For the longest time, Dian McInerny was the source of Inside news on hot topics happening around the world. She worked on the show before its cancellation in 2017. The series not only changed her career as a TV anchor but also became her ticket to fame. Diane has enjoyed a long career as a TV host and the 52-year-old shows no sign of stopping. She is now the weekend host of the CBS program entitled, Inside Edition. In this article, we take a closer look at the biography of Diane McInerney.
Date of birth
September 2, 1971
Place of birth
New York City, USA
Bachelor of Science in Communications from St. John’s University
Journalist and former anchor, reporter
Reporter for WFXL-TV, the Fox affiliate in Albany, Georgia; Weekend anchor and reporter for News 12 Long Island; Reporter for WNYW-TV, the flagship Fox station in New York City; Correspondent and weekend anchor for Inside Edition; the #1 rated syndicated news magazine show in the country
Notable stories covered
The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011, An exclusive interview with James Hewitt, the former lover of Princess Diana, A training session with the Navy Seals, the elite military unit that took out Osama bin Laden, A flight with the Thunderbirds Air Force team
Awards and nominations
Two Emmy nominations for Outstanding Crime Series while at News 12 Long Island
Estimated to be over $2 million as of 2024
Divorced from Edward Palermo
Engaged to Don Felder, a former guitarist of the Eagles, in January 2020
Broke off the engagement with Don Felder in August 2020 due to long-distance issues amid the pandemic
Diane McInerneywas born on the 2nd of September 1971 in New York City. Born and raised in New York, Diane attended the St. John’s University after matriculating from high school. Diane graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications and began officially working as a TV host.
Diane’s first experience in the real world was with WNYW-TV in 2003. She worked as a reporter with the network which was primarily associated with the Fox Network. After a couple of years at the station, Diane switched positions and began working with News 12. She moved to Long Island at the same time and worked as a weekend anchor and reporter.
Danielle first tasted fame when she first appeared in the TV series, The Insider. The series aired in CBS but was eventually canceled due to poor ratings.
The series ended in 2017 as it was unable to compete with similar TV series of its kind. However, this was not the end of Diane’s career as she started focusing on the new program, Inside Edition. The series aired on CBS channel and focused on hot-topics from the entertainment industry. Diane works as a part of the series as a weekend host and also takes over during the weekdays at times.
Diane McInerney’s net worth is estimated to be over $2 million as of 2024. Her main source of income is her journalism career, which has earned her high-valued contracts and a loyal fan base.
Personal Life and Net Worth
Diane Mclnerney was married to Edward Palermo. Even though there is virtually no information about Edward, the pair were often seen traveling together and loved spending time in each other’s company. In their years as a married couple, the pair apparently decided not to have any children. The date of their wedding and divorce are not publicly known.
After two years of dating, She got engaged to Don Felder, a former guitarist of the Eagles, in January 2020. He proposed to her on a Malibu beach with a custom-made, five-carat diamond ring. They celebrated their engagement at a resort in Mexico. However, After less than a year, She broke off the engagement with Don Felder in August 2020 due to long-distance issues amid the pandemic. They are still in touch and remain friends. She has not been linked to anyone else since her split from Don Felder.