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
  • War Vet Receives Much Needed Help

    ATHENS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 90-year-old Korean War Veteran, Raymond Dick, almost lost his home near Athens. He was behind on his property taxes, but now everything’s changed. Dick owed more than $3,000 of unpaid property taxes. Late last week State Constable James Canning posted a notice on the property. It warned Dick that he would have to leave in one month if his back taxes weren’t paid. Then, the two got to talking. “He is a Korean War veteran, […]

  • Funds Needed for New Bookmobiles

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A library in Williamsport is asking for donations to fund three new mobile libraries. The library originally adopted the bookmobile idea back in 1939. For the past 80 years, the James V. Brown Library’s bookmobile has been providing books to people all over Lycoming County. ┬áThe library is trying to replace the 9-year-old mobile library and expand this service. “We’re looking to raise $500,000,” said executive director Barbara McGary. “We are going to our donors and our […]

  • Ticket Trouble Causing Students Stress at PSU Football Games

    BEAVER STADIUM, Pa. — Penn State students are having trouble entering Beaver Stadium this fall for football games. The university made the switch to mobile ticketing for the 2019 season and according to some students, it’s only caused issues. We are only two games into the Penn State football season and students at the university are already voicing displeasure with the new ticketing system. About 21,000 Penn State students will fill up the seats in Beaver Stadium’s student section to […]

  • School District Returning Leftover Lunch Money

    JERSEY SHORE, Pa. — A school district in Lycoming County developed a plan to pay back families with money leftover on their student’s lunch account. Most school districts in the area will have parents set up a pre-paid account for their children’s school lunches. But what happens if that child leaves the school district with a positive balance left on their account? The Jersey Shore Area School District may have the solution. “It’s my understanding that we have accounts that […]

  • Video Gaming Lounge Added to Travel Plaza in Clinton County

    WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A truck stop in Clinton County recently opened an adult gaming lounge, the first and only truck stop in northcentral Pennsylvania to do so. The Bald Eagle Travel Plaza near McElhattan is no longer just a pit stop. The truck stop recently added a gaming lounge for anyone over the age of 21 to test their luck. “We’ve got five video gaming terminals, VGTs is what they call them, basically slot machines and we have a […]

  • Court Appearance for Couple Accused of Spending Spree after Bank Error

    MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — The Montoursville couple who police say spent over $100,000 of money that wasn’t theirs were in court on Monday. Robert and Tiffany Williams made their first court appearance after being arrested and charged with four felony counts of theft. They are accused of spending thousands of dollars that wasn’t theirs. Investigators say $120,000 was accidentally transferred to the couple’s bank account in May after a BB&T bank teller in Georgia typed in the wrong account number during […]

  • New Parking Garage in Towanda

    TOWANDA, Pa. —┬áPeople coming to spend a few hours in Towanda no longer have to drive up and down Main Street just to find a parking spot. Now, after a $5 million state grant, the borough recently built and opened a three-story parking garage. The first floor will be open to anyone and will cost 50 cents per hour to park, while the other two floors will be for long term parking and cost a monthly fee. The new parking […]

  • Hunger Action Month at Area Food Banks

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is working around the clock this September to help fight hunger. The food bank is asking people to stop by and volunteer. “We really want to call our community together. We are so much better as a community when we join hands and help in the fight against hunger to really have an impactful presence during this month,” said Carla Fisher, marketing and communications coordinator. September is Hunger Action Month and hundreds […]

  • Bear Attack Concerns Dog Owners in Montgomery

    MONTGOMERY, Pa. — Some dog owners in Lycoming County are worrying for their pets’ safety. Four times this year, black bears have attacked dogs in the borough of Montgomery. It’s been just about 24 hours since a bear attacked two dogs in the backyard of a home in Montgomery. Now, pet owners in this part of Lycoming County want the Pennsylvania Game Commission to do something to keep the bears out of their neighborhoods. It’s not unusual to find dog […]

  • New Penn State Season, New Parking Rules

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Thousands of people will be traveling to Happy Valley on Saturday to watch the Penn State football season opener, but on your way in you might want to check that parking pass for some new rules. Penn State will be unveiling a new parking system this Saturday, hoping to cut down traffic wait time while traveling to and from the stadium. This season Penn State is partnering with SP+, a company that specializes in traffic and […]

  • Lock Haven Students to Partner Premier League Soccer Team

    LOCK HAVEN, Pa. — Lock Haven University is partnering with a soccer team located thousands of miles from Pennsylvania. Lock Haven University students are getting the chance to work with a soccer team from across the pond. The university and English Premier League team the Wolverhampton Wanderers recently announced a partnership for the upcoming school year. John Nauright, the dean of Lock Haven’s business college, says both the school and Wolves will benefit from this collaboration. “They’re trying to grow […]

  • Coach Franklin Defends Penn State Football Against Lawsuit

    PENN STATE UNIVERSITY — Penn State football coach James Franklin is defending himself and his program against a lawsuit filed Monday. A former team doctor claims Franklin interfered with medical decisions regarding players. Coach Franklin addressed the lawsuit at his weekly news conference on campus, but he didn’t say much more than what the university offered on Monday. .@coachjfranklin addresses the media ahead of the Idaho game. — Kris Petersen (@GoPSUKris) August 27, 2019 Penn State football is just […]

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