Diana Swain

Diana Swain is a famous television journalist working at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She has been the presenter of many programs of CBC News Network including CBC News at Six, CBC Toronto’s local night newscast and many more. She also served as the correspondent for the program The National, which covers the present and happening affairs and concerns. Currently, she is the Senior Investigative Correspondent and host of The Investigators with Diana Swain. Diana has developed a reputation for compelling interviews and uncovering stories that Canadians care about.

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Personal Life

Diana was born on September 24, 1965, and raised in Thompson, Manitoba, Canada. She is the daughter of Brian Swain who was a co-anchor with her in a newscast. Diana is of white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. Diana’s mom and dad were separated as their married life was not successful. Her parents got a divorce while she was little and Diana moved, along with her mom and her little sister, to Chilliwack, British Columbia. Diana completed high school in 1983 at the age of eighteen. In 1984, Diana represented Chilliwack in the Miss Canada Pageant. Diana graduated from the British Columbia Institute of Technology with a Diploma of Technology in Media and Broadcast Communication

 While living in Chilliwack, Diana worked on a weekly magazine for ten months.  She also served as a reporter at the CHWK radio station prior to moving on to a radio channel at Kamloops in British Columbia. In 1986, Diana made her debut as a newsreader appearing for CKPG TV, a television station operating out of Prince George, British Columbia.

Diana married Ron Kupers around thirty years ago. They are still together and happily married. Ron is a freelance producer and writer from Western Canada. They lived together for some years in Winnipeg and later moved near to Toronto. They have a son and a daughter. Their son Mason, who is the eldest, was born in 1995 and their youngest child, a daughter, Lara, was born in 1998.

In the year 2006, she was nominated for the Distinguished Alumni Award for her wonderful contributions to the trade industry. She is a wonderful writer, anchor and a reporter who has been in the media successfully for these many years.  


Diana Swain’s career has spanned nearly three decades of reporting from Canada and around the world and during this period, she has reported many important events including the flood in Manitoba in the year 1997, the Summer Olympics in Beijing and the devastating 9-11 attacks. She has also done some compelling interviews.

Diana made her venturous entry to Winnipeg television when she worked as the co-host in the evening newscast on CKND station during the year 1988. The most exciting thing was that she shared the screen as a co-anchor with her father, Brian Swain. During the year 1990, Diana teamed-up with the CBC’s Manitoba Station, Winnipeg CBWT. She worked as a reporter there and appeared on the local news show “24 Hours”. Diana received national recognition for her wonderful presentations about the Manitoba Flood during the year 1997. She covered all-inclusive news coverage from Manitoba and Saskatchewan prior to serving as an anchor for 24 Hours. 

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 24-09-1965
Birth Place: Thompson, Canada
Alma Mater: British Columbia Institute of Technology
T.V. Show(s): The National, Canada Now
Profession: Television Journalist
Employer: CBC News Network
Marital Status: Married
Husband: Ron Kupers
Children: Mason, Lara
Birth Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Canadian
Birth Date: 24 Sep, 1965
Age: 54 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Beauty pageant contestant
Citizenship: Canada
Birth Place: Thompson
Education: British Columbia Institute of Technology
Gender: Female
Description: Canadian news anchor
Twitter Id: Swaindiana
Net Worth 2021: 1 million
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Last Modified: Aug 9 2020
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