Dana is creative director and executive editor for 100 Days in Appalachia. Coester also serves as creative director for the WVU Reed College of Media Innovation Center and leads the Center’s Knight-funded Innovators-in-Residence program and the Hacking the Gender Gap hackathon series. She is passionate about women in technology, privacy and social equity in emerging technology and new forms of documentary storytelling. Coester is currently producing a mixed reality documentary for HoloLens, as well as directing a documentary film on Muslim identity in Appalachia.
- How to Innovate As a Journalism Educator (2018) — ONA18, September 12, 2018
- Under the Hood: Connecting Our Polarized Communities — ONA17, September 18, 2017