Class of 2006

In 2014 graduating magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh, Dakota came home to start her career as a journalist at CNN International. In 2016, she moved to New York to accept a position with social news agency Storyful. In this position, she verifies key user-generated social media videos for use in global reporting on stories from Venezuela to Syria, and everywhere in between. Essentially she fights fake news! She is also currently part of Storyful’s full-time embed team at the New York Times.