Dakota

Dakota: M-F 7p-12a | Sat 12-5p

Well, hello there! I am so excited to be back in Tucson after 15 years away. I just finished going to school after what seemed like an eternity. I walked away with a master’s degree in Journalism and a whole lotta student debt.

I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Tucson and Ventura. I can’t tell you how amazing it is to be back in Tucson doing what I love.

Fun Facts:

Hometown: Van Nuys, CA

How She Got into Radio: I had a speech teacher in high school who was obsessed with my voice. He thought I sounded like the actress, Holly Hunter. Since Raising Arizona was one of my favorite movies growing up, I thought it was an awesome comparison. I was always obsessed with music, although in those days it was Depeche Mode, The Cure and Nine Inch Nails. But, his obsession got me thinking that maybe I could use my voice as a career one day. So, I took some radio classes at Moorpark College and got an internship at Y-107 in Los Angeles. The rest is history as they say.

Favorite Classic Hits Artists: Blondie, Prince, The Police and Pat Benatar

Favorite Sports Teams: I’m not a big sports fan, but I always find myself rooting for the Dodgers when it’s baseball season and the Arizona Cardinals when it’s football season.

Favorite Food: Sushi, Italian and Mexican.

Pets: My adopted Chihuahua named Emily. She’s the best dog in the world, and I’m still amazed at how lucky I was to find her. ​

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