Diane Pathieu
Diane Pathieu joined ABC 7 Chicago, the Number One station in the market, as a reporter in December, 2011. She reports for the ABC 7 weekend morning newscasts and fills-in throughout the week with news and traffic reports.

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!

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Diane's Stories
El Milagro workers 'unlawfully' locked out after walking off job in protest of working conditions
Workers said they have been working under harsh conditions with low pay during the pandemic, and they want to see changes.
3 dogs found safe, reunited with owner after doggie daycare transport van stolen in Lakeview
Three dogs have been reunited with their owner after a Dogaholics transport van was stolen Thursday afternoon in Lakeview on the North Side.
Waves on Lake Michigan again expected to reach up to 16 feet, affecting Chicago, NW Indiana
After high waves were seen crashing onto Chicago joggers on the Lakeshore Trail Wednesday, more are expected.
Chicago Weather: Waves up to 18 feet forecast in Lake Michigan
People need to be very careful near the lakefront Wednesday.
Woman carjacked in Bucktown amid rash of crimes on Northwest Side, Chicago police say
A 23-year-old woman was carjacked in Wicker Park amid a rash of robberies and carjackings that appear to be targeting women, CPD says.
Chicago police warn of string of NW carjackings, armed robberies targeting women
A rash of robberies and carjackings appear to be targeting women, CPD says.
Chicago Public Schools responds after parents protest near Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home
After a protest outside Mayor Lightfoot's home, CPS has responded to parents calling for a remote learning option.
Task force to crack down on organized retail thefts amid string of crimes along Chicago's Mag Mile
This is the first time organized retail crimes will not be limited by county lines, which could mean more arrests and longer time behind bars.
9/11 20 years later: Former CPD Supt. McCarthy tearfully recalls serving with NYPD on September 11th
As America pauses to remember the 20th anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks, many ceremonies will take place across the Chicago area.
'I thought I was going to die': Black woman says CPD officer targeted her because of race
Nikkita Brown spoke to ABC News about the incident with a Chicago police officer on North Avenue Beach that has now gone viral: "I thought I was going to die."