Daysha Eaton reports about religion and cultural issues, including social justice, for KUER.
In her coverage, she aims to explore how faith and spirituality shape American culture.
She covers The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as other Christian and non-Christian religions.
She holds a liberal arts degree from the Evergreen State College, and a M.A. in journalism from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
Daysha got her start at Seattle public radio stations, KPLU (now KNKX) and KUOW. She also worked with several Alaska Public Radio Network member stations before coming to KUER. In addition, she has reported for NPR, PRI, and National Native News.
When she’s not in the newsroom she enjoys being outdoors, especially hiking with her Australian Shepherd dog, Lucky. She is also a certifiedyoga instructor.
She's happy to get news tips, which are best sent via email.
Students allege that the university is mistreating victims of sexual assault and harassment, especially women and LGBTQ students.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will now baptize children of gay couples. The move reverses a controversial decision from 2015 that divided the church.
Utah wants to decertify the police force at Brigham Young University. The move comes as the result of legal action related to an investigation into a sexual assault allegation by as student in 2016.
Opponents of the mine are calling on the state's governor to stop the project. The copper and gold mine would be located on state lands near some of the richest salmon fisheries in the world.
Producers and consumers in southwestern Alaska see one upside to climate change. It's now possible to farm in parts of the tundra where agriculture was unheard of just a few years ago.