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.
The SWAT team has been called to a situation in Homewood.
A mayor and school superintendent say an armed suspect who was spotted near a Beaver County school before he ran away and dropped the weapon in some woods is now in police custody.
One of two pit bulls rescued from a home in Homewood Thursday has been put down, officials say.
A man missing from his Clairton care home was found about a mile away after he fell over a hillside.
A Swissvale man is facing charges after he allegedly received dozens of child porn movies through the mail.
The Westmoreland County teen accused in his friend’s shooting death and then taking a selfie with the body was in court today for a hearing.
The husband of a Norwin School District teacher, who is charged with selling heroin, is now also facing charges, accused of trying to intimidate the informant in the case.
A Hempfield Township woman will soon go to trial for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a local veterinary clinic.
A child escaped serious injury after stealing his parents’ car and getting into an accident in West Liberty.
Fifty years ago, thousands of marchers were about to enter Montgomery, Alabama, the state capital, in a march from Selma in a movement to secure voting rights that would change history.
When construction began on the Civic Arena in the late 1950s, it was considered historic.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]
Police in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.
A Plum Borough School District teacher turned himself in Tuesday afternoon on charges related to an ongoing investigation into his alleged inappropriate relationship with a student.
Several groups want to prevent another tragedy by preparing people before they cross paths with police.