Kiona Dyches

Kiona Dyches joined the WDVM News team in November 2017.

She is a Philadelphia native, but proud to call the four-state area her new home and excited to report Northern Virginia’s Local News from our Chantilly bureau.

Kiona received her Bachelor’s from Penn State University, where she studied broadcast journalism and African American studies. While in State College, she spent much of her time volunteering and performing with Ambitions Dance Team and the Alpha Omega step team. She also studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain.

Most recently she received her Master’s from Syracuse University’s prestigious Newhouse School of Public Communications where she studied broadcast and digital journalism. As a graduate student, Kiona had the opportunity to work as a reporter in our Nation’s Capital for several stations in Louisiana including: WVLA in Baton Rouge and KTAL in Shreveport.

When she’s not on deadline, Kiona enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends and trying new recipes.

She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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