Dustin is a proud native of the Ozarks. Raised near Forsyth, Dustin graduated from Forsyth High School in 2001 before attending Purdue University for two years, then transferring and ultimately graduating from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a bachelor's of journalism.
He began his journalism career at KOMU-TV, the university’s NBC affiliate, as a multi-media journalist. After graduating from Mizzou, Dustin moved back to the Ozarks, beginning his career at KY3 as a photojournalist. In July 2011, Dustin became a multi-media journalist at KY3.
He enjoys spending his free time cheering for his beloved Missouri sports teams: Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Cardinals, Missouri Tigers and, of course, Forsyth Panthers, not to mention his fantasy football team! He also enjoys spending time with his dog, Inky, a Doberman pinscher.
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