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.
It’s been nearly a week since that fateful night in Wilkinsburg when six people, including an unborn child, were killed in an ambush attack at a backyard cookout.
A new movie starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis will be shot right here in Pittsburgh.
A woman was rushed to the hospital after a car fire in Beaver County.
The father of a man who was shot and killed by police after fatally stabbing a K-9 was in court Thursday.
A teenager had to be hospitalized after either falling or jumping from the trunk of a car.
Uber has announced that they will be helping South Side patrons get home safely Friday night.
The area’s newest police dog got his license on Thursday.
In the late 1930’s, an African-American Pittsburgh Police detective came up with a novel approach to helping children in the community.
A man accused of leading police on a chase that ended in a three-car collision will stand trial.
Officers are looking for a former senior living center employee who accused of lifting residents’ credit cards.
Friends and family members gathered in Bauerstown Sunday to remember a young firefighter gone too soon.
The father of a man who was shot and killed by police after fatally stabbing a K-9 was in court today.
Pittsburgh police say Eric Kunkle, 39, has been in a wheelchair his entire life and most recently lived at the Manor Care Health Services in Shadyside but went missing last week.
Gov. Wolf has ordered U.S. and Commonwealth flags at the Capitol Complex and at all state facilities to fly at half-staff to honor the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
State representative Ed Gainey is remembering his sister, a 29-year-old woman killed outside a bar in Homewood.