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.
The medical examiner says two adults and four children who died in a McKeesport fire Saturday morning died of smoke inhalation.
The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.
Police are at the scene of a shooting that left two people injured in Hazelwood Monday morning.
The Medical Examiner is working to identify the body of teenager found Monday afternoon on the North Side.
Police are investigating after shots were fired and a child was sprayed by shattered glass in Butler County.
Pittsburgh Police are investigating a fight at a South Side bar early Monday morning.
Officials are looking into a rather unusual death in North Braddock.
A tow truck driver was injured when he was run over by his own vehicle in Beltzhoover Wednesday afternoon.
A substitute middle school teacher is facing child pornography charges after police say they found more than 50 photos of children on his cell phone.
A woman is recovering after being struck by a falling tree branch Sunday night in Squirrel Hill.
A local mother says her and her kids awoke to gunfire in the middle of the night.
The Allegheny County Police are helping Pitcairn Police in trying to track down a convicted sex offender and his 4 year old son.
Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher and current Root Sports analyst Kent Tekulve has undergone successful heart transplant surgery.
A local mother accused of rubbing feces on her infant son’s sleeping pad was back in court Tuesday afternoon.
A suspected heroin dealer fled from police during a traffic stop Monday afternoon.