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Diana Perez joins ABC News as a New York-based NewsOne correspondent. She previously was a reporter and anchor at WBZ in Boston.
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McNamara began her broadcasting career with CBS-affiliate KLBK in Lubbock, TX. After a stint with KXAN in Austin, she joined WFTS in April 2009.
McNamara is the daughter of longtime CBS News correspondent Bob McNamara and her family has strong ties to the Twin Cities. Her parents met in Minnesota and her dad worked at local CBS-affiliate WCCO before joining CBS News.
“Although I’ve never lived there, my family has strong ties to the area,” McNamara said, mentioning that her sister currently lives in Minnesota. “I’m very excited.” Read more
“Some of you already know, but I just landed a job in Minneapolis/St. Paul,” she wrote on Facebook. “I will be working M-F, anchoring an early evening newscast, and reporting during the day.”
McNamara, who joined WFTS in 2009, is a weekend morning anchor and weekday reporter for the station. Her last day on the air will be March 31. [h/t NewsBlues]