a good way to keep up with the school and to be involved in J&C. He is involved in steering committee and Y-Club and enjoys hanging with his pals. After high school, he plans to go to college and travel. He likes his ice cream half-baked.

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Thomas Simmons Technical Director
Thomas Simmons
Technical Director
Email: thomas.simmons@manualjc.com
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Bio

Thomas is a junior, and he loves broadcast journalism, in addition to swimming and drinking chocolate milk. His favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate.

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Alfonso Cervera Technical Director, On-Air Talent
Alfonso Cervera
Technical Director, On-Air Talent
Email: alfonso.cervera@manualjc.com
Phone:
Bio

Fons Cervera is On-Air talent and Technical Director of CSPN TV this year. He is also on staff at The Louisville Leopard Percussionists. When he’s not jamming on his drum set, he can be found consuming large amounts of food.You can contact him at
fons.cervera@manualjc.com
 

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Staffers

Maddy Williams Staffer
Maddy Williams
Staffer
Email: maddy.williams@manualjc.com
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Bio

Maddy is a senior and joined the staff, because she wanted to be on a smaller staff that gave her more time to not only promote good journalism, but to learn new techniques with in motion graphics. She plays club soccer, sings in a choir, plays piano in a band, and fiddles around on her ukelele. In college, she plans to major in clinical psychology and political science. Her favorite ice cream flavor is cookie dough.

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Sam Frey Staffer
Sam Frey
Staffer
Email: sam.frey@manualjc.com
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Bio

Sam is the only sophomore on staff, and he joined because of his interest in broadcast journalism. He is also involved in golf, Y-Club, and Beta Club. He plans to go to college and become a sports announcer. His favorite ice cream flavor is black raspberry chip.

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Jade Broderick Staffer
Jade Broderick
Staffer
Email: jade.broderick@manualjc.com
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Bio

Jade is a senior, and is the leader of the sports team. She joined the staff so that she could make sports videos. Her other activities include writing and sleeping. She will be attending WKU next year. Her favorite ice cream flavor is mint chip.

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Matthew Dentinger
Staffer
Email: Matthew.Dentinger@manualjc.com
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Bio

Matthew is a junior, and he joined the staff, because he might want to be a news anchor as a career. He is plays lacrosse, and is a member of Y-Club, Steering Committee, and Best Buddies. He plans to go to college, and his favorite ice cream flavor is strawberry.

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Sofie DeVenuto Staffer
Sofie DeVenuto
Staffer
Email: Sofia.DeVenuto@manualjc.com
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Bio

Sofia is a junior, and she joined because of her interest in video editing and the behind the scenes of the show. She plays violin and volleyball, and plans to become a middle school teacher after college. Her favorite ice cream flavor is strawberry.

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Luke Hoskins Staffer
Luke Hoskins
Staffer
Email: Luke.Hoskins@manualjc.com
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Bio

Luke is a junior, and he joined the staff, because he is interested in videography. He also plays lacrosse, skates, and plays video games. He plans to attend an SEC or ACC school in the future. His favorite flavor of ice cream is chocolate chip cookie dough.

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Laurie Jonhatan Staffer
Laurie Jonhatan
Staffer
Email: Laurie.Jonhatan@manualjc.com
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Bio

Laurie is a senior who joined the staff this year because of her interest in broadcast journalism. She is also on the yearbook staff and is a cheerleader. She plans to go to college and her favorite ice cream flavor is black cherry.

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Emma Pagni Staffer
Emma Pagni
Staffer
Email: Emma.Pagni@manualjc.com
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Bio

Emma is a junior, and she joined CSPN-TV because she enjoys making videos around the community and knows a lot of people on the staff. She is a swimmer and plans to attend college. Her favorite ice cream flavor is mint chip.

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Sterling Patillo
Staffer
Email: sterling.patillo@manualjc.com
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Bio

Sterling is a junior, and he joined the staff, because he has a love for multimedia. He plays football and runs track, and plans to go to college. His favorite ice cream flavor is mint chip.

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Melissa Perello Staffer
Melissa Perello
Staffer
Email: melissa.perello@manualjc.com
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Melissa wanted to join CSPN-TV so she could learn more about videography and the editing process. She also think this staff always has a fun environment but at the same time, it is well organized which is a dynamic that she liked a lot. She is the VP for LAHSO and is also a part of book club, WISE, and Beta Club. She plans to attend an out-of-state college and wants to study abroad. Her favorite ice cream is cookie dough.

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Avery Travis Staffer
Avery Travis
Staffer
Email: avery.travis@manualjc.com
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Avery is a junior, and joined the staff because she really likes the process of filming and editing videos. She has always been interested in broadcast so that's another reason why she joined. She runs cross country, is in Y-Club, and is an HSU Mentor. She has no idea where she wants to go to college but that is a part of my plan. She has done mission work in Guatemala and is really interested in interning there after high school. Being in education is something she has also considered. Her favorite ice cream flavor is black raspberry chip.

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Cameron Tucker Staffer
Cameron Tucker
Staffer
Email: cameron.tucker@manualjc.com
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Cameron is a junior, and she joined the staff, because she has done broadcast since elementary school and she loves to make videos. She is also a member of the field hockey team, Young Democrats, and Y-Club. She wants to go to college and have a good job. Her favorite ice cream flavor is black raspberry chip.

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