Bay Area Native Diane Dwyer is the weekend anchor for NBC Bay Area News.
You can follow Diane on Twitter all weekend long by clicking here. While you are out and about, she'll follow the news for you and send out tweets with any updates of important events you would not want to miss.
Diane also has a blog where she writes about fun, unusual things to do in the Bay Area (usually kid friendly events since she has two children). She also will blog about any great deals she can find around the Bay Area and beyond. Click here to check out her blog.
Diane brings 20 years of Bay Area reporting experience to NBC Bay Area. She covered Barack Obama's historic Presidential Inauguration from Washington DC, traveled to Torino, Italy to cover the Olympic games and to Beijing in June of 2007 to report extensively on that city's preparations for the 2008 Summer Games.
Diane teaches at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley (her alma mater). She also serves on the board of the International House at UC Berkeley. Below is a picture of Diane when she moderated a panel with investigative reporter Lowell Bergman at the I House.
Diane has won several awards including: Emmy, Associated Press, New York Film Festival and Bay Area Society of Professional Journalist awards.
Diane is involved with a number of non-profits in the Bay Area, including: the Summit Bank Foundation in Oakland (which helps send high school students in Oakland to college), Rebuilding Together Peninsula, Asian American Donor Program, Philippine International Aide, German Shepherd Rescue and several others.
Diane grew up on the Peninsula, attended Burlingame High School then the Undergraduate Business School at UC Berkeley. Diane first went into corporate/investment banking, but after a year as an investment analyst at Chemical Bank, she decided to change careers.
Diane and her husband have two children. The family also has a German Shepherd they adopted from pet rescue.
She also made a surprise appearance on the Colbert Report in 2010 as the comedian took a clip from a recent newscast for a bit on unpaid interns.