Waldy Diez

Multimedia journalist and producer

Waldy Diez is a Spanish-speaking multimedia journalist and producer, Twitter junkie, overall social media enthusiast and amateur photographer. She is proficient in news writing, radio and television broadcast reporting and social media. Diez is a reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.

She spent a summer as a multimedia and video intern at USA Today. She created content for the web using photos, videos, and audio. She was also a regular contributor to USA Today College.

Photo by Jack Gruber, USA TODAY staff
Photo by Jack Gruber, USA TODAY staff

Diez received her Master’s degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where she was also a reporter for NCC News.

Diez received her online journalism degree at Rowan University, where she spent four years in various positions at the university’s radio station, Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS-fm. She is also a former columnist for the school’s newspaper, The Whit where she wrote weekly about being a commuter student, along with tips to help other commuters.


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