Lynne Hayes-Freeland receives President’s Award from Press Club of Western Pa.

RENOWNED KDKA-TV/KDKA Radio host Lynne Hayes Freeland, right, receives the President’s Award from the Press Club of Western Pa., at the organization’s annual Golden Quill Awards, May 24. Hayes-Freeland spent more than four decades at KDKA-TV, and also became the first Black woman to host a full-time weekday show on KDKA Radio, before her semi-retirement announcement last year. Hayes-Freeland still contributes to KDKA Radio. Hayes-Freeland is pictured with Helen Fallon, Press Club of Western Pa. president. (Photos by Courier photographer J.L. Martello)



LYNNE HAYES-FREELAND, KDKA-TV Assignment Editor Olga George and the KDKA News Team won an award for excellence in video/broadcast journalism; public affairs/politics/government for “From Virus to Vaccine: COVID-19 & The Black Community.”







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