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
Cook County COVID-19 announcement of stricter guidelines delayed to next week
Stricter guidelines, similar to Chicago, to control the spread of COVID-19 in suburban Cook County will be delayed until next week, officials said.
'It was a miracle' : 2 COVID-19 survivors who underwent double lung transplants at Northwestern Memorial Hospital share stories
Two COVID-19 survivors discussed Thursday their historic double lung transplants performed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
COVID-19 Illinois: Pritzker announces youth sports guidelines, IHSA moves some seasons; 1,393 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths
Governor JB Pritzker announced new guidelines on youth sports in Illinois due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Illinois High School Association board announced it will delay some seasons for safer competition.
IHSA meeting Wednesday expected to decide on fall sports amid COVID-19 concerns
The Illinois High School Athletic Association is meeting Wednesday and a decision could come on whether there will be high school sports in the fall.
Chicago quarantine: Wisconsin, 3 other states added to COVID-19 travel order list
Wisconsin and three other states have been added to Chicago's expanding COVID-19 travel quarantine list, the city announced Tuesday.
Chicago coronavirus restrictions on bars, restaurants, gyms again take effect Friday
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's COVID-19 restrictions are back in place for indoor bars, fitness centers and more Friday.
Plainfield School District 202 teachers rally, call for remote learning in fall
Teachers in suburban Plainfield held a protest Thursday against a return to school in the classroom.
Chicago Public Schools reopening plan takes center stage at Board of Education meeting; debate between CTU, Lightfoot continues
While not on the meeting's official agenda, the proposed hybrid CPS reopening plan took center stage at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting.
COVID-19 Chicago: Bars, restaurants, gyms prepare for reimposed restrictions amid uptick in coronavirus cases; Guthrie's Tavern to close
Chicago will reinstate certain restrictions on bars and restaurants starting Friday after the number of positive COVID-19 cases in the city has started to increase.
AJ Freund murder: JoAnn Cunningham gets 35-year prison sentence in beating death of 5-year-old son
"I love him and I miss him and there's nothing I wouldn't do to bring him back," Cunningham told the court.