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.
One person has died after being shot during a bank robber in South Strabane Township.
Deshean Jennings, 20, works on the sound crew for the City of Pittsburgh, City Parks Department.
As four parishes learned over the weekend in Beaver County they would be merged to form a new one St. Monica, a numbness quickly settled in.
Two people were injured in an early Sunday morning accident that left two vehicles and two homes damaged in Forward Township.
Firefighters are at the scene of an intense house fire in Beaver County.
The 16-year-old boy charged in the deadly shooting of a teenage girl last month on a street in Rankin was in court today for a hearing.
A vigil was held tonight for a toddler who was shot and killed when someone opened fire at a crowded picnic in East Hills earlier this week.
Police are looking for the person who stole two wallets from a woman’s purse in a hospital waiting room.
The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was fatally mauled after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit last fall have sued the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, claiming officials had ample warning that parents routinely lifted children onto a rail overlooking the exhibit so they could see better.
Victoria Rozanski, 59, walked into the Federal Courthouse to be arraigned on one count of embezzling more than $100,000 from the credit union she used to manage.
A 70-year-old man accused of talking about making a bomb at South Hills Village went before a judge Monday.
Responders were on the scene of a fire on the North Side.
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.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|9:00 PM||NCIS: Los Angeles|
|10:00 PM||Person of Interest|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|