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.
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.
Israel Keyes confessed to murdering as many as 11 people across the country before killing himself in 2012. But Keyes didn't name his victims, and efforts to identify them have been frustrated by a lack of a federally mandated national missing persons database.
Voters in southwest Alaska have narrowly passed an initiative aimed at stopping an open pit copper and gold mine. The proposed Pebble Mine is near one of the largest sockeye salmon spawning areas. But whether digging continues will likely be decided in the Alaska State Supreme Court.
In southwest Alaska, officials are counting votes on a controversial initiative to stop an open-pit copper and gold mine. If passed, the initiative could stop the developers from getting permits they need to start digging at Pebble Mine. The mine's location, near the spawning grounds for the largest sockeye salmon runs in the world, worries conservation groups, commercial fishermen and sport fishers.