Kyla Campbell

Kyla Campbell joined WSOC-TV Washington bureau in December 2012. She likes digging for news on Capitol Hill and covering how Washington, DC plays a role in stories that affect you.

Prior to joining WSOC-TV, Kyla was a morning anchor, producer, and reporter at WBRE/WYOU in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA. Kyla interviewed former president, Bill Clinton, and Hillary Clinton, after she lost the primary election to President Barack Obama.

While working in her hometown, Kyla broke multiple exclusives regarding the questionable privatization of a state-run deaf school. The state senator who pushed for the privatization later faced corruption-related charges. In her four years there, Kyla also did monthly reports on breast cancer patients, survivors, and research. Her mother and best friend are both breast cancer survivors.

Kyla was nominated along with her morning show meteorologist for an Emmy Award for continuing coverage of the flood of September 2011. They anchored 12-hour shifts, then reported from the field each day, while WBRE/WYOU broadcasted live for 63 straight hours from a makeshift studio.

Prior to that, Kyla worked at WJAC in Johnstown/Altoona/State College, PA, where she split time as a reporter and anchor in both news and sports. Her first job was reporting, anchoring, and producing news at WKTV in Utica, NY.

Kyla earned her M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Her undergraduate degree from Wilkes University is in Communications and Secondary Education.

Kyla loves living in the heart of our nation’s capital. She welcomes your story ideas, and you can email her at

Latest from Kyla Campbell

Charlotte veteran receives Medal of Honor from President

President Barack Obama awarded a Charlotte resident and a former active duty Army sergeant with the Medal of Honor Tuesday. Sgt. Kyle White was recognized for his courageous actions while serving as a Platon Radio Telephone Operator assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, ...

Propane shortage hikes home heating costs

The country’s propane stock is nearing its lowest point in more than five years. Demand has led to wholesale prices doubling in just one week Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and about 30 other senators sent a letter to President Obama asking him to take executive action to accelerate propane production, ...

Taxpayer watchdog group uncovers wasteful spending

Your taxpayer money is being spent on pet food ads, a reality TV show in India and travel expenses for California winery owners. A taxpayer watchdog group uncovered the wasteful spending and Eyewitness News reporter Kyla Campbell dug through the report to see where else your money is going. Congress ...

Internal emails show worries about before launch

Eyewitness News' Washington Bureau has obtained copies of internal administration emails from the days leading up to the launch of In one of the chains of emails, the chief project manager wrote the White House had fears about being unavailable after going live. The manager wanted to come ...

Experts say airline merger settlement good news for Charlotte

Charlotte leaders are crowing about a big step in US Airways' effort to merge with American Airlines. On Tuesday, the U.S. Justice Department announced a settlement with the airlines that resolves a lawsuit filed by the government. It clears one of the last roadblocks to the merger which could now ...

Some locals collecting taxpayer dollars meant for farmers

People living in downtown Charlotte are collecting taxpayer dollars meant for farmers. The Environmental Working Group said more than 160 people in the Charlotte area collected a total of around $73,000 each in direct payments last year. People who have an ownership interest in a farm receive direct payments regardless ...

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