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Diana Williams
Diana Williams is an award winning reporter and anchor for WABC-TV's top-rated Eyewitness News at 5:00.

Diana joined the Eyewitness News Team in 1991. Before that she worked at WNEV-TV in Boston, and started her career at WBTV-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Throughout her journalism career, Diana has covered important stories ranging from the troubles in Northern Ireland to illegal immigrant crossings along the Mexican border. She reported from Haiti on the one year anniversary of the earthquake that ravaged the island nation. Noted for her calm, professional manner during a crisis, she anchored coverage on September 11th during the critical early hours following the attack on the World Trade Center.

Diana's interest in covering politics began while working in Boston during Michael Dukakis' run for President. She was at the 1992 Democratic National Convention in New York City, and has covered conventions every four years since then. Her passion for politics led to her being tapped to host Channel 7's weekly political roundtable Eyewitness News Up Close, focusing on important political and newsworthy issues of the day. Among her guests have been such political luminaries as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Senator, now Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton and former New York Mayors Ed Koch and Rudy Giuliani.

An avid tennis player and hiker, Diana and her son climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in July 2008. Since then she has hiked Mt. Fuji, Mt.Rainier, Half Dome and Pikes Peak.

Diana and her family live in Westchester County.

This week, a look at the decision in the Eric Garner case, after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict an NYPD officer in Garner's death.
This week we hear from both sides of the debate after President Obama defied Congress and issued an executive order to tackle immigration reform.
This week, we take a closer look at public education in New York City, from what many consider over-testing, to changes in curriculum.
This week: policing the police, and policing the city of New York. We'll look at who's keeping the city on the up and up.
Eyewitness News anchor Diana Williams moderated the debate between incumbent Republican Congressman Michael Grimm and Democratic challenger Domenic Recchia at the WABC-TV studios