Diana Pierce is a reporter and anchor for NBC’s KARE11, where she currently anchors the KARE11 Today Show and KARE11 News@4. Diana has been inducted into the Museum of Broadcasting’s Hall of Fame. A resident of the Twin Cities for nearly 30 years, Diana is actively involved in the Diana Pierce Family Mile and many other initiatives that benefit the community.
She has also been a health and fitness reporter for KARE-TV and for many years has lead viewers on walks to encourage their fitness. Working with the Twin Cities Marathon, she created the Diana Pierce Family Mile and thousands have joined her each year at that event. She has also donated her time to many charities, helping to raise funds for Children’s Heartlink, The Animal Humane Society, WAMSO-Women’s Auxiliary for the Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, and The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, to name a few.
She holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and joined KARE-TV in 1983. She has covered major news events for KARE-TV, traveling to Japan, Africa, and around the United States. She has also received a National Merit of Achievement Award from the National Muscular Dystrophy Association for the Joe Dilts Story, which followed a man living with A-L-S.
When it comes to music, Diana started when she was in high school, moving to Hollywood to sing and record with a Christian Contemporary group named ” The New Neighborhood“. Since then, Diana has sung throughout the years at different charity events that finally culminated in three Cds, Good News, Be A Light and Joyful. Diana has also sung the national anthem at the Vikings, the Timberwolves and this past summer for the Twins.