Diana Davis - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

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Diana Davis

Diana Davis presents Region 8 News at Mid-Day, then co-anchors the 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts with Craig Rickert.
A Missouri native, Diana attended the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast News.  She has been covering the news of Region 8 for over two decades.

An Emmy award-winning journalist, Diana has also received numerous awards from the Arkansas Associated Press and has been recognized by the American Cancer Society, the Jonesboro Classroom Teachers Association, the Arkansas Chapter for the Mentally Ill, and the Arkansas Mental Health Organization.  Medical reporting is a central focus.  She has taken us into the operating room several times for heart surgery-- all the way to a surgical repair for reflux.  Her reports on heart disease earned a Bronze Award for "The Nation's Best Consumer Health Information Program and Materials" by the National Wellness Institute.

Committed to volunteerism, Diana works every year to coordinate KAIT's effort, along with United Way of Greater Jonesboro and CRDC, to gather school supplies for children in need, as part of "Stuff the Bus." She has served for the last five years on the Foundation of Arts Board of Directors.  She is a past board member of CASA and the March of Dimes Executive Board.  Diana is a life member of Junior Auxiliary of Jonesboro and has served on the public relations committee for the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries.  Her volunteer efforts range from church and school, all the way to serving on the National  Youth Sports Program Advisory Board at ASU, the Literacy League of Craighead County, the Society of Professional Journalists and the former Ryan White Consortium for District V.

E-mail Diana at: ddavis@kait8.com

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