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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Blood Drive Held In Honor Of Aliquippa HS Football Star Battling Cancer

DiMantae Bronaugh is used to being a star on the football field. As a running back for Aliquippa High School, he ran for 1,200 yards last season.


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Consumers Not Sold On New Plenti Rewards Cards

It may look like an easier way to earn those “rewards points” while you’re shopping, but there are some potential issues to consider before you get a Plenti Card.


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Police: 11-Year-Old Brought Knives To High School Football Game

An 11-year-old girl in Butler is facing charges after allegedly bringing knives to a high school football game.


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High School Basketball Coach Investigated For Alleged Dog Fighting

Police are investigating a high school basketball coach for allegedly hosting dog fights, as well as breeding dogs to fight.


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Family, Friends Hold Vigil For 6 McKeesport Family Members Killed In Fire

One year ago, six people were killed when their house was intentionally set on fire in McKeesport.


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Baldwin Woman Sues Bill Cosby, Alleges Defamation, Sex Abuse

A woman who appeared on an educational children’s TV show as a teenager with Cosby has sued him, saying he defamed her after she gave an interview claiming he sexually abused her in the 1980s.


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Person Of Interest In Washington Co. Fatal Shooting Found Dead

Police have surrounded a home in Avella as part of their search for a person of interest in connection with a woman’s fatal shooting.


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Rivalries Could Change With New PIAA Classifications

In a move that changes the landscape of high school sports, the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association approved a measure that would expand high school football classifications from four to six.


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Wild Card Preparations Underway, Including Playoff Rally Tuesday

Good news if you just can’t wait for Wednesday’s Wild Card game!


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Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbing Suspect Transferred To Prison

The teenager accused in the Franklin Regional High School stabbings has been transferred to an adult prison.


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Bomb Threat Called In To Aliquippa School By Apparent Adult

Thursday night was open house at Center Grange Primary School in Alliquippa for kindergarten, first and second grade students and their parents.


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Police: Shaler Twp. Girl Struck, Killed By Drunk Driver

A 6-year-old girl is dead after allegedly being struck by a vehicle driven by a Pittsburgh-area man who is facing homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence charges.


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3-Year-Old Vigil Shooting Victim Released From Hospital

Rodnell Lyman, 3, is going home from Children’s Hospital today.


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New Study Uncovers Startling New Statistics About College Campus Sex Assaults

There’s new startling statistics about sex assaults on college campuses.


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Medics Called After Wilkinsburg H.S. Student Pours Gas On Security Guard

Emergency officials were called to Wilkinsburg High School after a student allegedly poured gasoline on a security guard.




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