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.
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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The investigation into a fatal pedestrian accident in Oakland took a turn today.
The man police say is responsible for stabbing several people at a target store last week was in court today.
Cecil Township has a new police chief.
A woman says a Taser was repeatedly used on her while inside the Allegheny County Jail and she says she has not been the same since.
A man on the run since being named a suspect in a fatal bar shooting in McKeesport was apprehended Thursday, and is now behind bars.
Northern Regional Police say surveillance video helped them make an arrested in an alleged attempted luring in Richland Township.
While talks continue over whether to privatize the state’s liquor system, the liquor control board is focusing on re-branding.
New legislation is being proposed in response to a Legionnaires’ outbreak at the VA Healthcare System in Pittsburgh that killed five patients.
Chong Hee Kil, Hee Mae Jeong, and Ok Ja Ko did not want their pictures taken when they arrived at a magistrate’s office Monday.
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Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper’s made his first publish comments since stepping down from the bureau.
|Full Program Grid|
|7:00 PM||CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley|
|7:30 PM||omg! Insider|
|8:00 PM||NCIS: Los Angeles|
|11:00 PM||KDKA-TV News at 11|
|11:35 PM||Late Show with David Letterman|