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Kim Lyons

Kim Lyons is an experienced business and tech journalist based in Pittsburgh. Her bylines have appeared in numerous regional and statewide publications, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh City Paper and others. A native of Boston, Kim was a 2015 Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University, and is a founding member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Online News Association. Find her on Twitter @socialkimly.

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A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh business

Jul. 17, 2017 11:51 am

A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh

The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh invests in the formerly incarcerated — building skills and self-respect through counseling and coursework.
It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County business

Jul. 10, 2017 10:09 am

It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County

How officials in the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart are working together to ensure the health of the local economy.
Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch business

Jun. 30, 2017 10:55 am

Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch

The Appalachia Partnership Initiative wants to support STEM workers across the Rust Belt. “We have to help coal miners figure out what their transferable skills are. They may actually be suited for high-demand jobs and not know it.”
Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech business

Jun. 15, 2017 12:58 pm

Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech

Johnstown used to thrive on big defense contracts. Now the seat of Cambria County is hoping to replicate some of Pittsburgh's tech success.
For growing cities, a cautionary tale from Pittsburgh business

Jun. 2, 2017 9:59 am

For growing cities, a cautionary tale from Pittsburgh

Pennley Park South has become an example of what not to do in urban planning. How can cities ensure affordable housing while still encouraging new development?
Here’s what employers in Allegheny County can do now to prevent a future workforce crisis business

May 22, 2017 12:59 pm

Here’s what employers in Allegheny County can do now to prevent a future workforce crisis

Jobs are on the rise, but unemployment rates are steady. The disconnect could have something to do with outdated hiring practices.

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