The Temp, initially created by Klein College of Media and Communication students and now a course in the Journalism Department, covers social, lifestyle, and political news, in a format that aims to set itself apart from traditional broadcasts. The Temp hopes to bring light to the hottest issues in and around Philadelphia through innovative push-the-boundary reporting.
Spring 2023 Semester Finale
In this in-depth semester finale, The Temp covers the major news headlines of 2023. Hosted by Jake Leonard and Lexi Gwynn, the show focuses on important topics, including the resignation of former Temple University president Jason Wingard, the influence of Gen Z voters, updates on SEPTA’s “Bus Revolution 2.0,” and more. Correspondent Jetta Holiday explores Chester County City’s efforts to revive local businesses, while Claire Bower visits The Philadelphia Flower Show. Emma Gelatt takes viewers to “The Resource Exchange,” an ideal destination for artists seeking sustainable materials. Madeline Gillespie leads a captivating tour highlighting the diverse women who played a role in shaping Philadelphia. Finally, the hosts explore “Story Slams,” an intimate event where firsthand stories are shared up close and personal.