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.
Whether that’ll continue under Trump is uncertain.
We got you.
“You’re taking something that people have used for years, if not decades, and putting it off-limits.”
“It was a hell of year for the Pennsylvania Republican party.”
They say they’re the only bar in the country to formally state concerns in a December resolution.
Dozens of organizations are teaming up for the “March for Resistance.”
Construction hasn’t started, as the project is snarled in the court system.
It’s not just sticker shock, the grocery chain’s corporate leadership told Billy Penn.
The department won’t say how many, or who, raised their hands.
The levy will still bring in $49 million earmarked for city schools.
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You *can* get a SEPTA Key card. Sort of.
From criminal justice reform to Vision Zero, how Philly can improve.
It was one of the first confirmed sister marches to the Women’s March on Washington.
Medical? Check. Decriminalization? Some places. Legalization? LOL.
Everything from our homegrown “Creed” to the blinding whiteness of Pennsylvania politics.
Just in case the holidays call for some booze.
There’s no use denying it: Holiday season is sweets season.
What to tell your weird, out-of-town family members about our fair city.