Dustin is a 33-year-old New Hampshire native and Marine Corps veteran. He deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan with the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. Dustin received his bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Colorado and master's in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. When he isn’t working, he enjoys surfing North County and escaping to the mountains for some snowboarding. He has a dog named after Patrick Swayze and an unhealthy addiction to Julian apple pies.