Reporter / Curator
Anna Orso is a reporter/ curator at BillyPenn. She’s a former reporter for The Harrisburg Patriot-News/ PennLive.com where she worked in a digital-first environment covering crime and courts. While in Harrisburg, Anna produced enterprise pieces along with breaking news.
Prior to the Patriot-News, Anna covered Penn State in a variety of capacities. She was one of The Daily Collegian’s lead reporters when the Jerry Sandusky case broke in 2011, and later became the managing editor of the newspaper during her junior year.
While in State College her senior year, Anna was a stringer for The Patriot-News and The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. During that time, she also covered the Penn State football team for the student newspaper with a focus on improving digital presence and writing outside-the-lines stories.
Anna has a degree in journalism from Penn State. She’s from York, Pa. and is currently living in Fishtown.
The total increased by almost a million dollars that month
Phillies tickets, Hall and Oates and a drag queen brunch.
Yeah, the Patriots are definitely Howl at the Moon.
Reasons that make it the most-used transit line in the city.
Medical marijuana could be an alternative to prescribing drugs like Oxycodone and Vicodin.
Richard Ross told City Council that people are killing each other over “the most inane things imaginable.”
Some soon! But nowhere near all.
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Updated: The Host Committee says it’s 90 percent there.
It’s finally warm! Time to drink outdoors at Philly’s best seasonal beer gardens.
The Philly-area convenience chain extends its outdoor July 4th shindig.
Safe to say the NFL’s dealt with bad weather before.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year.
What could go wrong?
Still no actual face-to-face with the people he represents though.
Their online mentions are… not great.
A public art project pops up for International Anti-Street Harassment Week.
“It is a little tiring to make the case again when it seems like it should be so very obvious.”
Here’s what happens now.