Diane Pathieu

By Lisa Heinze

Diane Pathieu

Diane Pathieu joined TODAY'S TMJ4 in August of 2005.  She reports in the field for "Live at Daybreak”, and anchors "Live at Noon."
Diane came to Milwaukee from KCRG, the ABC affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she was also the morning reporter and midday anchor there.
Before Cedar Rapids, Diane worked at KFXB, the Fox-affiliate in Dubuque, Iowa.  In Iowa, Diane was a part of the Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization, and participated in many reading programs to help younger children understand the importance of literacy.  She has also been honored to be able to speak at many schools over the years.
Diane graduated from Columbia College in Chicago and worked as an assignment editor and production assistant at Shadow/Metro Broadcast Services and WMAQ-TV NBC 5

in Chicago while going to school (it was a very busy time!).  Diane has also dabbled a little in radio!  Diane is a first generation American.  Her family comes from Lebanon and Syria, respectively.  Diane is fluent in her family’s native language, Assyrian, it was even her first!  Diane was born and raised in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood, and still has

many family members there.
While she doesn't have a lot of time for hobbies (she has to be up at 2:30am), she loves to play tennis, cook, and eat of course!

If you’d like to write to Diane, email her at

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