Mariana Dale

Senior Field Correspondent - East Valley

Mariana Dale rustles up stories as a senior field correspondent based out of KJZZ’s East Valley Bureau in Tempe.

She’s followed a microphone onto cattle ranches, to the Dominican Republic and many places in between. Dale believes in a story’s strength to introduce us to diverse perspectives, inspire curiosity and hold public leaders accountable for their actions.

She started at KJZZ on the digital team in 2016 and still spends a lot of time thinking about how to engage with our community online.

Dale has learned from stints at Arizona Public Media, The Arizona Daily Star, The Arizona Republic and as an intern at NPR’s Morning Edition in Culver City. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Dale is grateful for the mentoring of the New York Times Student Journalism Institute, the Chips Quinn Scholars program and AIR’s New Voices Scholars.

A desert native, she loves spending time outside hiking, tending to her cactus and reading.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Deconstructed: Arizona Upends School Procurement Laws Mariana Dale
Evan Wyloge and Jim Small, AZCIR
May. 14, 2018
Chandler Zoning Changes Plan For A Future With Self-Driving Cars Mariana Dale May. 9, 2018
Museums Question Confederate Monuments' Place Within Their Walls Mariana Dale May. 9, 2018
Grateful Teachers, Excited Kids Return To Arizona Classrooms Mariana Dale, Casey Kuhn May. 4, 2018
After 6 Days Out Of School, Parents Ready For Kids To Go Back Mariana Dale May. 3, 2018
Rural Teachers Remain #RedForEd While Teaching Through Walkout Mariana Dale May. 2, 2018
Many Districts Remain Closed As Teacher Walkout Enters 4th Day Casey Kuhn, Mariana Dale May. 1, 2018
Arizona Teachers Rally At Capitol, Bring Their Stories To Lawmakers Mariana Dale, Casey Kuhn Apr. 30, 2018
Arizona Educators Back At Capitol For Day 3 Of #RedForEd Walkout Casey Kuhn, Mariana Dale, Christina Estes Apr. 30, 2018
Teachers At Phoenix School Choose Field Trip Over Walkout Mariana Dale Apr. 26, 2018
Arizona Parents Adjust To A Day Without (Most) Teachers Mariana Dale, Casey Kuhn Apr. 26, 2018
Estimated Crowd Of 50,000 March For #RedForEd Casey Kuhn, Jimmy Jenkins, Mariana Dale, Stina Sieg Apr. 26, 2018
'It’s Invigorating:' Arizona Teachers Prepare To Walk Out Mariana Dale Apr. 25, 2018
Superintendent Douglas: Teacher Strike Is 'Shameful' Mariana Dale Apr. 24, 2018
Barbara Bush Elementary School Honors First Lady Mariana Dale Apr. 18, 2018
Phoenix Family In Crisis Turns To Unique School Social Work Program Mariana Dale Apr. 18, 2018
Governor Names Former Education Leader State Treasurer Mariana Dale Apr. 17, 2018
Study: Homeless Health Care Program Saves Public Money Mariana Dale Apr. 16, 2018
Teachers — Some Working Multiple Jobs — Contemplate Next Steps Mariana Dale, Casey Kuhn Apr. 11, 2018
‘This Was Our Moment:’ Arizona Rallies For Education Funding Mariana Dale, Casey Kuhn, Lauren Gilger Apr. 11, 2018
Twitter Updates: Arizona Teachers Stage Walk-Ins Casey Kuhn, Mariana Dale Apr. 11, 2018
Scottsdale Unified School District Pays Superintendent, COO To Resign Mariana Dale Apr. 6, 2018
Scottsdale Teachers Take Steps To Sue District Mariana Dale Apr. 5, 2018
Police Report Details Allegations Against Tempe City Councilman Mariana Dale Apr. 3, 2018
Mesa Police Hired 6 New Employees To Facilitate Private Jail Contract Jimmy Jenkins, Mariana Dale Apr. 2, 2018

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