CVCS alumnus on ‘Jeopardy!’ tonight

A Sinclairville native will appear on “Jeopardy!” today.

Dr. Robert Kochersberger, who graduated from Cassadaga Valley Central School in 1968, is an associate professor of English at North Carolina State University.

After graduating from CVCS, Kochersberger attended St. Bonaventure University, graduating in 1972, with a degree in journalism. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee.

Kochersberger has been teaching journalism at N.C. State since 1986. He is an expert on muckraker Ida Tarbell and routinely writes for the Raleigh News & Observer.

He has also been a Fulbright professor in Yugoslavia, Thailand, Egypt and Slovenia. For fun, he is a private pilot.

In the 1970s, Kochersberger worked as a reporter at The Post-Journal in Jamestown and then at The Daily Press in Binghamton.

The quiz show airs locally at 7:30 p.m. on WIVB, Channel 4 and WSEE, Channel 5.