Susan Barnett

Born Oct 24, 1972

Susan Barnett is anchor at KYW-TV for the 5, 6, and 11 P.M. newscasts and is a former beauty queen from Levittown, Pennsylvania who competed at Miss Teen USA 1990 and Miss USA 1996.

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1972 Birth Born on October 24, 1972.


1990 17 Years Old At age 17, Barnett won the Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA title and competed in the 1990 Miss Teen USA pageant, broadcast live from Biloxi, Mississippi on July 16, 1990. … Read More


1996 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Six years later, Barnett became Miss Pennsylvania USA 1996, the first former Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA to win the Miss title.
1999 26 Years Old Barnett began her television news career in Bridgeport, West Virginia where she worked as a reporter and anchor for WDTV. Her first morning news role was for WCIA in Champaign, Illinois. She joined the staff of CBS-owned KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh in 1999 as the morning and noon co-anchor.


2003 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003 she was one of a team who received the "Golden Quill" award from the Press Club of Western Pennsylvania for Best Television Public Affairs/Documentary.
2008 35 Years Old In April 2008, she became the full-time weekday evening co-anchor, replacing Alycia Lane. Barnett is married to Dr. Greg Persichetti, a dermatologist and surgeon. They have two sons, Blase and Steele. On September 21, 2011, Susan gave birth to a daughter, Cruise Theresa, and was on maternity leave for over two months.
2011 38 Years Old She returned on December 5, 2011.
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