Jared Dean joined KEYC in January 2021 as a multimedia journalist. He graduated from Liberty University with honors, earning a Bachelor's Degree in journalism with a minor in digital media and performance.
• What's your favorite part of your job?
Getting to know the people I am interviewing.
• What's your dream story?
Covering Super Bowl victory for the Minnesota Vikings.
• What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A professional football player.
• What got you interested in TV news?
I wanted to learn how TV worked and how I could get a job doing what I loved.
• What person do you most admire?
• What's your favorite candy?
• What's your favorite sport to watch?
• What's your favorite band?
• What's your favorite food?
I love a really good chicken sandwich.
• Favorite Book?
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
• What are your hobbies?
Hiking, going for walks, and spending time with friends.
• What's your favorite season?
• What's your proudest moment?
The day I got this job. I felt like all of my hard work in college had paid off.
• If you could have any superpower, which would you pick?
• What's your biggest pet peeve?
People who chew ice
• If you could spend a week anywhere, where would you go?
• What kind of animal would you want to be?
Panda bear, they get to hang out all day and everyone loves them.
• Have you ever been told that you look like someone famous?
Yes, Andrew Garfield. People say this all the time.
• If you had access to a time machine, where and when would you go?
I would go back in time to meet Jesus.