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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 Brookings fellow wants to know why majority-black towns suffer from disinvestment civic

Jul. 26, 2018 11:33 am

A Brookings fellow wants to know why majority-black towns suffer from disinvestment

The latest from Technical.ly's Open Data PGH series: A native son returns to Wilkinsburg to collect data for its future.
Pa. community colleges are staffing a plant that hasn’t been built yet business

Dec. 19, 2017 12:58 pm

Pa. community colleges are staffing a plant that hasn’t been built yet

A handful of community colleges are building the pipeline of workers that will staff Royal Dutch Shell's $6 billion ethane cracker in the 2020s.
This lawyer says the Marcellus Shale is back business

Dec. 4, 2017 11:48 am

This lawyer says the Marcellus Shale is back

Lillian Harris, whose firm represents energy companies looking to tap back into the Marcellus Shale, is busy again.
How 4 leaders from across the Commonwealth want to #GrowPA business

Nov. 20, 2017 12:39 pm

How 4 leaders from across the Commonwealth want to #GrowPA

Leaders in healthcare, higher ed and infrastructure, all hailing from different parts of the Commonwealth, convened to share lessons and create a growth agenda.
Pennsylvania’s struggling rural broadband is about to lose out on $140 million access

Nov. 13, 2017 10:41 am

Pennsylvania’s struggling rural broadband is about to lose out on $140 million

The state's Public Utility Commission is making a last-ditch effort to capture federal funding that Verizon turned down.
Robert Morris University is retraining Pittsburgh’s workforce, one company at a time business

Nov. 6, 2017 9:13 am

Robert Morris University is retraining Pittsburgh’s workforce, one company at a time

The new approach to leadership development pulls in RMU's communications and nursing schools — for a chemical company.
Pittsburgh workforce org to get 100 IT scholarships from Google business

Oct. 20, 2017 9:58 am

Pittsburgh workforce org to get 100 IT scholarships from Google

The initiative includes a $10 million grant to Goodwill Industries, helping the organization bridge the digital divide.
A small Pa. city is getting a startup incubator, thanks to two unlikely partners business

Oct. 9, 2017 10:57 am

A small Pa. city is getting a startup incubator, thanks to two unlikely partners

The local paper is teaming up with a private college to breathe some business activity into the downtown corridor of Washington, Pa.
This program wants to get ahead of manufacturing’s workforce problem business

Sep. 28, 2017 10:44 am

This program wants to get ahead of manufacturing’s workforce problem

A collective in Pittsburgh is drawing on research from Brookings to make sure a promising sector has the workers it needs.
Pittsburgh startups navigate a brave new world with the same old problems business

Sep. 25, 2017 10:13 am

Pittsburgh startups navigate a brave new world with the same old problems

Transportation outside the city, difficulty accessing capital and challenges finding and retaining talent persist in Steel City.

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