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Diane  Macedo

Diane Macedo

Best-Selling Author of The Sleep Fix, ABC News Anchor & Correspondent

Biography

Diane Macedo is currently the daytime anchor for ABC News Live, ABC News’ 24/7 streaming news channel, anchoring ABC News Live Update, The Breakdown and breaking news and special events. She is also a breaking news anchor and correspondent for ABC News, appearing on Good Morning America, World News Tonight, Nightline, World News Now and America This Morning. Macedo is the author of a new book, The Sleep Fix, helping people identify and overcome their sleep problems. Read More >

As anchor of ABC News Live, Macedo has covered breaking news stories such as Hurricane Laura and Tiger Woods’ car crash; historic political events including the 2020 Presidential Election, the Supreme Court confirmations of Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh and the second impeachment trial of President Trump; and gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Derek Chauvin Trial. She also anchored the daily ABC News Live broadcast “Pandemic,” which went on to become the network broadcast GMA 3: What You Need to Know.

Macedo has also anchored various network breaking news events for ABC News, including the April 2021 car attack at the Capitol, 2020 election coverage, the Las Vegas mass shooting, the Pulse Night Club shooting, Hurricane Irma, the 2016 Presidential election, and the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. Macedo has received two Emmy awards for her work on “Good Morning America.”

Prior to her role with ABC News Live, Macedo was part of the longest-running anchor team for ABC News’ World News Now and America This Morning, from April 2016 – November 2018, a period where the show experienced significant ratings boost and massive increase in social media following. Before joining ABC News in 2016, Macedo was an anchor for CBS New York, anchoring CBS 2 News This Morning Saturday, CBS 2 News This Morning Sunday and fill-in anchoring for the weekday shows CBS 2 News This Morning, CBS 2 News at Noon, CBS 2 News at 5 PM, and more. She was also a general assignment reporter covering assigned, original and breaking news.

Macedo graduated from Boston College with a double major in communications and political science and can speak Portuguese and Spanish. She currently lives in New York City with her family. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

The Sleep Fix | GMA

Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep | ABC News

Inside Diane Macedo’s New Book, ‘The Sleep Fix’ | ABC News

Speech Topics

The Sleep Fix

For years Diane Macedo saw her sleep and health deteriorate, trying standard sleep tip after standard sleep tip, only to find they made her worse. Finally, after developing a tolerance to sleeping pills, Macedo decided to attack the problem as a journalist, interviewing sleep experts from all over the world to get to the bottom of what really keeps us from sleeping—and the various ways to fix it. In this inspiring keynote, and her best-selling book The Sleep Fix, Macedo aims to help people address their sleep issues with perspective-shifting research and easy-to-implement solutions based not just on science and experts, but also her own struggle. Read More >

As Macedo explains, the solution to catching zzz’s often isn’t about giving up caffeine, or putting away your phone before bed. With her down-to-earth explanations and humor, this keynote instead teaches us how to: Read Less ^

  • Understand sleep biology
  • Identify sleep obstacles
  • Flag sleep myths and separate fact from fiction
  • Try counterintuitive approaches
  • Shift our mindset