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.
Both the Steelers and Pirates played home games Sunday, which brought thousands of people to the North Shore.
Could a vacant building on Smithfield Street, that once was the glamorous home of the sparkle and shine of a Saks Fifth Avenue, soon be home to milk, eggs and “do you have your advantage card?”
A new exhibit was unveiled Thursday at the Pittsburgh International Airport. It tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen who fought in World War II.
A jitney driver, an innocent bystander in a shooting in Homewood last week, was unable to appear in court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing for the suspect.
Frank Tulock grew up in Washington, Washington County.
A man standing on the Westinghouse Bridge threatening to jump caused major traffic congestion Monday.
Most 14- and 15-year-olds are supposed to be on their way to school on Tuesday mornings, but police in McKees Rocks say this morning three teens were trying to rob an elderly woman instead.
A California University of Pennsylvania football player has been suspended from the team after he was arrested over the weekend.
A child was taken to the hospital after it was found wandering alone while the man it was with suffered cardiac distress.
Jury selection began today in a murder case in Bethel Park that’s more than a decade old.
Several charges were dropped against man accused of threatening people with an ax in Frick Park.
One person was injured in a head-on crash on Route 28 Monday morning.
Police and SWAT were called to a home in Mt. Washington Sunday night.
A man wanted in connection with two fatal shootings earlier year has been arrested.
Three-year-old Cooper Meadows is getting his wish today.