Dakota Watson

Dakota Watson joined KPLC in January 2018 as a morning news reporter. Dakota is from Columbia, South Carolina, and graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism in December 2017 from USC. While at USC, Dakota served as a reporter, anchor, producer, and director for the university's daily news shows. Aside from his love for news, Dakota's passions include sports, traveling, his faith, and spending time with family and friends. He is excited to explore Louisiana, and immerse himself in the culture and environment (but mainly the food). Dakota would love to get to know as many people as possible. Follow him on Facebook to reach out to him, or give him story ideas!

Recent Articles by Dakota

  SPECIAL REPORT: Looking for a kidney

  Facebook allows users to “unsend” messages

Ways to cut down your energy bill

  iPhone glitch hacks your camera

  Digital driver’s license now accepted during alcohol purchase

  How the government shutdown affects food stamps

Ford, Toyota recall over 2 million vehicles

New app helps parents monitor screen time

Future uncertain for local Sears outlet store

Construction on the I-210 bridge begins

  First events of Mardi Gras this weekend

Jones Manor holds Christmas luncheon

  Middle school teachers go caroling

Protecting your holiday packages

  Community comes together to overcome Hurricane Michael

Dakota Watson

U.S.S. Orleck transforms into haunted ship for Halloween

McNeese State University debuts Zyde-Pokes band

  Full service station keeps tradition going for community

  Roller derby helps Lake Area woman fighting cancer