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.
A young man has been convicted of attempted homicide and other counts in a shooting outside of Brashear High School in 2013.
The home of one local abolitionist still stands, providing a unique look into just one of the many stops on the Underground Railroad.
Two people have been arrested and a third is sought in connection with shots being fired into an occupied home in Fayette County.
A FamilyLinks employee faced his teen accuser in court on Monday.
The Duquesne University men’s basketball team spent nearly 30 hours stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike this weekend.
Investigators are still putting together the pieces of what happened on Route 22 in Westmoreland County on Thursday, but it snarled traffic in the area for hours.
A California man accused of sending pornographic material to the cast of the show “Dance Moms” is going to prison.
Steelers fans react to a season-ending loss to the Broncos.
A woman is in the hospital, several vehicles were damaged and a man is in police custody after driving erratically through Squirrel Hill.
Pittsburgh’s first winter storm of the season is leading to a lot of accidents.
A father has been accused of planting drugs in a bathroom for his son to find.
Pittsburgh Public Works crews are preparing for snow and icy road conditions that could affect the area until Tuesday.
A Walmart employee is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a woman from a burning car.
The Beaver County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a “suspicious package.”
A man is facing charges after a night of drinking ended in a deadly crash.