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, as a video journalist. From covering Penn State football, to local stories and filling in for our sports guy, you can say I do 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 recent PAB 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
  • Local ballers help excel Spartans season

    SPRING GARDEN TOWNSHIP, York College — For two Spartan basketball players, wanting to stay close to home. York College gave them the perfect shot. “It was an easy transition for me to go from a local school and go here and kind of having the same community backing me. Also, coaches and players that are around here and know me pretty well. It was just an easy transition,” said Darin Gordon, Spartans Forward (Spring Grove). But also, having the opportunity […]

  • Family first for nationally ranked CD East 4×200

    LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP, Dauphin County — It’s more than just speed and handoffs for Central Dauphin East High School’s 4 by 200 meter relay, it’s a family affair. “I know I can count on my brother and I know he can count on his brother,” said David Niang, C.D. East junior. The Panthers 4 by 200 relay team is made up of two different sets of brothers. The Brown’s and the Niang’s have been running on the same relay team […]

  • Warwick bowling knocking down opponents

    EPHRATA, Lancaster County — The Warwick High School bowling team is striking out the competition. “We’ve had a great team for the past few years and every year the team gets good bowlers and it just keeps going,” said Tony Lutz, Warrior’s senior bowler. Strike after strike, the Warriors have a goal in mind that has weighed heavily on a few senior bowlers. “We’ve been working for it for the last couple years and every year, we’ve fallen just a […]

  • York shelter sees uptick in need with dropping temperatures

    York — LifePath Christian Ministries handed out clothes in York today, ahead of what they expect to be a busy night. The group is giving out donated clothes to the homeless as it’s men’s shelter on Market Street in York. With the brutally cold temperatures, organizers say they expect the shelter to have a bigger than normal population. The last three nights, they have averaged more than 100 people at both their shelter for moms and children and at the […]

  • First Responders work non-stop, despite the holidays

    YORK — ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the firehouse. Not a siren was sounding and not even the bell. ‘”When we come in, its just like being at work any other day,” said Will Collins, York City Fire Captain. The York City Fire Department decks the halls with Christmas spirit, but firefighters know emergencies don’t stop just because it’s Christmas Eve. “You kind of get use to it .. it rotates sometimes you get the holidays. Sometimes […]

  • “York City Six” brews first beer together

    YORK — A group of breweries called the “York City Six,” held an event to mark the occasion at Liquid Hero Brewery. Liquid Hero, along with Mud-Hook Brewing Company, Crystal Ball Brewing Company, Collusion Tap-Works, Gift Horse Brewing Company and Old Forge Brewing Company, spent a few months, working together to create a new pilsner. York City Police personnal, including Chief Troy Bankert, was on hand for the first pour, that went to York City Mayor Michael Helfrich. A dollar […]

  • Spartans have high expectations for 2019 season

      SPRING GARDEN TOWNSHIP, York County — Take a walk inside the Spartans wrestling room and the first thing you will notice, 2019 National Champions. “We put a lot of time into this sport. So, our ultimate goal, we might as well have it up on the wall,” said Greg Warner, York College Sr./149 wrestler. But you won’t just see that signage in one spot. “Yeah we’re good and yeah we’re tough. We want to get better. We want to […]

  • Trinity boys basketball coach gets 700th win

      CAMP HILL, Cumberland County — With football in the books, winter sports takes center stage. Since taking the helm in 1984, head coach Larry Kostelac, has been the center piece of the Trinity boys basketball team’s success. As the shamrocks tip-off the new season against York Catholic. Kostelac finished the 2017 season with 699 wins. The Shamrocks net their coach win number 700, in their 64-34 win over the Fighting Irish.

  • Beards for Brothers helps local officer with Stage 4 cancer

    WEST HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP, Lancaster County — In the month of November, you might have seen some police officers around Central Pennsylvania drop the razor and grow a beard. In doing so, raising money for one of their own. This is the fifth year for Beards for Brothers, but just the fourth year helping a fellow first responder in the battle with cancer. Taking the lead, East and West Hempfield Township Police joined forces, working together to spread the word throughout Lancaster […]

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