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.
A child is recovering after being burned by a firecracker Monday night.
A Perryopolis Police officer died in a car crash in Fayette County Sunday afternoon.
Across the country and here in Pittsburgh, protests continue today in response to a decision by a grand jury in New York City to not indict another white police officer in the death of a black suspect.
A teenager has died following an accident Tuesday morning in Greene County.
Pittsburghers have been speaking out after the Ferguson grand jury decision Monday night, joining in protests around the city.
The city will work to repair potholes this week as part of a three-day “Pothole Blitz.”
The governor of Missouri has declared a state of emergency ahead of a grand jury’s decision on whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the shooting of Michael Brown.
Jury selection begins Monday morning in the trial of Allen Wade.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A woman accused in the shooting death of her cousin in Upper Saint Clair earlier this month is being released from jail after a show of family support. A judge approved electronic […]
The man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop in November of 2012 brought traffic to a halt in East Liberty Tuesday afternoon when he led a group of demonstrators in a protest.
A car crash in Carrick could’ve been much worse if it weren’t for two men who kept the car from rolling onto its roof.
A driver accused of hitting and seriously injuring a woman who was out for a walk in Mount Lebanon last month is going to trial.
Melissa Yancec is now out of the hospital, recovering from what she says was diagnosed as a concussion after getting pushed and hit in the head at Sunday’s Steelers game at Heinz Field.
When Patrice King Brown signed off the air a few years ago, she never revealed her husband, and best friend, Dr. Paul Nemiroff was facing a life-threatening illness and he could no longer handle Pittsburgh’s winter weather.
With the drop of a curtain, Joe Greene’s jersey number 75 was officially retired from the Pittsburgh Steelers line up.