Diana Pierce has been a reporter and anchor for KARE 11 News since 1983. Currently, she anchors the KARE 11 at 11 and KARE 11 News @ 4:00 p.m., which you can see weekdays on television and online.

Among her career highlights at KARE 11, she covered the 1984 GOP National Convention in Dallas, Texas. In 1985, Diana traveled to Japan where she reported on the 40th anniversary of the end of World War II. In 1989, Diana received a National Merit Achievement Award from the National Muscular Dystrophy Association for "ALS: the Joe Dilts story." Recently, Diana was inducted into the Museum of Broadcasting's Hall of Fame. Diana is a graduate of Boston University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.

When I was young, I wanted to be: A teacher

Favorite food: Anything chocolate.

Describe your perfect day: Any day that I'm doing something with my family.

What do you order at a coffee shop? Skinny latte

Favorite movie: Anything that's action/adventure-themed.

Your inspiration: I'm inspired by those who overcome great odds to achieve their dreams.

Favorite subject in school: History

Favorite book: "Queen of the Sky: The Amy Johnson Story"

Why do you like your job? It's exciting to interview people who are making a difference in our community and to share their stories.

E-mail: dpierce@kare11.com

Diana on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Diana-Pierce/205269996155376