Lynne Hayes-Freeland

hayes freeland lynne web 2015 Lynne Hayes FreelandLynne 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.

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Missing Teen’s Mom Pleads For Information On Her Daughter’s Disappearance

Pittsburgh Police say a teenager who has been missing for over a month may be in danger.


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Pitt, CMU Prepping For President’s Visit During White House Frontiers Conference

President Obama is set to visit Pittsburgh on Thursday to interact with some of the most creative minds in the country when it comes to science and innovation.


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Grim Reaper Stars In New Campaign Aimed At Discouraging Texting & Walking

A new public safety campaign, rolled out in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, is designed to discourage cell phone distractions for pedestrians.


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Ambridge Schools Will Dismiss Students Early Due To Trump Rally

After police and parents raised concerns about safety, Ambridge Area School District announced Sunday that students will be dismissed early Monday due to a Donald Trump rally later that afternoon.


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Former Police Sgt. Facing State, Federal Charges Now Sued Over Rough Arrest

A fired Pittsburgh police sergeant criminally charged with wrongly beating up a drunken high school football fan then trying to cover it up is now also being sued, along with the city.


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Beaver Co. 911 Dispatcher Charged After Overdosing With Kids In Home

Inside the Beaver County 911 center, operators field calls for emergencies.


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Fixing Washington Blvd. Flooding Problem Will Cost Billions

Flooding in western Pennsylvania is a problem, and a post agenda meeting in City Council was called to address some of the concerns.


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Police: Trump Protesters Tried To Force Their Way Into Duquesne Club

Donald Trump’s visit to Pittsburgh drew protests on Thursday.


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Greensburg Police: ‘No Reports Of Clowns In Area, Friendly Or Otherwise’

A police department in Westmoreland County is reassuring the public that reports of clowns sightings in the area are false.


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2 Injured In Crash Say Police Officer Was Speeding, Had No Lights Or Sirens

Four people, including a Pittsburgh police officer, were injured in a 3-car collision in Larimer on Monday, but exactly what happened depends on who you ask.


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Pittsburgh Police Chief Ready To Keep Moving Forward, Even After “No Confidence” Vote

Pittsburgh’s Police Chief Cameron McLay has been on the job for two years.


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‘Somebody Speak Up’: Family Wants Answers On Twins Missing For 10 Years

Patricia Fowler showed up at a Penn Hills courtroom Monday, but authorities are no closer to finding the whereabouts of her twins.


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Homeless Woman Breaks Into 2 Homes, Steals Food & Takes Bath

A homeless woman has been arrested for allegedly breaking into homes in Washington County to take a bath and to look for food.


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City, Pirates, MLB Set To Celebrate Roberto Clemente Day

Major League Baseball will celebrate Roberto Clemente Day on Wednesday.


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2 College Students Duct Taped, Robbed At Gunpoint In Oakland

Two college students are recovering after robbers invaded their apartment and tied them up.




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