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
  • Schuster’s PSU Senior Send Off

    UNIVERSITY PARK, CENTRE COUNTY — Former Camp Hill standout Michael Schuster was one of the handful of Nittany Lions honored in Saturday’s pregame Senior Day ceremony. After the 27-6 win over Rutgers, his teammates reflected on their relationships with the Penn State senior quarterback.

  • HSFF 2019 Cocalico falls short in PIAA 5A semifinals

    Cocalico: 49 Cheltenham: 56 HERSHEY – Cocalico’s offense did not have any trouble moving the ball in their PIAA 5A Semifinal contest with Cheltenham.   The defense had trouble stopping the Panthers though and the Eagles lost a close one at Hersheypark Stadium.   Here’s FOX43 coverage of the state semifinal game from Hershey.

  • Celebration of life held for longtime ABC27 Sports Director Gregg Mace

    DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — A celebration of life was held Tuesday at the Giant Center in Derry Township for longtime ABC27 Sports Director Gregg Mace, who passed away at the age of 65 Saturday. The community gathered to honor and pay their respects to Mace, a great father, coworker and to us at FOX43, a friend. Mace’s son, Kyle, talked about his father’s legacy. “Truly, I think his passion for what he did was spread across this country because the […]

  • Fast Lane: “Give A Child A Voice” Foundation races around Homestead-Miami

    HOMESTEAD-MIAMI, FL — A former Millersburg High School student’s cancer, drives him to give back in every way possible. Eric Erdman has been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for the last three years. After months after, he started his own foundation, the T.E.K. Foundation, Give a Child a Voice. Since starting the foundation, Eric and his team remodeled Millersburg and Halifax high school weight rooms and he’s not done, yet. Eric said, “my mission. When I was diagnosed […]

  • HSFF 2019 week 14 Lampeter-Strasburg wins its first 4A Championship since 2007

    READING, Berks County — This would be the icing on the cake for Lampeter-Strasburg as they continue their cinderella story as an eight seed in Distirct III, 4A class. Pioneers start strong with a fumble recovery on kickoff. Seven plays later, they capitalize with a touchdown pass from Conner Nolt to Beau Heyser. They stay hot, four plays into the Saints drive, Pioneers Austin Stoltzfus picks off Berks Catholic, and again, they capitalize off a turnover, early. Lampeter-Strasburg heads into […]

  • Dallastown beats Susquehannock on the ice, 6-5

      YORK — Susquehannock and Dallastown drop the puck in York. Back and fourth battle. Warriors strike first with a goal from Cody Rogers. The Wildcats answer right back, on the power play, with a pass by Josh Reid to Trae Schanberger. He pulls it even. Dallastown wins, 6-5.  

  • HSFF 2019 week 13: Cocalico comes from behind win over Warwick to head to 5A District III Final

    DENVER, Lancaster County — Warwick on the road at Cocalico. This game was anyones for the taking. A hard fought fight and it comes down to who goes mistake free, all four quarters and who capitalizes in the second half. In the first quarter, Warriors make a move first with a deep ball from quarterback Joey McCracken to Caleb Schmitz. Schmitz stopped by Eagles Noah Palm at the one. Two plays later and the Warriors are on the board first. […]

  • Gophers end Nittany Lions hopes of a perfect season

    MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — A battle of the undefeated. Penn State and Minnesota look to stay perfect but this game comes down to execution. Both teams are fresh off bye weeks. Gophers head coach PJ Fleck says this is the biggest game the Gophers have ever played and they come out blazing. The Gophers pull every trick out of the playbook scoring 14-points in the first quarter. They are the first team the Nittany Lions have allowed to score in the […]

  • Vikings top Barons in Girls Soccer 4A State Quarterfinals

    PIAA Quarterfinals, District III results: GIRLS SOCCER 4A Hempfield 1, McDowell 0 3A Archbishop Wood 1, Manheim Central 0 2A Lansdale Catholic 1, ELCO 0 1A Camp Hill 2, Calvary Christian 0 Fairfield 2, East Juniata 0

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