Dianne White - 2006
Dianne White Clatto became the first African-American weather forecaster in the nation when she was hired by KSD-TV in 1962. A veteran of more than 40 years in St. Louis radio and television, she demonstrated wide-ranging skills as a reporter, anchor, producer, writer and public speaker. Her career at KSD-TV, which became KSDK, spanned more than 26 years of excellence in features, anchoring and hard news. After leaving KSDK, she continued her career in media as an independent television producer and as a special assistant to the mayor of St. Louis.