Diane is a member in good standing of the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, Director's Guild of America, Screen Actor's Guild, and Friar's Club of New York.
When Rikki Klieman left Court TV in 2003, Diane Dimond filled in for many days on her trial coverage program "Both Sides." Dimond got to cover the Michael Peterson trial during this time.
Diane's 2005 book about her 12 years covering the Michael Jackson received extensive media attention from powerful players like CNN's "Nancy Grace," CourtTV's "Catherine Crier Live" and "Closing Arguments," Fox News' "Fox and Friends," "DaySide," and "O'Reilly Factor." As well as MSNBC's "The Abrams Report" and "The Situation w/ Tucker Carlson." Diane also made the rounds on the big 3 networks as well appearing on "Inside Editon" and "Access Hollywood."
In 2004, Diane Dimond confirmed to world what many feared all along... that Michael Jackson gave out a $25 million dollar settlement to keep the 1993 accuser Jordie Chandler quiet and prevent him from testifying in a criminal trial against the King of Pop. Sources provided Diane with the actual court documents that Diane in turn, exposed to the world.
Diane Dimond was the first journalist to break news to the world that Michael Jackson was being investigated for child molestation. She broke the story for "Hard Copy" in 1993 and "Court TV" in 2003.