Trisha Hershberger is an American actress, model, and host. She is best known for her host work on the YouTube channel, SourceFed. Hershberger was born and raised in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. She attended Gwynedd Mercy Academy, where she was an Archdiocesan Scholar. She also received a full academic scholarship from DeSales University, where she obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Theater Arts and a minor in Theology. Growing up, she pursued work in theatre, film, television, hosting, and modeling. Hershberger began her entertainment career at the age of 5, when she participated in small community and regional theatre productions. Along with winning the 2002 Miss Pennsylvania American Co-Ed competition, she was also named a Pennsylvania State Champion Public Speaker. Upon going to college, Hershberger did some commercial work and interned with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Upon graduating in 2005, Hershberger had left Pennsylvania to pursue an entertainment career in Los Angeles, California. During this period, Hershberger entered the internet scene and has appeared in numerous YouTube channels, including Rhett and Link, TheFineBros, Tekzilla, Rev3Games, and more. In March 2012, her internet breakthrough occurred when she joined SourceFed, a YouTube Original channel owned by DeFranco Creative and Business Inc., as a full-time host. As of December 2013, the channel has acquired 1.2 million+ subscribers. In February 2013, Hershberger, along with her fellow co-hosts of SourceFed, had received an award for Series of the Year (An Audience Choice Award) during the 3rd Annual Streamy Awards. The channel was also nominated for a Streamy Award in the following categories: Best News and Culture Series, Best Live Series, and Best Live Event. In May 16, 2013, a spin-off channel, SourceFedNERD, was produced. Trisha Hershberger, along with her co-hosts Meg Turney and Steve Zaragoza, would take over as the primary hosts of the new channel. Segments that Hershberger has participated in either channel include: The SourceFed Movie Club, The New Movie Thing Show, Head2Head, Bloopers, Comment Commentary, and #TableTalk. As of December 2013, the SourceFedNERD channel reached over 550,000 subscribers.