Diane Walker

Diane Walker

Anchor/investigative reporter

Diane Walker anchors NBC 12 News at 5:30 and Fox News at 10. Diane is the face of NBC12's flagship franchise "12 On Your Side" investigating consumer complaints and giving voice to the voiceless.

Diane has built a reputation over three decades of fighting for the little guy. Diane is a friend to public schools giving her time when called upon to let students know they matter. Diane personally mentors high school and college students aspiring to become journalists.

Diane lives life according to one of poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou's affirmations - "You shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back."


  • Virginia Communications Hall of Fame
  • Virginia Communications Hall of Fame
  • Outstanding Effort by an Individual Reporter - AP
  • Distinguished Consumer Service award - Virginia Citizens Consumer Council


  • University of Virginia - Mass Communications

Recent Articles by Diane

  Richmond restaurant owner get paycheck protection loan after issues with application

  VCU Health presents investigative reporter Diane Walker with its inaugural ‘Community Champion Award’

  ‘Just pray to God I get it fixed’: Sewage backups plague 88-year-old Petersburg woman

  Nameless stranger helps struggling family with rent

  Legally blind man kicked out of nursing home gets help from community

  Richmond woman gets refund after paying incorrect wastewater bill for 44 years

  Former nursing home resident with ALS says patients are mocked, treated rudely

  Disabled man says Richmond nursing home threw him out

  Woman says Richmond nursing home ignored mother’s plea for help

  Woman finally receives insurance reimbursement several months later

  Insurance company finally looks into woman’s car damage claim after 7 months

  Woman wrongly charged for wastewater for 44 years wants $26K refund

  ‘People are dying’: Concern over COVID-19 sparks push for early prison release

  Hospital loses coronavirus patient’s valuables, clothes

  Don’t assume COVID-19 testing is free, BetterMed explains why it’s charging

  Stolen funds returned to disabled Navy veteran

  Driveway pavers who attempted to bully Henrico residents deny any wrongdoing

  Police search for driveway pavers who attempted to scam Henrico residents

  Richmond homeless shelter spreading holiday hope with toy drive, and there’s still time to give!

  Henrico woman, moving company hit impasse in settlement over damaged furniture

  Toys, household items being collected for Home Again Shelter families

  Ways to protect yourself from a bad moving experience

  Moving company reconsiders woman’s claim after damaged furniture

  Shelter collecting toys, household items for homeless families this Christmas

  Disabled Montpelier woman gifted new handicap ramp

  Good Samaritans repair damaged kitchen for grieving Mechanicsville woman

  Things to do when buying a used car

  Records show sheriff’s office hasn’t turned in unclaimed money in past 5 years to state

  If you find a large amount of money on the street - do you get to keep it?

  Terminally ill tenant’s wish for apartment repairs comes true