As President and founder of Diane’s Talking, I work
with a variety of clients as reporter, anchor, producer, correspondent,
media coach, voice over talent and more. I put my 20 plus
years of broadcast experience to work helping clients achieve
their varied and ultimate goals.
2011-present Sports Update Anchor, SiriusXM, Washington
Responsible for researching, writing, recording and uploading
hourly two minute updates on one or two channels per hour.
Experienced in Dalet, digital media system.
2008-present Freelance Correspondent/Producer, AARP-Broadcast,
Responsible for producing and reporting stories for the show
“My Generation” Upcoming pieces include ‘Calling
the Shots’ about a female umpire and ‘The Iron
Man Gives Back’ about Cal Ripken and one of his youth
2004-present Correspondent/Producer National Terrorism
Preparedness Institute, St. Petersburg, FL
This training partner for the US Department of Homeland Security’s
Office of Grants and Training, airs monthly satellite television
broadcasts for emergency responders. I am responsible for
taking key statistics from training courses and making them
as interesting as they are relevant to the responders on whom
we rely in a crisis.
2006-2009 TV Instructor, Connecticut School of Broadcasting,
Arlington, VA/Columbia, MD Campuses
Taught writing and on-air courses in news and sports. Also
taught in depth sports workshop. Several of my students are
working sports broadcasters.
2000-2008 Sports Reporter/Anchor, WTTG-TV, Washington
Responsible for pitching, producing, reporting and anchoring
all aspects of local and national sports... Several of the
stories I pitched were nominated for and/or won Emmy and AP
awards. I was also the intern coordinator for the sports office.
Summer 2008, 2009 High School Broadcast Instructor,
Kellie Williams Programs, Washington DC
Responsible for teaching inner city youth the how to’s
of broadcast television; from pitching, researching and setting
up stories to writing, reporting and anchoring.
I have been involved in voice over work for 20 plus years,
most recently for the US Army Surgeon General, Front Porch
Media Group in Washington DC and Urban Policy Development
in Baltimore, MD.
My voice can be heard on commercials, documentaries and training
videos in regions across the country.
I have been an actress in several live and video taped programs
including, but not limited to Stages Productions Children’s
Theatre in St. Petersburg, FL and the Welcome to DC Video
for Soapbox Consultants in Washington DC
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Journalism - Broadcast News, Georgia
State University, Atlanta, GA
Theatre Major, Coursework in Radio/TV, Valdosta State College,
2006, 2007 Emmy Nominee, Sports Feature
2006 AP Award Recipient, Sports Feature
Current: Volunteer, National Zoo, Washington DC
Weekly Mentor/Tutor Pinellas County Schools, FL
Docent, Reptile House, Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines, IA
Past Chapter VP and convention organizer for Society of Professional