She's an Emmy Award-winning multimedia journalist, which means she shoots, writes, and edits most of her stories that you see on TV. She started at 5 On Your Side in 2008. You can catch her stories on Show Me St. Louis weekdays at 10 a.m.
Dana started at 5 On Your Side as a reporter for Show Me St. Louis before moving to mornings and reporting for Today in St. Louis in 2011. She worked the early shift for four years before returning to her roots at Show Me St. Louis in 2015.
Dana is married to Ryan Dean, former reporter and current managing editor of news. They have two sons - Jack and Deacon.
Prior to 5 On Your Side, Dana worked as a reporter in upstate New York. She is a graduate of Boston University.