Diane Bernard



Diane Bernard is a digital and radio journalist based in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area with more than 10 years of journalism experience. Her print and online credits include work for The Washington Post, where she is a regular contributor to the Retropolis history section, and the Wilmington StarNews. Her radio credits include work for the Tavis Smiley radio show, and she spent a summer reporting at a Douala, Cameroon, radio station. Diane likes producing stories that focus on underserved communities and historical issues. Before entering journalism, she worked as a researcher for documentary films in Boston and New York.

Languages Spoken: English

Topic Expertise: History, politics, culture, environment, government, health

Local Expertise: Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Wilmington, North Carolina, Boston, New York

Recent Work:
MD, U.S. Vaccine Initiatives to Help Youths, Communities of Color
Pell Grant Overhaul Would Expand to DACA Students, Certificate Programs
Group Offers Problem Gambling Tips With Passage of MD Sports Betting
Federal Jobs Funding Could Propel WV Shift Away from Coal
National Group Calls for High-Tech Gun Safety Products
Group Pushes for "Smart" Gun-Safety Technology in MD
WV Groups Applaud Landmark Wildlife Recovery Act
Chauvin Verdict Raises Questions in Other MD Police Violence Cases
Tips to Help Virginians Get Back to Doctors During the Pandemic
WV Bill, American Rescue Plan Bolster Medicaid for Mountaineers