Chris Keating grew up down south in LaGrange, Georgia. He graduated from Penn State in 2019 with degrees in broadcast journalism and business. He joined the Newswatch 16 team in June of 2019.
During his time at Penn State, Chris interned at WRBL in Columbus, Ga serving in their news department. In the summer before his senior year of school, he was the first ever play-by-play voice of the collegiate summer league baseball team known as the Macon Bacon. At the Penn State, Chris was the producer of a student-run Penn State television show known as Sports Night.
In his free-time, Chris enjoys spending time with friends and family, binging Netflix shows, and cheering on Liverpool FC across the pond.

Recent Articles
  • Free Parking for Holiday Shoppers in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — If you’re going shopping or dining in downtown Williamsport this holiday season, expect to save some money. A deal struck between the Williamsport Business Association and the parking authority will offer free parking to drivers in Billtown. The decision was made after several drivers and businesses were complaining about the new parking meters installed in the summer. “Can I use a credit card? How do I do it? It’s very foreign from what people are used to,” […]

  • A Magical Trip for Hughesville Chorus

    HUGHESVILLE, Pa. — The Hughesville High School Spartan Chorus will soon be singing at the happiest place on earth. The choir was chosen to perform at Disney World’s Candlelight Processional on November 30. “The Candlelight Processional is about 300 high school kids, a professional orchestra, and a professional choir in the center and they do this from Thanksgiving to Christmastime at Disney World,” said choir director Brian Barckley. School choirs from all over the world auditioned, but only a handful […]

  • Crosscutters’ Future in Question

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Minor League and professional baseball have been a part of Williamsport and the summer since 1926, but that could soon change. Major League Baseball is considering a plan to cut ties with dozens of minor league baseball teams. According to the New York Times, the Williamsport Crosscutters is one of those teams. There are 160 Minor League Baseball teams in the United States, but 42 minor league teams, including the Crosscutters, may lose their ties with Major […]

  • Student Group at Bloomsburg University Raising Awareness, Funds for Veteran Suicide

    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — Students and armed forces members at Bloomsburg University are walking to raise awareness. Men and women who belong to the Bloomsburg University Student Veterans Association (BUSVA) are marching to raise awareness about a staggering statistic. “The statistics are there are 22 veterans that commit suicide every day and the goal is to bring it down to zero, so we walk 22 miles to bring awareness,” said BUSVA president Savhanna Paul. Every four laps around the quad equals […]

  • Turkeys Wanted for Thanksgiving Dinner in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Every year, American Rescue Workers in Williamsport hosts a community meal on Thanksgiving Day. The dinner at 11 a.m. feeds people who have no place to go for the holiday. “We host for anyone who doesn’t have anywhere else to go. They don’t have the means to cook their own food at home, so we host the dinner at the Castellano Center,” said community engagement coordinator Kendra Parke. This year, the organization is asking people to donate […]

  • Dozens of Vehicles Vandalized

    LYCOMING COUNTY, Pa. — More than 60 cars in Lycoming County were vandalized earlier this week. Car owners in Williamsport, Montoursville, and Loyalsock Township had their vehicles covered in spray paint. “My husband got up to go to work on Tuesday morning about 3 a.m. He went to leave, and he called me on the phone and said that his truck had been spray-painted with green spray paint,” Kelly McGrail-Kriner of Williamsport said. “One of our neighbors alerted us Tuesday […]

  • Serving Those Who Served in Lycoming County

    JERSEY SHORE, Pa. — The New Love Center in Jersey Shore is on a mission to serve those who served the United States. The food bank asked any former or active military members to swing by their distribution site to grab a meal. The special Veterans Day event is apart of the military share program. “We partnered with the New Love Center and we opened this up to our military clients that are in Jersey Shore and Lock Haven and […]

  • Celebration of Centenarians in Lycoming County

    MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — A celebration of long life took place Friday in Lycoming County. The Valley View Rehab and Nursing Center in Lycoming County celebrated the lives of five women who are more than 100 years old. “There’s five residents here that are 100 or over and we’re like, ‘We should do something special,'” said administrator Michele Brague. “This is all so unexpected and wonderful,” said 101-year-old Millie McFadden. “It’s too much for me to comprehend.” The entire community was […]

  • New Life for Woolrich Properties in Clinton County

    WOOLRICH, Pa. — A man in Clinton County recently purchased some of the old Woolrich Incorporated properties. He says the reseason behind the buy is to help create more jobs in the community. When local businessman Bobby Maguire found out a few of the old Woolrich warehouses were up for sale, he saw an opportunity. The five buildings had been vacant for several years but Maguire wants to change that. “I realized you know with the economy being robust as it […]

  • Slaughter Prepares for New Role as Williamsport Mayor

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Williamsport will have a new mayor for the first time in more than a decade. Derek Slaughter defeated Eric Beiter to become the new mayor-elect of Williamsport. He is the first Democrat to win a mayor’s race in Williamsport since 1987. “I’m grateful, humbled that the voters of Williamsport, you know, put their confidence in me, and I look forward to getting started in January,” said Mayor-elect Slaughter. Slaughter currently sits on city council and teaches math […]

  • Church’s Christmas in November Tradition in Lock Haven

    LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — Holy Spirit Parish in Lock Haven has been celebrating Christmas in November for almost 40 years. Holly Mart is one of the church’s biggest fundraisers. “Holly Mart is our pre-Christmas celebration, and we like to get an early jump before everyone gets busy,” said Mary Lou Putek, Holly Mart co-chair. Holly Mart includes basket raffles, silent auction, and free food. Last year, the Parish raised more than $8,000. This year’s event will have hundreds of items […]

  • Drone Safety Awareness Week: How Technology is Helping Firefighters

    DUBOISTOWN, Pa. — Volunteers at the Duboistown Fire Department in Lycoming County are celebrating National Drone Safety Awareness Week. Paul Vavra has been flying drones for the Duboistown Fire Department for the last two years. Almost once a month, he gets the call to pilot one of the station’s drones in an emergency situation. “If we can do something to help find a missing person or to do fire surveillance, I feel that it is a huge asset to the […]

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