Tory Dahlhoff has a varied background in multimedia production that includes TV and film, radio, print, and graphic design. He has also worked in the field of community and economic development in the Greater Peoria region with a focus on agriculture, food systems, and rural matters. He holds a bachelor's in Journalism from Bradley University and is currently pursuing a master's in Community Economic Development at Western Illinois University.
He is originally from Belleville and landed in Peoria in 2012 following years living and working in media production in both Chicago and Los Angeles. He is a husband and father of three adorable kids. He plays guitar and enjoys some occasional side work as a touring musician.