Dakota Hamilton joined the ETSU Media Relations staff in the summer of 2015 as a graduate assistant.
As a student assistant at ETSU, Hamilton was the primary athletic photographer for the Buccaneers. He shot alongside FBS schools: Tennessee, NC State, Kentucky, Virginia Tech, Butler, West Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina.
His work can be found all over ETSUBucs.com, while he has also had his photos appear in the Johnson City Press, The Johnson City News and Neighbor and TriCitiesSports.com. Hamilton has also had his photos appear on an international level with two photo article submissions of ETSU Women's soccer standout, Sarah Zadrazil, in Salzburger Nachricthen (Austria). Hamilton has also worked NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Johnson City Press.
Prior to attending ETSU, Hamilton was a sports photographer/editor for Gate City High School on their annual staff. The self-taught photographer has excelled in maintaining a professional business website where he continues to add photos to his portfolio at docophotgraphy.com.
Hamilton graduated from ETSU with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy in the Spring of 2015. He is currently earning his M.S. in Technology with a Entrepreneurial Leadership concentration at ETSU.