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Trina Orlando

trinaorlando Trina OrlandoTrina Orlando joined the KDKA news team in August 2008 as the Westmoreland County Bureau Chief. She returned home to Pittsburgh from Erie, where she was the morning and noon anchor at WJET/WFXP.

Trina graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While there, Trina was honored by the Broadcast Educators’ Association for her anchoring of a college newscast.

Since 2007, Trina has been active as a Big Sister in the Big Brother/Big Sister program. She has also worked with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Northwestern Pennsylvania Autism Society.

Trina grew up in Westmoreland County and graduated from Mount Pleasant Area High School. She spent many summers taking classes at Saint Vincent College.

After three years in Los Angeles and three more in Erie, Trina is thrilled to be back covering her home turf.

When she’s not working, Trina enjoys vegetarian cooking, working out and visiting her friends around the country.

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Wilkinsburg Crash Leaves 1 Woman Dead

Police are investigating after one person was killed in an early Wednesday morning crash in Wilkinsburg.

10 hours ago

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Police Investigating Fatal Munhall Shooting

Police are investigating the deadly shooting of a teenager in Munhall.

04/21/2014

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5th Victim Dies from Armstrong County Crash

Four people were killed in a violent crash in Armstrong County.

04/16/2014

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Community Welcomes Franklin Regional Students Back To School

A week after tragedy struck Franklin Regional High School, students returned to class Wednesday morning.

04/16/2014

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Students Return To Franklin Regional For First Time Since Stabbings

Students returned to Franklin Regional High School today for the first time since a day that changed many of their lives forever.

04/15/2014

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Local Students Wear Franklin Regional Colors In Display Of Solidarity

Two days after a stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School, the school is still closed and it’s unclear when it will reopen.

04/11/2014

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Defense Attorney, Officials Speak Out After Stabbing Incident

The healing process starts today for the Franklin Regional community, after a mass stabbing at the high school.

04/10/2014

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Search for Home Invasion Suspects

Police are searching for several suspects involved in a break-in in Penn Hills early Wednesday morning.

04/09/2014

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PNC Park Security Drill Impacts North Shore Traffic

The Pittsburgh Pirates would love to host a World Series and if that happens, crews want to make sure they are prepared. Today, a drill in and around PNC Park will have a big impact on North Shore traffic.

04/08/2014

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Mother Of Twin Toddlers Killed In Fire Gets To 3-6 Years In Prison

A North Braddock woman will spend 3-6 years in prison for the deaths of her two young sons.

04/07/2014

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Business Near Elementary School Goes Up In Flames

Emergency responders were on the scene of a raging fire in Westmoreland County.

04/04/2014

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Police Seek Shooter After Man Shot 3 Times In Duquesne

Police were on the scene in Duquesne overnight, where a man was shot and rushed to the hospital.

04/03/2014

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Boy, 6, Fighting For Life After Mother’s Attempted Drowning

A McCandless mother is claiming voices told her to try and drown two of her children.

04/02/2014

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Police Pursuing Several Tips In Washington Girl’s Shooting Death

Washington Police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old girl.

04/01/2014

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Pirates Announce New Giveaways At PNC Park For 2014

The Pirates are known for their giveaways and promotions at PNC Park and this year will be no different.

03/31/2014

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