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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Man In Custody After Hitting Pedestrian, Several Vehicles In Squirrel Hill

A woman is in the hospital, several vehicles were damaged and a man is in police custody after driving erratically through Squirrel Hill.


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Winter Weather Leads To Numerous Accidents

Pittsburgh’s first winter storm of the season is leading to a lot of accidents.


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Father Accused Of Planting Drugs For Son In Custody

A father has been accused of planting drugs in a bathroom for his son to find.


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Snow, Ice, Wind Lead To Problems, Abundance Of Plows On The Road

Pittsburgh Public Works crews are preparing for snow and icy road conditions that could affect the area until Tuesday.


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Walmart Employee Saves Woman From Burning Car In Parking Lot

A Walmart employee is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a woman from a burning car.


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Beaver County Courthouse Evacuated Due To Gag Gift

The Beaver County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a “suspicious package.”


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Man Charged In Connection With Deadly ATV Crash

A man is facing charges after a night of drinking ended in a deadly crash.


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Steelers Ready To Hit Reset As Playoffs Begin

The slate is clean. All the injuries, the early season suspensions and the meltdown in Baltimore mere footnotes now.


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Steelers Fans Gather To Watch Games With Playoff Hopes In Mind

Excitement was running high in Steeler Nation with dreams of a 7th Super Bowl victory after the Steelers secured a spot in the playoffs Sunday.


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More Adults Turning To Coloring Books To Relieve Stress

When you talk about coloring books these days, you’re talking about coloring books for adults, and they’re made for a whole different reason.


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Boyce Park Slopes Open With Layer Of Manmade Snow

There were shoppers everywhere in Monroeville on Monday. It really is beginning to look a lot like Christmas, except for the weather. Shoppers had mixed reactions to that.


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Steelers Help Surprise Soldier With New Home

The Pittsburgh Steelers had one more big surprise Sunday. They helped a local soldier realize her dream of owning a home.


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Car Driver In Custody After Crash With Transit Bus Hurts 4

A transit bus driver and three passengers have been hurt after the vehicle was hit by a car who Pittsburgh police believe may have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.


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North Side Food Pantry In Need For Holidays

The North Side Food Pantry is in real need right now, and some of the shelves are actually empty.


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Pitt is putting together a foundation named for the pathologist the movie “Concussion” is based on.




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