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Jon Diaz

Jon Diaz joined the News 8 team over the summer of 2022 as an anchor for our 5, 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts.
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MOLINE, Ill. — Jon is a California native who studied broadcast journalism and international relations at the University of Southern California. 

His first job in broadcasting was as a general assignment reporter in central California where he often reported on the state's agriculture industry.  

After having left journalism for over a decade, he moved to the Midwest and returned to the business as a reporter and anchor at the ABC affiliate in Des Moines. 

Today, Jon's primary responsibility at News 8 is to anchor the 5, 6 and 10 o'clock newscasts. Do you have a story idea you want to share with Jon? Text him at (309) 269-4153.

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