Kym Gable

Kym Gable joined the KDKA News Team in 2006 as a part-time reporter.
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VITALS
Joined KDKA: As a part-timer in 2006
Hometown: Wheeling, West Virginia
Alma Mater: West Liberty State University – Magna Cum Laude

FAVORITES
Music: Johnny Cash, Broadway Show Tunes, and a little Top 40 mixed in
Movie: “Titanic”
TV Show: “This is Us”
Book: “The Confidence Code”
Hobbies: Martial Arts, Dance, Coupon Clipping
Sports Team: WVU Football!
Food: Sushi
Local Restaurant: Wild Rosemary
Sport/Exercise: Spinning, Yoga
Quote: “You can’t live an extraordinary life if you keep doing ordinary things.” (That’s my own!)
Word: Persiflage
Vacation Spot: South of France (going there this Summer, but I just KNOW it will be my fave!)
Holiday: Halloween!
Guilty Pleasure: Cookie dough
Planet: Saturn (the rings “sing!”)

THIS OR THAT
Facebook or Twitter? Facebook
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Beatles or Rolling Stones? Beatles (I had a radio show in college called “The After-Dinner Beatle Break with Kymmie K.”)
Comedy or Tearjerker? Tearjerker
Phone Call or Text Message? Call me!
Mac or PC? I’m a Mac girl
Coffee or Tea? Coffee!
Paper or Plastic? Neither! I carry my own re-usable canvas bags everywhere!
Morning Person or Night Person? Night!
East Coast or West Coast? East Coast
Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Wars

Kym Gable joined the KDKA News Team in 2006 as a part-time reporter. She can also occasionally be seen behind the anchor desk on weekends.

Before coming to KDKA, Kym worked at FOX 53 in Pittsburgh and in her hometown of Wheeling, W. Va. as an anchor at WTOV.

She is a member of the non-profit organization Women In Film and Media, where she mentors young women in the broadcasting industry.

Kym likes to refer to herself as a “story-teller.” She makes it a goal to gain the trust of her interview subjects and give viewers a unique perspective of the big story of the day.

Kym lives in the South Hills with her husband and twin daughters. She volunteers and teaches CCD at her church, St. Joan of Arc, and is active in her school’s PTO organization. Kym also volunteers her time supporting many charity organizations throughout Pittsburgh.

Kym has an extensive dance and theater background, and still enjoys taking dance classes at the studio her children attend.

She has training in the martial arts, in the Goju ryu style of karate.

Always thrilled by getting “that great deal,” Kym considers herself an expert bargain-shopper and coupon-clipper and loves sharing her saving secrets with others.

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Liberty University.

most recent stories2 Kym Gable

Investigators: Laundry Company Source Of UPMC Hospital Mold Outbreak

Investigators are saying that a laundry company is to blame for the mold outbreak at UPMC hospitals.

01/26/2017

Several Allegheny Co. Depts. Moving To New Locations

A major move is affecting hundreds of workers in Allegheny County.

01/19/2017

Murrysville Man Receives Presidential Pardon

President Obama granted 64 presidential pardons on Tuesday, including a man from western Pennsylvania.

01/18/2017

Fire At South Side Industrial Complex Prompts Evacuations

A fire at an office building sent emergency crews to the city’s South Side on Tuesday afternoon.

01/17/2017

Controversial Petrochemical Plant Plans Move Forward In Beaver County

A controversial plan to build a multi-billion dollar petrochemical plant in Beaver County moved ahead Wednesday night.

01/11/2017

15-Year-Old Killed In Ohio Township House Fire

A teenage girl was killed in a fire in Ohio Township on Saturday.

01/07/2017

Police Arrest 1 Suspect After Truck Crashes Into Home, Bursts Into Flames

One man is in custody and police are searching for a second person after a bizarre string of events began with a pickup truck crash in Fayette County.

01/03/2017

Verona Village Inn Restaurant Announces Closing

A popular restaurant that’s been serving homemade Italian food for decades has been forced to shut its doors to begin the year.

01/02/2017

Police: ‘Handful’ Of Arrests Made At Monroeville Mall

Police confirmed four arrests were made during an “incident involving several youths” at the Monroeville Mall on Monday.

12/26/2016

Teenager Fatally Shot In Sheraden

A teenager was fatally shot in Sheraden on Tuesday afternoon.

12/20/2016

Police Questioning Man In Alleged Duquesne Abduction

Police have tracked down the getaway car in what was thought to be a violent abduction in Duquesne.

12/19/2016

Snowfall Causes Slick Roads, Rush-Hour Fender-Benders

Towing companies all around Pittsburgh called in extra manpower Tuesday afternoon to deal with rush-hour fender-benders on slick, snow-covered roads.

12/13/2016

Final Talks Break Down, Ambridge Area School District Teachers To Go On Strike

A last ditch marathon negotiation session between Ambridge Area School District and a teacher’s union broke down Monday night.

12/12/2016

Krampus Offers A Holiday Celebration With A Darker Side In Market Square

A new kind of holiday experience awaited unsuspecting visitors to the Market Square Christmas Village.

12/05/2016

Local Leaders Weigh In On Pennsylvania Recount Efforts

It’s a costly and controversial initiative targeting not “who” won the popular vote, but “how” those votes were tallied.

12/04/2016

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