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Diana Rocco is a general assignment reporter at PIX11 News. While Diana has worked in several of the country’s top markets, she has always called the tri-state area home. Born in New Jersey but raised in Connecticut, she started her career at News12 The Bronx.

Diana comes to PIX11 after working mornings for WABC. Before that she was a fill-in anchor and reporter at KYW in Philadelphia.

While in Philly she extensively covered the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy that devastated the Jersey Shore.

Previously, Rocco has covered politics at CNN Newsource on the Hill during the debt ceiling crisis. She has also worked at WNYW, WCBS, WHDH and WFXT in Boston and WFSB in Hartford.

Diana has been gluten-free for more than a decade and believes food is the best medicine. She is an IIN certified health coach. Raised in an Italian home, she loves to cook. She now lives in Connecticut with her husband.

Recent Articles
  • NJ Gov. Murphy announces aggressive plan for upcoming storms after Thursday chaos

    NEW JERSEY — Salt spreaders and briners hit the roads Sunday afternoon preparing for two clipper storms that could hit parts if New Jersey Monday morning and again Monday night. “As these clippers come through, they bring cold air we need to be certain the roads will be passable,” said New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez. Preparations are in place so the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike don’t see a repeat of Thursday, when commuters were […]

  • Snowstorm leads to nasty traffic, transit commute

    NEW YORK — As the snow moved through the tri-state area Thursday, many commuters were left frustrated with traffic gridlock and train delays, lingering into Friday. As Friday deals with the residual effects of the storm, several transit services are suspended or delayed and roads continue to deal with traffic. Those traveling should allow extra time to travel. The Major Deegan Expressway is experiencing heavy traffic due to abandoned and disabled vehicles on the expressway and congestion. On Route 280, […]

  • Half-fare Metrocards will soon be offered to low-income riders, but exclude single rides

    Half-fare Metrocards will be offered to low-income riders starting in January, but research by an anti-poverty group shows as many as one-in-five qualified riders may opt out of the program because single fares are not included. About 800,000 New Yorkers are eligible for the Fair Fares program, which will offer half-off discounts for seven-day and monthly cards purchased by low-income riders. However, Jeff Maclin, a spokesman for the anti-poverty group the Community Service Society of New York, tells the Daily […]

  • 2018 NYC Marathon street closures

    NEW YORK — Excitement and preparations continue for the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday. The NYPD and security are prepared to watch over 50,000 runners as well as millions of spectators within a 26.2-mile stretch across the five boroughs. Click here to support the PIX11 team at the marathon. Security will be at its highest this weekend, following multiple pipe bomb packages being sent across the nation, including Manhattan. Thousands of officers, both uniformed and plain clothed will be […]

  • Suffolk County launches new 911-texting system

    LONG ISLAND — Officials are expected to announce the launch of a new text-to-911 system in Suffolk County. The new “Text-to-911” system will give residents the ability to send a text message to 911 from their smartphones during emergency situations where it is unsafe or they cannot place a voice call. The program will ensure those with hearing and speech impairments will be able to communication during emergency situations, including mass shootings or a catastrophe when a phone call could place […]

  • Woman critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Newark

    NEWARK, N.J. — A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New Jersey early Wednesday. The woman was crossing the street along Elizabeth Avenue and East Alpine Street in Newark at about 12:45 a.m. when a vehicle struck her, said authorities. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police are looking for the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. The investigation remains ongoing.

  • Health Department investigates bacterial infection at NJ hospital after baby dies

    NEWARK, N.J. — The Department of Health is investigating four cases of a bacterial infection at a New Jersey hospital after a baby under the facility’s care died. The premature baby was in the neonatal intensive care unit at the University Hospital in Newark and was infected with the bacteria, Acinetobacter baumannii, health officials said. The baby was transferred to another facility and died toward the end of September, prior to the notification of problems in the NICU unit, according to […]

  • All suspects to appear in court in slaying of Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz

    NEW YORK — All 14 suspects in the slaying of Lesandro ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz are expected to appear in court together Thursday morning. The prosecution will ask the suspects for a DNA sample in to compare it with DNA found in some of the getaway vehicles. Guzman-Feliz, 15, was killed at a Bronx bodega by alleged members of the Trinitarios gang on June 20. He was dragged from the bodega and attacked at 183rd Street and Bathgate Avenue by a group of men who […]

  • Man arrested in fatal shooting at Bronx McDonald’s drive-thru to appear in court

    NEW YORK — The man accused of killing a 71-year-old man at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx is expected to face a judge Friday. Bushawn Shelton was arrested Thursday on conspiracy to commit murder for hire and possession of a weapon charges in the Oct. 4 slaying of Sylvester Zottola, of the Bronx. Zottola was found unconscious and unresponsive inside his car, slumped over the steering wheel. He’d been shot in the head and body, said police. Zottola was […]

  • Church vandalized in Manhattan; cops investigating as a hate crime

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Police are investigating vandalism at a Manhattan church as a hate crime. On Sept. 23, police received reports about profanity and lewd images written on four church doors at the St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church at Wadsworth Avenue in Washington Heights. Surveillance photos show a man writing on the door the night of the incident. The individual is described to be a male, about 5-feet-8-inches, and 30 years old with a full beard and black hair. […]