Emmy-award winning reporter Dillon Collier joined the KSAT 12 Defenders in September 2016. Dillon's investigative stories air weeknights on the Nightbeat.
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.