Lynn Culbreath Noel
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Although born in Philadelphia, the Culbreath family moved to Norristown, Pennsylvania shortly after her birth.
After matriculating from Rittenhouse High School, she graduated from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee and the University of Denver. She married Andrew J. Noel, Jr. in 1945, giving birth to two daughters and one son.
Hired by KMGH, Channel 7 as a news reporter in 1965, she was promoted to Public Affairs Director and transferred to Channel 7’s affiliate in Bakersfield, California in 1973, remaining with the station until her retirement in 1996. Mrs. Noel has been awarded numerous times for her in-depth documentaries.
In the 1970s, she became the first African-American female news reporter to appear on a Denver television station.
- "History of Denver's 7". Denver 7 News.
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