Diana Weeks joined CHCH News in May 2016 as a breaking news reporter and videojournalist for ‘Morning Live’. She is passionate about delivering news to viewers across the Golden Horseshoe each morning. Whether she’s at the beachfront talking about a heat wave or interviewing detectives at a crime scene, Diana loves the versatility of being a reporter and learning new things every day. Diana has always been curious and has been asking questions since she could speak.
Prior to CHCH News, Diana worked for three years on the CP24 assignment desk as the overnight breaking news reporter and assignment editor, where she was a recipient of an award for team coverage of the Rob Ford video scandal in 2013. She was also a traffic/weather reporter and news writer for CityNews Toronto for close to two years, where she was on the news writing desk for prominent stories such as the Eaton Centre and Danzig shootings, the Sandy Hook massacre and the Michael Rafferty verdict. Prior to CityNews Toronto, Diana was a news producer and reporter for Citytv’s Breakfast Television in Winnipeg. She took her first paid reporting job for Shaw TV in Thunder Bay, where she worked as a videojournalist; shooting and editing her own stories. Most recently at CHCH, Diana has covered some big news stories including the Tim Bosma verdict, the Mississauga house explosion on Hickory Drive and also interviewed Penny Oleksiak when the Olympic gold medallist stepped off the plane from the 2016 Summer Games.
An adventurous traveller, she spent a year living abroad in the U.K., has backpacked through Europe, went on a rare tour of the largest slum in South America when she travelled to Rio de Janeiro, and has slept in a three-walled hut in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest. No matter where she goes, whether at home or another continent, Diana thrives on learning about people and telling their stories.
Diana was born in North York, ON and grew up just north of Toronto in Newmarket. She holds an honours B.A in English from the University of Toronto and also completed post-graduate studies in Journalism-New Media at Sheridan College, Oakville.