Diana Williams is a retired American television journalist and news anchor. She used to work as a news anchor at WABC television of New York City, New York.

She anchored the one-hour 5 p.m. Eyewitness News alongside Sade Baderinwa. Diana has also hosted Sunday morning public affair programs and Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams. 

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Full NameDiana Williams
Date of Birth18th July, 1958
Birth PlaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America
ProfessionAnchor and journalist
SpouseDouglas Wayne Shanks
Age63 years
66 kg
Body Measurement
Net Worth1.5 million dollars


Where was Diana born and raised?

The retired television personality Diana was born in 1958 on 18th July. This makes her 63 years old now with a birth sign of Cancer. Diana was born in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, and raised there only by her parents. She was raised alongside her siblings. With that, she holds an American citizenship card and follows the Christianity religion. 

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Her zodiac element is Water, zodiac symbol is Crab, zodiac quality is Cardinal, sign ruler is Moon, Detriment is Saturn, Exaltation is Jupiter and Fall is Mars. Her birthstones are Moonstone, Ruby Emerald, and Pearl. Her lucky numbers are 2, 7, and 9 and her lucky colors are White, Cream, Red, and Yellow.

Her nurturing, sensitive and compassionate character is something that people love about him. Similarly, her extremely sentimental, complicated, and secretive character is something that people don’t like about him. She is very complicated and secretive sometimes. 


Where did Williams go to College?

Talking about her academic journey, she attended Duke University of Durham, North Carolina, and got her graduate degree in Economics in the year 1980. Along with studies, Williams was also very good at sports and extracurricular activities including recreational ones. 


How did Diana start her Career?

Diana was doing her internship at WTVD while she started her television career in Charlotte, North Carolina. There she worked as a reporter of WSOC and later as a weeknight anchor from p.m. and 11 p.m. at WBTV. She has also worked in WNEV (now WHDH) from the year 1987 to 1991.

After resigning from WNEV, Diana joined hands with WABC in 1991 in the post of the reporter and later was appointed as a weekend anchor. Later, she was promoted and started working as co-anchor for the station’s 11 p.m. Eyewitness News newscast alongside Bill Beutel.

They together hosted the 6 p.m. newscast as well in the year 1999. The same year, Williams anchored the 11 p.m. newscast alongside popular television host Bill Ritter and also a 6 p.m. newscast with him in the year 2001. She was also seen hosting the 5 p.m newscast first alongside Roz Abrams and later with Sade Baderinwa.

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To make reports and stories for Eyewitness News, Diana has traveled to many places around the world including Ireland and Israel to report about their internal conflicts. Most of the time, Diana traveled with Pope John Paul II to Baltimore, Maryland, Mexico City, Mexico, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. There Diana has covered news about September 11, 2001, attacks and all. 

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Diana has also covered news and made a report regarding politics extensively including the fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer in the year 2008 and the elections of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 

For her outstanding work and dedication, Diana has also been awarded an Emmy Award especially for her half-hour special called Dangerous Crossings that has mainly focused on the immigration issues along the Mexican and Arizona border. She was also awarded for her yearly breast cancer specials.


Social Media

Diana is verified on Twitter with a username of @DianaWilliamsNY. She has 20.3 thousand followers along with 730+ followings in her Twitter account.

She has a Facebook page named Diana Williams. She has 53 thousand followers there. 

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Net Worth

Diana has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million dollars. Her major source of income is as a television host. 


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