Bay Area native Diane Dwyer is a special projects reporter for NBC Bay Area News.
Diane brings 25 years of Bay Area reporting and anchoring experience to NBC Bay Area. She has covered everything from presidential inaugurations and Olympic Games to the Oakland Hills Fire in 1991 and the SF Giants winning the World Series. She has won several awards including: Emmy, Associated Press, New York Film Festival and Bay Area Society of Professional Journalist awards.
Diane is also on the faculty at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley (her alma mater). She is also a regular guest lecturer at the d.school at Stanford University.
She serves on the board of two non-profits: International House at UC Berkeley and Curry Senior Center in the Tenderloin of San Francisco.
Diane is involved with a number of other non-profits in the Bay Area, including: the Summit Bank Foundation in Oakland (sending disadvantaged 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.
Diane also has a blog where she posts about some of the non-profit events going on around the Bay Area. Click here to check out her blog.
You can follow Diane on Twitter all weekend long by clicking here.
Below is a picture of Diane when she moderated a panel with investigative reporter Lowell Bergman at the I House.
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.
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