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.
Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb released the findings of an audit of the secondary employment practices of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday.
Police spent part of Monday afternoon tracking down a man after it was reported he abducted his estranged wife against her will.
Investigators spent all day Sunday searching through debris and the wreckage caused by a house explosion in Moon Township Saturday night.
With homecoming just days away, the excitement at California University of Pennsylvania is eminent. But last night, excitement turned to fear, when a 20-year old student was shot at his off-campus apartment.
Police are looking for two suspects after a downtown jewelry store was robbed.
Steeler Nation came together to bid a final farewell to “Hollywood Bags,” No. 67, LC Greenwood Monday.
A ticket for the Sunday game between St. Louis and Pittsburgh was about the hottest ticket in town.
Former Pittsburgh Steeler L.C. Greenwood has died.
Police and the SWAT team converged on a home in Ross Township where a man allegedly barricaded himself inside this afternoon.
The re-assessment process begins this week for residents in Washington County.
It was a nightmare for a local couple who were awakened by police and told their little girl had been taken away.
The list of charges against Dr. Raja Chakrapani got a little longer bit Monday when the Fox Chapel doctor was arraigned on new charges of indecent assault and harassment against patients in two of his offices.
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.