Diana Davis presents Region 8 News at Mid-Day, then anchors the 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts with Craig Rickert. A native of Raytown, Missouri, Diana attended the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. She graduated from K.U. with a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism. Those early years found her gaining broadcast experience as an intern at KCMO Radio 81, Lawrence Sunflower Cable and eventually work as a general assignments reporter/anchor for WIBW-TV in Topeka, Kansas. Diana joined the staff of KAIT as co-anchor of the 6 & 10 p.m. newscasts in 1989.
An Emmy award-winning journalist, Diana has received recognition from the Arkansas Associated Press, the Jonesboro Classroom Teachers Association, the American Cancer Society, the Arkansas Chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill and was recently named as one of AY Magazine’s Most Powerful Women of Arkansas of 2014. Diana is the mother of two children. Destiny is a 19-year-old sophomore communications major at Arkansas State University. Nine-year-old Will is a fourth grader at Jonesboro’s Visual & Performing Arts Magnet School.