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!
As temperatures reached 90 degrees at O'Hare Airport on Tuesday afternoon, the humidity made it feel like more than 100 degrees outside in some parts of the Chicago area.
Two men were shot by federal agents Monday during a firearm enforcement operation in suburban Chicago Heights, a spokesperson for the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms said.
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker made a campaign stop in Chicago on Monday. The Wisconsin governor toured the state before greeting supporters at the Billy Goat Tavern in River North.
Authorities in northwest suburban Des Plaines are looking into a new option to keep a crosswalk safe after three people were hit by cars just a few hours apart on Thursday.
Residents are being warned after three armed robberies occurred in the last week on the city's West Side.