DIANE MCINERNEY

CORRESPONDENT AND WEEKEND ANCHOR
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    DIANE MCINERNEY

    Diane McInerney is a New York-based correspondent for CBS Television Distribution’s INSIDE EDITION, as well as the anchor of INSIDE EDITION WEEKEND.

    McInerney brings viewers a wide range of stories for the newsmagazine, from the serious to the sublime. Highlights from her reporting include covering Hurricane Maria from Puerto Rico, the Royal Weddings of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle and Prince Williams to Kate Middleton. She was the first journalist to go inside the Turpin Family “House of Horrors,” where thirteen siblings were imprisoned and tortured by their parents, and anchored INSIDE EDITION from the Democratic National Convention in 2016. She has trained with former Navy Seals – the same elite military unit responsible for taking out Osama bin Laden. Her exclusive interviews, including the teen involved in a sexting scandal with Anthony Weiner, the disgraced NYPD “Cannibal Cop,” and Jill Cummins, the former wife of the teacher accused of kidnapping his student, have grabbed headlines in the media.   

    Before joining INSIDE EDITION in 2003, McInerney was a reporter for WNYW-TV, the flagship Fox station in New York City, covering live, breaking news stories for the station’s newscasts.

    McInerney also served as a weekend anchor and reporter for News 12 Long Island, covering breaking news stories and innovative features, including a thrilling flight with the famed Thunderbirds Air Force team. She received two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Crime Series while at News 12.

    Previously, McInerney was weekend anchor and reporter for WFXL-TV, the Fox affiliate in Albany, Ga., where she covered the devastating floods of 1998 and presented a fascinating series taking viewers along as she learned to skydive.

    McInerney is a New York native, raised in Queens and Long Island.  She received a B.S. in Communications from St. John’s University in Queens.