Award-winning journalist Dillon Collier joined the KENS 5 news team in September 2012. Dillon is a native of Tucson, Ariz., and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.
Prior to moving to the Alamo City, Dillon was an evening anchor and reporter for WEYI-TV in Flint/Saginaw, Michigan. Dillon covered everything from Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis to the murder trial of convicted serial stabber Elias Abuelazam.
Prior to occupying the evening anchor desk, Dillon served as the station's sports director. He was honored numerous times by the Michigan Associated Press and also garnered the Michigan Association of Broadcaster's 2010 Best in Sports award.
Dillon's broadcasting career began at KGNS-TV in Laredo, where he served as a sports anchor and reporter. San Antonio quickly became his favorite weekend getaway spot and a city where he dreamed of one day working. That dream is now a reality.
Dillon is an instrument-rated pilot who is looking forward to exploring The Great State of Texas through the air.
He and his wife Jenny are the proud parents of a one-year-old daughter named Tessa. They also own three dogs.
Dillon has compiled a list of hundreds of San Antonio restaurants where he hopes to eat in the coming months and years.
If you have a story idea, or even a restaurant recommendation for Dillon, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also connect with him on Twitter and Facebook.