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.
Emergency crews were called to the North Side Monday morning after a home was filled with natural gas.
A deer destroyed furniture, broke glass and even jumped into a woman’s bed.
A civil rights leader, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has passed away.
A unique event was held Thursday, aimed at winning back local kids’ trust of police.
On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Circle C Youth and Family Services offers traditional homes throughout the area for at-risk kids.
For the past few years, the unclaimed remains of 26 veterans have been waiting to be buried; and on Thursday, they were finally laid to rest at the Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
A Port Authority bus, the 22 McCoy last Friday, turned the corner from Stanwix Street and Ft. Duquesne Boulevard and 38-year-old Melissa Mauk flew out the rear door.
A woman was hurt and is now facing charges after the stolen vehicle she was driving plowed into the front entrance to UPMC Mercy Hospital late this morning.
A woman and two children are recovering tonight after they were attacked by a rabid cat.
Thousands of people packed Schenley Park for the 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure Sunday morning.
The doors to Bishop Donald Wuerl High School are slated to close at the end of this school year, but there is a cloud hanging over the former North Catholic High School.
Thousands of runners have begun a 26.2-mile journey through the city as part of this year’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon.
The Board of Trustees at Chatham University has voted to approve the admission of men to its undergraduate college for the first time in its 145-year-old history.
A man, who was originally from Mount Lebanon, has died in South Carolina after being assaulted.