Dana Whyte

Dana Whyte

  1. Five words/phrases that describe me: Professional napper, go-getter, gym addict, foodie, shopper
  2. Hometown: Lincoln Park, MI - Shout out to Downriver!
  3. Other places I've lived: Mount Pleasant, MI
  4. I graduated from: I actually landed my job at 6 News while I'm still in college! I graduate in May 2018 from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Broadcast & Cinematic Arts and Journalism. Fire Up Chips!
  5. I've been doing what I do for: A little over 3 years. I previously worked as an anchor, reporter, and producer for CMU's award-winning television station, News Central 34. I also interned at FOX 2 Detroit and ABC12 Flint during my time in college.
  6. Most interesting assignment: Covering the shooting at Central Michigan University was definitely interesting, especially since I was off campus and reporting from Washington, D.C. It definitely tested my abilities as a reporter.
  7. I have a knack for: Bowling. I took a bowling class during my last semester of college and actually got really good!
  8. I'm passionate about: Diversity. I think it's so important that both sides of a story are equally represented, which is why I decided to go into news as a career.
  9. I can't stop talking about: Dogs. Animals are my favorite. I may be mid-Michigan's newest doggy mom soon!
  10. When I'm not reporting/anchoring, I'm: Binge watching the latest show on Netflix, spending time with my sorority sisters and family, or at the gym attempting to be healthy.
  11. Other places you may have seen me: The movie theater (sometimes I go just to buy popcorn) or Planet Fitness.
  12. Favorite place in mid-Michigan: I'm still learning the mid-Michigan area but as of right now my favorite place is Noodles & Company. I LOVE PASTA.
  13. What I love most about mid-Michigan: I love the community. Everyone I've met so far is super nice and welcoming.
  14. Fun fact: I play the flute!