Ileana Diaz joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in July, 2013.
Diaz came to Philadelphia from WNYW-TV/WWOR-TV in the New York market where she has been a reporter since 2012. While in New York, Diaz covered numerous national news stories including the Etan Patz missing child case. Previously, Diaz was a news reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona where she broadcast live from the crime scene following the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and reported extensively on the state’s controversial immigration law. Diaz also served as the weekend weather anchor. She began her career as a reporter in 2008 at KNDO-TV in Yakima, Washington.
A native of Los Angeles, Diaz is a 2008 graduate of Southern Methodist University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has also done coursework in Meteorology at Mississippi State University. A member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Diaz is fluent in Spanish.
She is married to Joel Waldman, an investigative reporter for the WNYW in New York.
A 58-year-old man was killed Friday night at the intersection of Clifton Avenue and Spruce Street.
Fines for running a red light are now in effect at the intersection of Stenton and Ogontz Avenues in West Oak Lane.
She’ll soon be the newest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy, and her name, the USS Somerset, is a powerful dedication to those who died September 11th on United Flight 93.
And while it’s all smiles as these soldiers reunite with family, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel released plans to cut $75 billion to the military over the next two years.
Superintendent Dr. Hite is calling for $320 million dollars in funding for Philadelphia schools next year and the Mayor made his stance clear on the matter.
President’s Day usually means school is out, but today students are up early and in class, whether they like it or not.
CBS 3’s Ileana Diaz spoke with the tipster who helped police locate the children.
CBS 3’s Ileana Diaz has the exclusive story from Wayne, Delaware County.
The Red Cross has been busy this winter. The organization is helping dozens of families get back on their feet and their resources are starting to stretch thin.
President Obama’s new myRA pilot program aims to get more people to save at an earlier stage in life. Financial advisor Joel Naroff says it’s a good starting point.
In a city where worn down buildings, empty businesses and crime no longer phase residents, there is change on the horizon and some credit Mayor Dana Redd.
A bail hearing has been set Monday for Monsignor William Lynn after his child-endangerment conviction was overturned.
Potential victims of the major breach involving the retailer say they are having trouble contacting the company.
The search is on for two suspects who held up a Northeast Philadelphia store and tied up the 62-year-old cashier.
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.