Diane Shah


Distinguished Alumni Awards in Journalism (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.