Dale is a specialist reporter covering news and features. She has had a career in regional journalism and currently reports on the Mansfield Chad patch. She is also occasionally tasked on the other JPI Medi titles (now owned by National World) across Derbyshire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire including the Derbyshire Times and Sheffield Star. Her reporter roles include work for the Barnsley Chronicle, Matlock Mercury, Derby Express Series. Her last role was as a senior reporter at the North Wales Chronicle and as a feature writer for North Wales Living Magazine. She graduated from Bangor University with a BA and an MA in English from Bangor University. Whilst studying she worked as a part-time newsroom asisstant for BBC Wales. Her professional newspaper training was with the National Council for the Training of Journalist at Harlow College.