Diane Shah


The Media School Distinguished Alumni Award (2017)
Indiana University Bloomington
The Media School
B.A., 1967


Diane Shah has the unique distinction of being the first female sports columnist for a daily paper in the United States.

Shah has covered Olympics, Super Bowls, World Series, NBA championships, Final Fours, golf and tennis championships for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. Before working at the Herald-Examiner, she was Newsweek's No. 2 sportswriter and became one of the first women ever to enter a locker room.