With a degree in Political Science, Diane began her broadcast journalism career at WCTV in Tallahassee covering the state legislature. A job offer from WPLG in 1983, gave Diane the chance to return to her hometown.
After two years as Channel 10’s midday anchor, Diane moved to weekends before settling in as the station’s Monday through Friday evening news anchor.
Diane also conceived of and spearheaded the community service initiative called “Magnum’s Force” which raised more than six and a half million dollars in goods and services for south Florida families in need.
Diane’s reporting and investigative talent has been recognized with three UPI awards, two Emmy Awards, one Green EyeShade Award, and the first ever Williams S. Paley award given to a local television station. Diane has also been recognized with the prestigious Silver Circle Award given by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Diane grew up in Miami. She attended Killian High School before heading off to Florida State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications.