For 25 years, you've counted on Diane Larson to bring you the news that affects your life, your health, your wealth, your kids and your community.
Diane co-anchors 13 abc Action News at Five, Six and Eleven along with Lee Conklin.
Diane is a journalist who's won several awards for her reporting and a number of honors for her contributions to the community and to broadcasting. In 2005, she was awarded the Golden Touchstone Award by the Toledo Press Club. In 2007, Diane was inducted in the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In 2008, she was selected the 2008 YWCA Milestones Business Honoree. And in 2009 she won an Emmy for her behind the scenes television special on the traveling Broadway musical "The Lion King."
What you see on TV is only a part of what Diane does for the community. For over 25 years, Diane has helped raise millions of dollars to fight neuromuscular diseases through the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon. She has been a Read for Literacy volunteer and helped one man learn to read after 30 years of struggling with illiteracy. For nearly 20 years, she's helped raise over two million dollars for Adopt America, an organization that helps hard-to-adopt kids find homes. And she's served as honorary chair of Toledo's Share our Strength fundraiser to help hunger relief agencies, the March of Dimes WalkAmerica, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's Walk to Cure Diabetes, among others.
Contact her at: Diane.Larson@13abc.com