Diana Perez

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Diana Perez-Rodgers
BornDiana Perez
(1981-01-13) January 13, 1981 (age 32)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alma materHofstra University (B.S., Broadcast Journalism, 2003)
OccupationTelevision anchor
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Ducis Rodgers (2007-)
 
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Diana Perez-Rodgers
BornDiana Perez
(1981-01-13) January 13, 1981 (age 32)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alma materHofstra University (B.S., Broadcast Journalism, 2003)
OccupationTelevision anchor
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Ducis Rodgers (2007-)

Diana Perez-Rodgers (born January 13, 1981) is an American television reporter and anchor, currently employed by ABC News as anchor of World News Now and America This Morning.[1][2]

Education and Career[edit source | edit]

Perez graduated from Hofstra University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.[3] She interned at LI News Tonight at NYIT in 2005.[4][3] Perez was also a desk assistant and assignment editor for WCBS-2 before appearing on camera.[3] From January 2006 to June 2008, Perez was a morning anchor and reporter at News 12 The Bronx.[3] In June 2008, she joined NBC Connecticut as a fill-in anchor and New Haven Bureau reporter.[3] She held that position until March 4, 2011 when she moved to WBZ in Boston as anchor and reporter.[5][6] Perez left WBZ in March 2012.[7]

In May 2012, Perez joined ABC News as a correspondent for NewsOne.[6] She was also an occasionally fill-in co-host for ABC's World News Now and America This Morning beginning May 14, 2012.[8] Perez became permanent co-host of World News Now and America This Morning, alongside Rob Nelson, on February 4, 2013, replacing Paula Faris.

Personal life[edit source | edit]

Perez was born in Philadelphia and grew up in Queens, New York.[9] She married Ducis Rodgers on July 28, 2007.[1] Their son, Devin Beau, was born on September 24, 2012, weighing 7lbs., 13oz.[10]

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