He graduated from DePauw University in 2019 with a major in Communication focusing on Broadcast Journalism. While at DePauw, Dominic was heavily involved in student media. He was a Sports Anchor at the student-run TV Station D3TV, a sports talk show host and play-by-play broadcaster for the student radio station 91.5 WGRE, and a sports opinion writer for the campus newspaper The DePauw.
Dominic had multiple internships while in college as well. He was able to be a summer sports talk intern for the ESPN affiliate radio station in Indianapolis 107.5FM | 1070AM The Fan. In TV, he was able to intern in the newsroom at the CBS affiliate station in South Bend, Indiana WSBT 22. Additionally, he had a semester-long internship as a TV Intern with CNN Sports/Bleacher Report at the CNN Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.
He is originally from a small town in Northern Indiana called Nappanee, near South Bend. As a result, Dom is a diehard Notre Dame, Chicago Cubs, and Indianapolis Colts fan. He is tremendously excited to cover news in the Wabash Valley!
When Dominic is not in the newsroom, he is most likely watching his favorite sports teams in action, hanging out with friends or family, or deciding on which Netflix TV show to watch next.
Dominic would be thrilled to hear from you. If you have a story idea, don’t hesitate to contact him at Dominic.Miranda@wthitv.com. Be sure to follow him on Twitter and give his Facebook page a like too!
Election day is fast approaching all across the Wabash Valley. One local library is doing what they can to make voting fast and easy for residents right here in Vigo County.
A dangerous mosquito-borne virus has been found in the Hoosier state. Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or triple E, was detected in three horses and a group of mosquitoes in northern Indiana.
Edgar County Jail is planning to close its doors according to the county’s board chairman Jeff Voigt.
The Vigo County School Corporation has seen enrollment numbers drop. The 1st average daily membership count tallied 14,190 students this year. This count determines state funding for the school corporation for the 2019-2020 school year.
Vaping and e-cigarette usage continues to be a problem for high school and middle school students across the country. Vaping has consistently been in the news the last month and many schools around the country are taking steps to deter students from taking part.
September is suicide prevention awareness month. This has many organizations doing their part to shed light on this growing issue.
The census will return next year and one Illinois county is already taking steps to educate citizens on the changes involved.
Hepatitis A continues to plague many in the state of Indiana. Since January, Indiana has been one of several states experiencing a Hepatitis A outbreak.
September is suicide prevention awareness month across the country.
The Council on Domestic Abuse, or CODA, has reached its fundraising goal of $150,000 to keep its residential service available to victims of domestic abuse.