Waldy Diez

Multimedia journalist and producer

Photo by Erin Grugan, The Press of Atlantic City staff photographer

Waldy Diez is a Spanish-speaking multimedia journalist and award-winning 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 video content coordinator for USA Today. She was previously a reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.

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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