Laura Diaz is a Southern California newscaster on KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles. In September 2011, Diaz announced that she would be leaving KCBS-TV after nine years to pursue producing projects under her own banner. A Southern California native and first-generation Mexican-American, Diaz had served as solo anchor of the weekday editions of CBS2 News at 6 p.m. since April 2010, until she left the station. In addition, she produced and hosted a series of _Eye on Our Community_ specials for CBS2. Prior to that, Ms. Diaz was the lead anchor at CBS2 and ABC7 in Los Angeles. She was the first person of her heritage to hold that prestigious position at a Southern California English-language television station.