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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Commuter Survey Could Help Shape City’s Transportation Future

A new survey is aiming to help officials consider the future of transportation in Pittsburgh.


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Second Death Reported In Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

A Texas woman has become the second person to die in a nationwide salmonella outbreak linked to tainted cucumbers sold by a California company, health officials reported Wednesday.


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Running Car Stolen From Lawrenceville Gas Station

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a man they way stole a car from gas station in Lawrenceville.


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Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Fire In Knoxville

Firefighters were called to the scene of a five-alarm fire in the city’s Knoxville neighborhood Saturday afternoon.


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Consumer Reports: Back-To-School Student Discounts

Consumer Reports found that college students can get significant savings by taking advantage of discounts that are available.


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Hot, Dry Weather Taking Toll On Grass, Plants, Gardens

The hot, dry weather is certainly a change from earlier this summer when it seemed like the rain would never end, but the problem now is, plants and crops are starting to suffer.


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Scott Twp. Issues Warning After Coyotes Spotted

Scott Township Police are warning residents after coyotes have been spotted in the area.


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Woman Cited For Interfering With Police Appears In Court

A woman cited for interfering with a police situation was in court Thursday.


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4 Injured In Police Chase, Crash Along Route 51

At least four people were injured when a police chase ended in a violent crash overnight.


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Fans Weigh In On James Harrison Trophy Controversy

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Record Crowd Shows Up For U.S. Women’s Soccer Match Vs. Costa Rica

A record crowd showed up to cheer on the U.S. Women’s Soccer team at Heinz Field on Sunday.


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PennDOT Announces Weekend Parkway West Restrictions

Drivers beware – a full closure of the inbound Parkway West and the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel is in store for this weekend.


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71-Year-Old North Side Woman Shot In Leg While Knitting

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Independent Investigation Will Look Into Armstrong Co. Jail’s Inmate Trustee Program

An independent investigator will look into the inmate trustee program at the Armstrong County jail.


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Police Looking For Missing 12-Year-Old Girl

Police are asking for help finding a missing 12-year-old girl.




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