Dianne Derby Bio, Age, Wedding, Pregnant, Height, Salary, Net Worth, Kktv and Leaves WSPA

By | July 15, 2021

Dianne Derby Biography

Dianne Derby an American Emmy Award-winning journalist and has received awards from the Colorado Broadcasters Association as well as the Associated Press. She has been The Gazette voter’s choice for Best TV Anchor for two years. She used to serve as an evening anchor for CBS affiliate KKTV before resigning. She is an

Dianne Derby Age

Derby was born in Wexford, Pittsburgh, and grew up in West View, PA.
Her age and date of birth is not currently available. We shall update this section as soon as this information is available.

Dianne Derby Kktv

Derby work as an evening anchor for CBS affiliate KKTV before resigning. She was the evening co-anchor alongside Don Ward for KKTV 11 News. Dianne joined the team in 2012.

During her time in Colorado, she has covered some of the most important stories in the state such as the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, the Planned Parenthood shooting, and also the deadly shooting of El Paso County Deputy Micah Flick. Derby used to co-anchor the 4, 5:30, and 10 pm newscasts along with Don Ward and Adam Atchison.

Dianne Derby Colorado Springs

Derby joined KKTV from WSPA, the CBS-affiliate in Greenville, SC, where she had been a weekend anchor for 5 years. Also, she was the station’s “Problem Solver” reporter. Derby had been anchoring the station’s 5:30, 6:30, and 10 p.m. newscasts with late Don Ward, meteorologist Brian Bledsoe, and sports anchor Jesse Kurtz since

Derby joined KKTV from WSPA, the CBS-affiliate in Greenville, SC, where she had been a weekend anchor five years. Dianne was also the station’s “Problem Solver” reporter. Derby had been anchoring the station’s 5:30, 6:30, and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Don Ward, meteorologist Brian Bledsoe, and sports anchor Jesse Kurtz since 19 April 2012.

Dianne Derby Leaves WSPA

Derby, a longtime KKTV evening anchor posted on her Facebook page that she has resigned. She wrote, “Goodbyes are so difficult.” “This is one of the hardest this year. I have resigned from my position at KKTV. I want to thank the viewers who have faithfully stood by me for nearly nine years.

You welcomed me and Don into your homes and I am deeply grateful for your support. Please be loyal to KKTV and the wonderful team there. They have worked so hard to manage many difficult transitions over the last few months. Adam is a class act and I have supported him in moving into his new role from the beginning. He is a true professional and talented journalist. Please warmly welcome him.”

“There are certain stories I can never forget: the deadly Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires, the horrific mass shooting at Planned Parenthood, interviewing President Obama, the Fort Carson soldier and his wife killed by a murderer, my ride in a USAF Thunderbird, the shooting death of Deputy Micah Flick, the shooting of Officer Cem Duzel, the police funerals, the Gold Star families who let me into their grief, the military heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice and their families who live with the permanent emotional scars of their bravery, interviewing Senior Master Sgt.

Israel Del Toro about the battle scars over most of his body and his unwavering determination, the countless patients who got a deadly melanoma diagnosis because I shared mine, the mothers of murdered or missing children who sat with me and revealed the depths of their unimaginable pain, the protests, the elections, and the tragic death of my co-anchor Don Ward. I will miss you all very much.”

Derby has been among the Pikes Peak region’s most accomplished and well-liked TV personalities during her time in Colorado Springs. She has won several Colorado Broadcasters Association awards and was also The Gazette voter’s choice for Best TV Anchor twice.

Dianne Derby and Don Ward

Derby’s evening co-anchor The late Don Ward, who died unexpectedly in August 2020 was her good friend. “I am shocked and cannot believe he is not going to be by my side anymore,” she said on a news broadcast shortly after Ward’s passing.

“He is the person I spent more time with than anyone and I have affectionately called him My Donner and Work Husband for years. He is by far one of the most talented journalists I have ever known and he has taught our newsroom so much.”

Dianne Derby Salary

Derby earns an average annual salary of between $27k to $72k

Dianne Derby Net Worth

Derby has an estimated net worth of $1 million

Dianne Derby Height and Weight

Derby’s stands tall at an average height and has an average body weight.

Dianne Derby Family

Derby information about her parent’s are not currently available. We shall update this section as soon as this information is available

Dianne Derby Education

She earned two Master’s degrees from her home state; one from The Florida State University in Higher Education and one from the University of Miami in Communications from her origin, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She as well received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

Dianne Derby Husband

Derby is a married and the couple has one child, a daughter known as a Claire. More information about her love are not currently available. We shall update this section as soon as this information is available.

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