A country girl at heart, I was born and raised a farm girl in NEPA (Northeastern Pennsylvania). I graduated from Western Wayne High School as the class athlete and found my passion for sports journalism. I am an avid sports lover and proud to cover all of Central Pennsylvania.

I joined FOX43, December of 2016. From covering local dirt track racing, high school sports, Penn State football. I’m there for it all!

Before starting at FOX43, I was a student-athlete at Shippensburg University. I competed on the SHIP Track and Field team, #PrideTeamTradition, was an All-PSAC jumper and a hurdler. When I wasn’t competing or studying, I was a Sports Anchor and Sideline Reporter for the university television station, SUTV. Not like I wasn’t busy enough, I also worked in the sports information office, covering all of SHIP’s 20-sports teams.

Before graduating from SHIP, I was a sports intern at WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania. I had the honor of interviewing some pronounced professional athletes from NASCAR’s Mark Martin, to Major League Baseball’s Chase Utley and Ryan Howard.

I graduated Shippensburg University in 2013 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication/Journalism, with an emphasis in electronic media and a minor in Coaching. I loved SHIP so much, continuing into my graduate degree and graduated in 2015 with a Masters degree in Communication Studies, concentrating on digital media and strategic public relations.

I am a 3-time Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters award-winner with FOX43.

My most memorable moment, so far, at FOX43, was traveling to Charolette Motor Speedway to feature a Millersburg High School student, taking his foundation around the track, raising awareness for his rare brain cancer and being an advocate for children.

In my spare time, you can catch me spending time with friends and family, walking my husky Kona, enjoying the great outdoors, working out and watching my favorite sports teams. Yes, I have an array of teams! (Penn State Football, Duke Basketball, N.Y. Giants, Boston Red Sox)

My bucket list is to attend every NASCAR track, NFL and MLB stadium and attend a Final Four.

Have a story idea? Email me at lbarna@fox43.com or hit me up on Facebook @lyndsaybarnaTV, Twitter @lyndsay_barna and Instagram @lyndsay.barnatv.

I’m always looking for a great BBQ or tailgate, let me know where yours is at. See you at the next Penn State game!

Recent Articles
  • Gettysburg’s Delawder lays down De-law on the mat, ranks #1 among females in nation

    GETTYSBURG, Adams County — Since the second grade, not even knowing what wrestling was, Gettysburg junior wrestler Montana Delawder saw a flier that caught her eye and brought it home to her parents. She doesn’t come from a background of wrestlers. At the time, her parents didn’t even know if girls could wrestle. They took Montana to open gyms. That’s where she fell in love with the sport. Now, she’s the top female wrestler in the nation in the 112-pound […]

  • Spartans cruise over St. Mary’s with help from local talent

    YORK — After suffering their first lost since December 29th, York College Women’s basketball meant business against St. Mary’s. They came out strong, rotating a lot off the bench. The Spartans took the lead off the bat and never looked back. Victorious, winning 80 to 53.

  • Dragfest roars into Lebanon

    YORK TOWNSHIP, York County — Hundreds flocked to Wyndridge Farm in Dallastown for the first Masquerade Gala benefiting the Greg Hodnett Foundation. The foundation raises money to help ease the financial burden of a family who has lost a loved one to racing. The masquerade gala featuring a silent auction, raffles and plenty of entertainment. In less than a year, the foundation has raised over $40,000. In 2020, they will start a scholarship program.   SOUTH LEBANON TOWNSHIP, LEBANON COUNTY […]

  • Sunday Sitdown with Kasey Kahne

    YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY — It’s not a rarity to see former and current NASCAR drivers racing some of the local dirt tracks. Still, a little over a month away, if the weather cooperates, from dropping the green flag on the 2020 season. But, before the green flag flies, hundreds flocked to Wyndridge Farm in Dallastown for a Masquerade Gala; benefiting the Greg Hodnett Foundation. Former NASCAR driver and current sprint car driver and owner, Kasey Kahne, was the special […]

  • Fast Lane: Indoor racing takes on the Lehigh Valley

    ALLENTOWN, Lehigh County — During the off months it’s hard to find a place to go racing outside. The Indoor Auto Series takes a pitstop in Allentown at the PP&L Center. They transform the ice rank to a sticky concrete track. In about 100-feet, Slingshots and TQ’s  hit 60-miles per hour by the end of the straightaway, averaging 7-seconds a lap. The surface, on the other hand, is quite different from the clay some drivers are used to racing on. […]

  • Top Five #Barnasty plays of 2019

    YORK — Central Pa has had quite the 2019 football season. The games FOX43 Sports Lyndsay Barna covers on the sidelines, during the season, at the end of the night, she picks out her top play or plays of the game she’s at, then posts them on Twitter and Facebook. That’s where the #Barnasty plays come in. It was a tough decision narrowing it down to just five, but here are the top five #Barnasty plays of the 2019 football […]

  • Pride of the Lions: Cotton Bowl Champions, Parsons named Defensive MVP

    Dallas, Texas — The Penn State Nittany Lions finish the season with eleven wins and two losses. Victory in a New Year’s six bowl and a top ten ranking. Not sure everyone saw this coming at the beginning of the year. Harrisburg’s Micah Parsons comes up big in the Cotton Bowl; 14-tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles and a near interception in the fourth quarter. Our FOX43 Sunday Sports Frenzy takes you deeper into the Pride […]

  • Fast Lane: Best of 2019 around the local dirt tracks

    YORK — As 2019 comes to a close, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look back at the best moments around local tracks;  BAPS, Williams Grove, Lincoln, Port Royal and Grandview. FOX43s Lyndsay Barna takes you into the Fast Lane one more time in 2019.

  • Steel-High rolls to another victory

    YORK — Crossover action in York. Steel-High visits York Catholic. It was all Steel-High in this one. The rollers take it 80 to 41.

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