Prior to joining the ABC 7 team, Diane was a reporter/anchor at WTMJ4 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She reported for their morning show, "Live at Daybreak" and also served as anchor of "Live at Noon."
Diane got her start at KFXB-TV in Dubuque, Iowa after graduating Columbia College Chicago in 2001, and has worked at various stations in the Midwest over the years. She even dabbled in radio, both on-air and behind the scenes!
Diane is a native Chicagoan, born and raised in Rogers Park. She is a first-generation American; her family comes from Lebanon and Syria, and they are all fluent in the Assyrian language. Diane is happy to be back home and looks forward to helping serve her community.
Diane is happily married, and in the process of turning her Cheesehead husband into an honorary Chicago sports fan!
A 14-year-old boy was mugged in Roscoe Village just a few feet from where a retired cop was attacked the night before.
A priest was removed from a Des Plaines parish by Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich for having "an inappropriate relationship with a man."
Police officers and firefighters took part Friday in a federally-funded drill to practice responding to domestic terror events in Elgin. Authorities in both the local and federal levels were involved.
"We need to take action right now," a Chicago police officer who, along with his partner, said after being handed a baby who had been shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
It was another violent weekend in Chicago. Four people were killed and 53 others were injured in shootings across the city.