Dustin Grove joined 13News in August, 2019 as an anchor and reporter, but he's no stranger to Central Indiana. He grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Ball State' College of Communication, Information and Media.
Grove is an award-winning journalist who's spent nearly two decades in newsrooms across Indiana.
He began his career at WIBC-AM and Network Indiana News Service. He went on to anchor and report the news at WSBT-TV in South Bend and later at WISH-TV in Indianapolis. He also anchored the morning news at WLFI-TV; the CBS affiliate in West Lafayette.
During his career, Grove's work has taken him around the country and the world. He's twice been named "Indiana's Best Reporter" by the Associated Press, was nominated for two Emmy awards and has also been honored for his investigative reporting as well.
Grove enjoys passing along what he has learned throughout his career to aspiring journalists. He has taught mass communication courses at Indiana University-South Bend and Purdue University's Brian Lamb School of Communication.