Lynne Hayes-Freeland is a general assignment reporter known for live, late-breaking reporting for KDKA-TV News. She is also producer/host of “The Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show,” a weekly half-hour show, that concentrates on local African American issues.
She began her broadcast career as the producer of the Roy Fox Show on KDKA-Radio. Since joining KDKA-TV2 in 1976, Lynne has held a variety of positions. She was a field producer for the station’s “Evening Magazine” program. In 1981, Lynne moved to the station’s programming department where she created “Weekend Magazine”, produced what was then known as the “Vibrations” program, and directed a variety of commercial efforts. In 1985, Lynne began a five-year stint as the producer of KDKA’s Annual Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund Telethon. As a result of those efforts, Lynne was named Director of Community Programs until her move to the news department.
An active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Lynne has also been involved in a variety of community service work including volunteering time on several local Boards. Her work has been recognized by organizations both locally and nationally.
A graduate of St. Paul’s Cathedral, now part of Oakland Catholic, and Duquesne University, Lynne resides in Pittsburgh with her two children.
Fifty years ago, thousands of marchers were about to enter Montgomery, Alabama, the state capital, in a march from Selma in a movement to secure voting rights that would change history.
When construction began on the Civic Arena in the late 1950s, it was considered historic.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]
Police in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.
A Plum Borough School District teacher turned himself in Tuesday afternoon on charges related to an ongoing investigation into his alleged inappropriate relationship with a student.
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Police are asking for help identifying three people accused of stealing more than $30,000 worth of iPhones from a local Walmart.
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The parents of an Aliquippa High School student are mad after they say their daughter was attacked by another student.
The snow caused a mess on roads Sunday morning.
A woman from East Hills is accused of kidnapping her three children from their foster home.
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