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!
With the internet at the palm of our hands, and the ever-evolving world of technology around us, it's nearly impossible to know everything that's going on in our children's lives. However, there's a new app available to smartphone users that could help.
Hurricane Michael claimed the lives of at least 39 people, destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses, and altered countless lives. At the height of the storm, KPLC’s Dakota Watson was in Albany, Georgia covering the storm and takes us behind the scenes to see its impact.
There's not too many places where you can fill up on gas, wash the windshield and get air in your tires, all without leaving the car. The Nezat family at Bob's Full Service Gas Station in Sulphur does that and more to make sure their community is taken care of.