Below is just a partial listing of Temple Update alumni and their current positions. If you don’t see your name here, send your information, including the year(s) you worked on Update, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maxine Bentzel (2014)
Cody Butler (2013-2014)
Cody is a Reporter/MMJ for WBRE in Wilkes Barre, PA. He joined WBRE in June, 2015 after working for a year as a Video Journalist at WBNG in Binghamton, New York. Cody worked for Update as an anchor and director during the Spring 2014 semester, and as a live-shot producer in the Fall 2013 semester.
Aubrey Clerkin (2008-2009)
Aubrey has been the 7pm news producer at KSNV, News 3, Las Vegas since September of 2013. Before that, she worked at KTNV in Las Vegas for three years. Her two-hour special, “America’s Party 2013: Viva Las Vegas,” was nominated for a Pacific Southwest Emmy Award.
Stephanie Craig (2011-2014)
Stephanie was hired as a producer at WRGB in Albany, New York in June, 2014. Stephanie was a supervising producer for Temple Update in Spring, 2014. Before that she had worked on Update as a producer, reporter, writer and anchor.
Anthony Hopkins (2003)
Anthony is the Communications Director at Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) in Philadelphia. He came to PCCY in June, 2013 after nine years at Fox29 in Philadelphia. He was a news producer at Fox29 from 2007-2013.
Kaitlin Lavinder (2012)
Jennifer Lee (2010-2011)
Kristina Leon (2010-2012)
Kristina is the 6:00pm producer at WFMZ in Allentown, Pa. Before that she was a news writer/producer at CBS3 in Philadelphia. She started at CBS3 in June, 2014 after working for 18 months as a producer at WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland.
Johnny Mehler (2010-2012)
Ankit Patel (2010-2014)
Ankit is a Videographer/Editor at WBFF in Baltimore, Md. He moved to Baltimore after working at WTKR in Norfolk, Virginia, as a Photojournalist. Prior to the Norfolk job, Ankit worked as a Multi-Media Journalist at WPHL17 in Philadelphia and as an editor at Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia. Ankit worked for Update as a director, videographer, and sports coordinator.
Lainie (Segal) Cottrell (1992)
Lainie has been working as a TV Production Manager since 1992. The last 3 years she’s been PM’ing “Restaurant: Impossible” on The Food Network. Lainie works for Shooters, Inc. and Marc Summers Productions in Philadelphia.
Danielle Sacco (2009-2010)
Laurie Seidman (1994-1998)
Laurie is currently the Director of Daytime Programming at CBS Entertainment. Before taking that position in July 2012, Laurie had worked for seven years as the producer of “Medium” for CBS TV.
Sage Sinopoli (2008)
Sage is casting for All3Media America in Los Angeles, where she has worked since December, 2012. Prior to that, Sage was a Casting Associate for Fremantle Media and a Casting Producer for Cast Iron Productions and VIMBY.
Kris Turner (2013)
Kaitryn Wetzel (2012)
Marianna Zimmerman (2013-2014)
Marianna was hired in June 2014 as a producer at WSTM in Syracuse, New York. Marianna was a producer for Temple Update during the Spring 2014 semester and reported for Update from London in Fall 2013.