Blake is a seventh generation South Dakotan tracing his family's lineage back to before South Dakota became a state. He attended the University of Northern Colorado where he received a BA in musical theatre with an emphasis in acting. While attending UNC Blake auditioned professionally and received his Actor's Equity membership shortly after graduation. He has premiered in numerous regional tours and productions as well as playing multiple roles of TheatreworksUSA's 'A Christmas Carol' on Broadway. He's has been living in New York City and Los Angeles for the last decade pursuing a professional acting career.
Just recently returning to the Black Hills after a quick stint on the West Coast he is very excited to be joining Gray TV as its anchor for Good Morning Black Hills.
In his meantime, Blake is an avid skier and hiker. He plays classical piano and jazz trumpet as well as sings in his church choir. However, his crowning achievement would have to be his beautiful daughter whom he spends all his spare time.
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