By day, Diana is the Academic Technology Coordinator at Moorestown Friends School in Moorestown, New Jersey.
And by night, Diana blogs for her site BeTwinned.
Previous to her new position at Moorestown Friends, Diana was the Internet & Communication Technologies Coordinator at Westridge School for Girls in Pasadena, CA. At Westridge, she taught Web research skills to grades 4-12 and advised Spyglass, the school newspaper.
Diana has taught for nearly 19 years in a variety of educational settings and grade levels as a technology coordinator, reading specialist, writing coach, literacy teacher, English teacher and history teacher. Diana holds a B.A. in English, an M.S. in Secondary Education, both from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, and an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern California.
Diana’s writing career started in 2004, when she left a perfectly good job in order to attend USC’s Annenberg School for Communication, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and a Carnegie-Knight fellow.
With support and encouragement from her husband and children, Diana achieved her childhood dream and completed her master's in journalism in May 2006, when she also won the Outstanding Graduate Student in Online Journalism Award.
While at USC, Diana was managing editor of the Online Journalism Review’s readers’ blog. She was also a features intern at the Daily Breeze in Torrance, CA and a fellow in a Carnegie-Knight reporting initiative called News 21.
In July 2009, Diana left California and returned to her East Coast roots in Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband, a writer, graphic artist and editorial cartoonist, and their 6-year-old twin daughters.
Diana can be reached at Diana [at] DayReporter.com.
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