Sara Diamond(Journalist) Biography
Sara Diamond(Journalist) began her career at KGAN in her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She then moved on to KACB (now KSAN) in San Angelo, Texas, KOTV in Tulsa, then back in San Angelo at KLST. Her’s broadcasting career has taken her on many different adventures. She has donned fire fighting gear and struggled through obstacles of the ‘Firemen’s Challenge’ and twisted her insides in an L-29 Delphin military jet.
In 2010, she was nominated for Emmy® award for Interactivity. Sara sat in on a Carotid Stent Procedure and sent tweets to viewers, educating them about the procedure, and passing along comments from both the doctor and the patient.
The highlight of the Tweet cast was talking to the patient’s son who lived in Michigan and passing messages between father and son.
She is very active in the Tri-Cities community. She is a founding board member of the Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and also sits on the board for the Heisse Johnson Hand Up and SteppenStone Youth Treatment Services organizations. Sara is also involved with the March of Dimes, Children’s Miracle Network, CASA, and many more organizations. She graduated with a Communications degree from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.
Sara Diamond(Journalist) Age
The journalist age as of 2019, as well as details about her birth, is still under review. It will be updated very soon. However she is a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Luther College in Iowa. She did an internship at her hometown station, where she said she was bitten by the “TV bug.”
We are going to update the information soon, we are sorry for the inconvenience. Sara first anchor job was in San Angelo, Texas, then she moved to a station in Tulsa, Okla., before moving back to San Angelo to take a job at a different station.
Sara Diamond(Journalist) Husband
She is married to Her husband Marty(a retired professional hockey player). The couple has a son and daughter and a lovable Great Dane, Thunder.
Sara Diamond(Journalist) Net Worth
The “Emmy® award for Interactivity” candidate in 2010. She sat in on a Carotid Stent Procedure and sent tweets to viewers, educating them about the procedure, and passing along comments from both the doctor and the patient. her total estimated net worth as of 2019 is still under review. It will be updated soon.
Sara Diamond(Journalist) going to mornings, noon Josh Smith to anchor nightly news,
Starting Monday, WJHL Channel 11’s news anchors will switch newscasts, with Josh Smith anchoring the nightly news and Sara Diamond going to mornings and noon.
Smith will anchor the(5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m). 11 Connects newscasts, while Diamond will begin the day’s news from 5-7 a.m. and be back for the midday news. The change will be announced by WJHL today.
“The move gives our viewers more reason to watch 11 Connects news,” John Soares, WJHL’s news director and director of content for the Tri-Cities/SWVA market, said Thursday. “Our devoted morning viewers won’t want to miss Josh anchor our incomparable evening news coverage and our evening viewers will certainly be eager to wake up in the morning to start their day with Sara. The entire 11 Connects team is excited to have two great TV anchors working at our station with the experience our viewers can trust.”
Soares added that Diamond will continue doing medical reports and other news that will be seen at night, while Smith’s work will also be seen by morning viewers.
Smith, a Bristol native who has anchored the morning news at WJHL for 12 years, said that his love of politics and reporting makes the night-time broadcasts a natural fit.
“I’m thrilled about a new chance to be involved in newsgathering. I love covering politics and I’m excited about the chance to do more of that as we head into the elections. Sara has such an incredible personality that morning television allows for, and I think viewers already love her but they’re really going to love her in the mornings,” he added.
Diamond, who has been at WJHL for nearly a decade, said she has worked every shift at the TV station except mornings and she’s looking forward to the change and challenge.
“The morning shows are always a time when you can show more of your personality, and I’m looking forward to doing that on a permanent basis,” she said.
Previously nominated for an Emmy Award, Diamond was also recently named one of the most influential medical reporters on Twitter.
Sara Diamond(Journalist) Facebook
For her Facebook page click this link: https://www.facebook.com/iamsaradiamond/