Diana Williams  | ABC7 WABC News Team
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.

Jersey City retired detectives step in to deliver new dog to boy fighting cancer in Indiana
Three retired Jersey City police officers traveled all the way to Indiana with a mission to deliver a dog to a young boy battling a rare form of bone cancer.
Diana Williams whips up healthy zucchini waffles for your post-holiday diet
Diana Williams whips up a healthy holiday snack for any party or post holiday-diet!
Diana Williams wins Mother of the Year after husband's battle with cancer
Diana Williams wins Mother of the Year after husband's brutal battle with Amyloidosis, a rare cancer.
7-year-old hears out of both ears for first time after life-changing surgery
Seven-year-old Teesa was playing with her crayons, drawing and coloring, perhaps unaware that the rest of her life was about to change. In just a few minutes, she was going to be able to hear out of both ears for the very first time, ending a long, difficult journey.
Exclusive: Bronx school stabbing suspect speaks out, 'I just snapped'
The school in the Bronx where two students were stabbed, one of them fatally, in September is on the chopping block after Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina designated The Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation for closure.