About

Dakota Ehart Crouch is a Midwest transplant that earned her BA in Studio Art from the University of Missouri- Kansas City. While at UMKC she studied Graphic Design, Printmaking and English. Dakota has worked as a freelance graphic designer for over seven years. She is currently living in Kansas City, MO and works as a Digital Engagement Specialist for 30 newspapers at McClatchy.


Experience

Digital Engagement Specialist
McClatchy (The Kansas City Star) | 2020 – Present

Freelance Graphic Designer | 2010 – Present

News in Education Marketing Coordinator
McClatchy (The Kansas City Star) | 2018

Regional Diagnostics Coordinator
The Kansas City Star | 2017 – 2018

VIP Consumer Advocate
The Kansas City Star | 2015 – 2017

Community Engagement

Free Hot Soup | 2019
Global Service Jam (Design Thinking) | 2018
Ink Advisory Board | 2016 – 2017
Kansas City Chalk Walk | 2013 – 2017
GKCWPC | 2016
Pen & Ink (Paul Tosh) | Summer 2015
FOKL Venue & Gallery | 2013

Dakota Ehart Crouch | 913.972.0487 | dakotaehartcrouch@gmail.com