Rocsi Diaz currently serves as an anchor and correspondent for HLN's "The Daily Share,” a show that offers up the daily best in social media news and lifestyle content. Hosted by Ali Nejad and Yasmin Vassoughian "The Daily Share” airs every weekday from noon-5PM ET.
Rocsi joins HLN following its recent rebrand with the mission of providing the social media community with the first all-screens home for the best social news and lifestyle content in the world.
Inspired by the national passion for sharing ‘news,’ and the technology that makes the flow of information instantly accessible, HLN pulls its headlines from social media and actively interacts with consumers and what they are searching, playing, sharing, shopping, creating and watching.
HLN is a CNN Worldwide network reaching more than 100 million households in the U.S. CNN Worldwide, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is the most trusted source for news and information.
Prior to her role at HLN Rocsi served as the weekend co-host and daily correspondent for CBS’s Entertainment Tonight which is a worldwide leading entertainment newsmagazine. From 2006-2012, Rocsi co-anchored 106 & Park, BET’s flagship show. Seen in 85 million households across the globe in countries including Japan and Africa, the show is one of television’s most influential programs with the ability to open a film or make an album reach #1. Over the past seven years, Rocsi has interviewed a wide range of stars including Lady Gaga and Eminem.
Additionally, Rocsi has also engaged the millions of fans who tune into the program, as well as the celebrities she interviews, in open dialogue on Twitter, garnering over 1 million followers and counting. Not content to focus on just television, Rocsi is a multi-platform broadcast personality who has hosted BET’s nationally syndicated radio program 106 & Park Weekend Countdown as well as her own popular radio program Rocsi on the Radio, which is heard in over 20 major FM markets in the US.
Born in Honduras, Rocsi was raised in New Orleans where she developed a love for pop culture at a very young age. Rocsi made her debut as a radio host in Dallas at 97.9 The Beat, a popular FM radio station. Rocsi’s signature style caught the attention of Boston’s Hot 97.7, who quickly moved her east. From there, she moved to Chicago where she became known as “The Midday Mami” on the market’s top urban station, Power 92. While in Chicago interviewing the hottest artists in the music industry, Rocsi entered BET’s “New Faces” contest. She won the national competition, having stood out over several thousand other hopeful entries.
In addition to her hosting duties, Rocsi is a tireless supporter of numerous charities including her own RocStar Foundation, which raises money to build and refurbish schools devastated by Hurricane Katrina in her native New Orleans. Rocsi, who is committed to health and overall wellness for herself and her community at large, has also appeared in a Peta2 campaign that raised awareness for shelter animals and is in works on a second campaign. When not working in broadcast and focusing on her philanthropic interests, Rocsi indulges in her love of travel, visiting countries all across the globe. A dedicated fashion fan, Rocsi has also garnered press for her youthful yet chic style and is often seen at red carpet events and film premieres.
Rocsi currently resides in Los Angeles.