Diane King Hall joined NY1 in February of 2010 as the news channel's business anchor/reporter.
Prior to her arrival, she worked as a freelance reporter for CNN and as a contributing business anchor/reporter for Reuters Television. She also contributed reports to businessweek.com and ABC affiliates.
She has covered major business stories including the the 2009 bankruptcy of General Motors and the shotgun wedding of Merrill Lynch and Bank of America. She has also interviewed notable business figures including Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock; Bob Doll, Chief Investment Officer for Global Equities, BlackRock; Nobel Laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Paul Krugman; and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Chairwoman of the Joint Economic Committee.
In 2006 and 2005, as a segment producer, she produced segments for BBC’s World Business Report in New York and briefly in London.
Earlier in her career she reported and produced segments on career and employment-related subjects for employ.com and PBS affiliates. She also received a bronze Telly Award for a report on L'Oreal Brandstorm, an international marketing competition for students.
She received a Bachelor's of International Affairs from the University of Cincinnati. She also holds a certificate from the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists.