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.
A memorial was held today for a Monroeville native found murdered in his home in Nebraska; and while those who knew him are grieving, little is being said about who killed him and his wife.
Some parents are furious over a brawl between students in Wilkinsburg. They say security guards just stood by and watched.
A suspended high school English teacher is now facing criminal charges.
Mother’s Day isn’t supposed to be centered around a memorial vigil.
A local teacher’s aide has been suspended for allegedly shoving an autistic student into a wall.
Tanya Kach was a McKeesport teen – held hostage by her school security guard Thomas Hose for 10 years before finally breaking free.
Students at Neshannock High School took a field trip to New York City, but the return bus ride was anything but fun.
Police are looking for four people after a home invasion in Ross Township.
A local woman was killed and her husband taken to the hospital following a crash in Florida early Sunday morning.
A train and a BART bus have collided in Evans City, and several people are injured.
Jeremiah Wright is President Obama’s former minister who stirred up a hornet’s nest five years ago when segments of his sermons were publicized during Obama’s campaign. He was in Pittsburgh to host a local series and Lynne Hayes-Freeland sat down with him for an exclusive interview.
Hopefully drivers in western Pennsylvania won’t have to cringe as much at the gas pump, as the price of gasoline is going down.
A school bus that was discovered stolen Monday has been recovered.
Eight years with Pittsburgh Police and now the force is rallying around Officer Morgan Jenkins who was shot in the line of duty early Thursday morning.
The sheriff of Westmoreland County is now requiring drug testing for his staff. In fact, he and his management staff will undergo drug testing tomorrow.
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