Aberdeen Bureau Reporter
Salem native Cooper Seamer is the Aberdeen Bureau Reporter for Dakota News Now.
Cooper always had a passion for telling stories, and is excited about the opportunity to tell the stories of others in northeastern South Dakota.
After graduating McCook Central High School in 2016, he became a Coyote and studied Sport Marketing & Media at the University of South Dakota, graduating in May of 2020. He was a producer for the student-run newscast Coyote News, and was nominated for an Upper Midwest Emmy Student Production Award for his work. While at USD, he worked part-time as a sports reporter at KDLT, covering numerous events in the tri-state area.
In his spare time, you can catch him visiting state parks, podcasting with friends, visiting downtown shops, or watching sports.