Diana Gonzalez is an investigative reporter for NBC 6 South Florida, bringing South Florida the latest news in medicine and health care. A veteran WTVJ reporter, she started her career here in 1978 as a news reporter and then worked as a producer for "Montage," a weekly magazine show.
From 1983 to 1993, Gonzalez was a medical reporter and midday anchor for ABC-WPLG. She then worked as a National Correspondent with CBS News based in Miami. After three years of working in network news, Gonzalez returned to WTVJ in 1996 to "report local news for a station that focused on quality."
Throughout her extensive broadcast news career, Gonzalez has received numerous regional and national awards including: 2000 Food Science Journalism Award by the Institute of Food Technologists for "Cancer Fighting Foods," three Florida Emmys, two regional Emmys, a National Emmy Award nomination in 1996 for coverage of Hurricane Opal, an "Award for Excellence in Medical Journalism" from the Florida Medical Association, "Woman of Distinction" from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and a "Silver Circle" from NATAS.
Gonzalez is a proud Gator, having received her Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Florida.
In addition to her education and years of work experience, being a cancer survivor enhances her ability to cover health news. Gonzalez says her biggest accomplishment is raising two wonderful daughters, Gillian and Jackie.