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

Boy Not Letting Limiting Injury Define His Future One Year After Horrific Farm Accident

One year ago, a Clarion County boy’s arm was severed in a horrific farm accident, but a year later, he’s playing baseball again.

11/07/2016

Teenage Girl Fatally Shot Inside Arnold Home

Police are investigating after a teenage girl was shot in the chest Monday at a home in Westmoreland County.

11/07/2016

School District Begins Campaign To Fight Drug Addiction With Documentary Screening

The Baldwin-Whitehall School District is vowing to stand on the front lines of the battle of the growing drug addiction epidemic.

10/26/2016

Advocates Demand Changes To School Discipline Policies At Rally In Pittsburgh

In the fight to keep young people out of jail; Pittsburgh is hosting the National Rally for Dignity in Schools.

10/20/2016

Bloomfield Celebrates Columbus Day With Annual Parade

It’s affectionately known as “Little Italy,” but there’s nothing small about Bloomfield’s Columbus Day parade.

10/09/2016

Another Gas Drilling Site Near Ft. Cherry Schools Approved Despite Protests From Parents

Despite the pleas from a parent group concerned about air and water quality, the Mount Pleasant Township Board of Supervisors has approved a conditional use permit for Range Resources.

09/28/2016

Plum School Board Votes To Reinstate Superintendent

On the heels of a legal firm releasing its findings into the handling of the teacher-student sex scandal at Plum School District, the board has voted to reinstate the superintendent.

09/27/2016

Ellwood City Fire Dept. Raising Money For First Responder With ALS

More than two years after Ellwood City fireman Dick Streckeisen participated in the department’s ALS ice bucket challenge, he never expected he’d be battling the disease today.

09/26/2016

Local Water Systems Listed In Study On Tap Water Containing Cancer-Causing Chemical

Families in western Pennsylvania, and hundreds of millions more across the country, are drinking tap water containing a cancer-causing chemical.

09/21/2016

Vehicles Vandalized At Auto Repair Shop On North Side

Pittsburgh Police are looking for the vandals who damaged several cars on the North Side over the weekend.

09/19/2016

Suspect In Custody After Standoff In Hazelwood

Police have a suspect in custody after a standoff this afternoon in the city’s Hazelwood neighborhood.

09/13/2016

Victim’s Family Upset, Says Son Deserves Recognition For Saving Friends

Four police officers received proclamations Monday for their role in saving the lives of two gunshot victims in Forward Township on Aug. 6.

09/12/2016

Pittsburgh Police Chief Calls FOP Survey Of Confidence “Background Noise”

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay held the first in a series of town hall meetings Wednesday night.

08/24/2016

Jury Deliberations To Resume Wednesday In Trial Of Mother Accused Of Murdering Daughter

The defense rested without presenting any testimony at the trial of a woman accused of killing her 3-year-old daughter.

08/23/2016

Police Charge 3 In Aliquippa Rape Case

A man and two teenagers are facing charges for allegedly breaking into a house in Beaver County and raping a woman at gunpoint.

08/23/2016

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