Diane Dimond is a professional communicator and veteran investigative journalist who has covered the crime and justice beat for radio, television and print. She has worked for, among other organizations: National Public Radio, WCBS-TV, the syndicated television show Hard Copy, CNBC, MSNBC, The Today Show and Court TV. Diane is the author of three books including, “Be Careful Who You Love: Inside the Michael Jackson Case” which chronicles her groundbreaking first reports of child molestation charges against the King of Pop and her long association with his story.
Diane has written a weekly syndicated column for Creators Syndicate since 2008 on topics that encourage readers to think outside the crime and justice box and consider unique solutions to the problems inherent in the justice system. She has won numerous awards over the years including the prestigious American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel award and, most recently, The Institute for American Studies (Stanford University) Best Investigative Journalism Award for 2016. That award was given for a five part newspaper series entitled, “Who Guards the Guardians?” which revealed the dark underbelly of the court system’s elder guardianship system.