Veteran network consumer reporter Arnold Diaz, who has spent the past few
years at ABC News, will return to WCBS-TV New York, where he'd worked for 22
years prior to joining ABC.
WCBS-TV news director Dianne Doctor said the veteran reporter will revive the
"Shame on You" feature that exposed government and business corruption and
Diaz began work Monday amid many new faces -- including doctor and general
manager Lew Leone, who were both with NBC's station group when Diaz was last at
WCBS-TV -- and a few old ones. His last WCBS news director was Jerry Nachman, who is now
Diza said he hopes to begin airing consumer stories next month "on at least
a weekly basis. We're talking about a regular slot, so it can be appointment
Diaz, who was released from the end of his contract with ABC, said, "At a
network magazine, there is no newsroom. You're in your office -- you could be in
any corporation. I like the newsroom environment. I like people running in the
halls yelling that they've got the lead story."