Emmy-award winning reporter Dillon Collier joined the KSAT 12 Defenders in September 2016. Dillon's investigative stories air weeknights on the Nightbeat. He also provides restaurant health reports for KSAT's "Behind the Kitchen Door" segments. Dillon is a two-time Houston Press Club Journalist of the Year and a Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Reporter of the Year. His relentless work includes uncovering the misuse of funds within a local housing authority and corruption within a local constable’s office. Dillon began his career as a sports reporter at KGNS-TV in Laredo. He then spent five frigid winters in Flint, Michigan, working at WEYI-TV, where Dillon first caught the investigative reporting bug. Dillon is a proud graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. He is a native of Tucson, Arizona, and grew up at a private airpark. Dillon is an instrument-rated private pilot whose dream is to one day own his own airplane. He and his wife, Jenny, are the proud parents of Tessa, a soccer star in the making.