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 local woman’s in jail tonight, charged with harming her child in order to get attention.
A man who was shot and killed while trying to stop a bank robber was remembered Sunday night.
The movie “The Butler” opens on big screens across the country this weekend and there’s already buzz about Academy Awards with the all-star cast.
A former bank employee has is facing charges after taking nearly $90,000 from elderly customers’ accounts.
The civil lawsuit filed by the parents of Maddox Derkosh against the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium will move forward, minus some photographs after a motions hearing Tuesday.
Charges are expected to be filed in connection with a fatal shooting in Oakland over the weekend.
A man who turned himself in to police in connection with a fatal shooting in Oakland, has been released by police.
State police have charged a man with stealing thousands of dollars from the Rivers Casino while he was auditing one of the facility’s ATM machines
The hearing for a Butler County man accused of abusing his ex-girlfriend’s 7-year-old son was continued this afternoon.
Three men are charged in a weekend shooting that left another man paralyzed and so is the mother of the two suspects.
Hazmat crews worked to clean up a spill in Westmoreland County Sunday afternoon.
A local police officer is in the hospital after being attacked by a pit bull.
A mother is facing charges after her daughter escaped from their home and out onto a highway twice in one day.
The verdict in the Zimmerman case has many people talking – including here in Pittsburgh.
Five families have been evacuated from their homes in Mount Oliver where the ground is sinking and shifting, causing significant structural damage to the structures.