About Dani

Dani is the reporter for the Los Angeles Rams, formerly the St. Louis Rams, where she provides fans with unprecedented access and unique coverage of the Rams on its digital and broadcast platforms.

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Klupenger interviews Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in the Edward Jones Dome as the Rams host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Photo by Scott Rovak/St. Louis Rams)

Klupenger serves as the host of “Rams Nation,” a weekly magazine television show that provides an inside look at the Rams, which airs on Fridays at 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Midwest and Sundays at 10 a.m. on KTVI-Fox 2.  Additionally, she serves as a host of the “What the Hekk” radio show featuring Rams Pro Bowl punter Johnny Hekker, on 101 ESPN on Wednesdays from 6-7p.m.

Klupenger joined the Rams after spending nearly two years as a reporter and producer for the University of Tennessee department of athletics. With the Tennessee Volunteers, Klupenger hosted, produced and shot hundreds of feature stories for 20 sports teams, including football, basketball, baseball and softball. She also worked as a sideline reporter, color analyst and feature reporter for the SEC Network during her time in Knoxville.

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Klupenger hosts the Lady Rams Fashion Show at Rams Park. (Photo by Holly Swan/St. Louis Rams)

Prior to landing with the Vols, Klupenger was a standout basketball player at Stony Brook University in New York for four seasons. As an undergraduate, she worked as a host and producer for the Stony Brook athletics department, interned with KATU-TV, the local ABC affiliate, and as an intern for “News at Noon” with WUSB 90.1 FM. Deciding on what to major in was simple: she loved getting to know more about people and she loved television- so she chose a career of interviewing people on television.

Klupenger grew up just thirty minutes out of downtown Portland, Ore. on a third-generation, 300-acre nursery that her family owns. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.