Dakota Fitzgerald will provide live interviews at Friday's Greer Idol and Idol Teen finals. It is GreerToday.com's first production with commentary at a live streaming event.
Ryan Wilson and Wally Dreesen are the Greer Idol finalists and Kayla Kershaw and Megan Watts are vying for the Idol Teen championship. The Idol winner gets $1,500 and Idol Teen $500. The Teen Idol competition begins at 6 p.m. and Greer Idol at 8 p.m. A link will be provided on GreerToday’s home page or visit http://greertoday.com/tv/channel/greer-idol/ to watch Dakota’s reports and interviews.
Dakota has been part of the GreerToday.com streaming and reporting team this summer. She is majoring in broadcast journalism at Winthrop.
Dakota, a freshman at Winthrop University, graduated Greer High School and was a soccer standout for the Yellow Jackets’ girls team this year. It was the first time Greer’s girls soccer advanced to the state playoffs and won their first playoff game.
Dakota has worked as an intern for GreerToday.com as a reporter and broadcast journalist. She covered the inaugural Greer Police Department’s Camp CSI for students in June with daily reports and photos. She produced a video of the police department’s taser class illustrating the precautions and the effectiveness of the GPD practices.