3TV's Jared Dillingham competes in One-n-Ten's Celebrity Ballroom Championships

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Jared Dillingham took the stage to raise money for one.n.ten, helping the Valley's LGBTQ youth. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Jared Dillingham took the stage to raise money for one.n.ten, helping the Valley's LGBTQ youth. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Dillingham not only pushed the boundaries of bold ballroom dancing, he also flew past his fundraising goal of $10,000. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Dillingham not only pushed the boundaries of bold ballroom dancing, he also flew past his fundraising goal of $10,000. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Dillingham's partner said she gave him an A+. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Dillingham's partner said she gave him an A+. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

3TV/CBS 5 anchor Jared Dillingham competed in "Dancing with the Bars" to raise money for one.n.ten, helping the Valley's LGBTQ youth. 

"He was ready to work, very professional. He did everything I asked of him to produce a good routine," said his dance partner, Selina Vega. "He stepped way out of his comfort zone."

Vega said the community center, which was burned down last month, does so much to help our youth.

[RELATED: Police arrest man suspected of setting fire at Phoenix LGBTQ youth center]

"Just for them to have somebody to talk to or express their feelings or say, 'It's OK, whatever you're going through, we're going to help as much as we can,'" Vega said.  

Dillingham not only pushed the boundaries of bold ballroom dancing, he also flew past his fundraising goal of $10,000.

"It's one of the biggest fundraisers that one.n.ten does for youth," Vega said.

[RELATED: Help Jared Dillingham raise money for charity!]

The judges appreciated his mastery of multiple moves. And the dancer on the arm of this anchor with an affinity for alliterative gave him an A+.

"Not only did he go out and put on a really good performance, but he raised a lot of money for one.n.ten as well," Vega said. 

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Lindsey returned to the Valley in 2010 after covering border and immigration issues in El Paso, TX. While in El Paso she investigated public corruption, uncovered poor business practices, and routinely reported on the violence across the border.

Lindsey feels honored to have several awards under her belt, including a Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award, Hearst Journalist Award, and several National Broadcast Education Association Awards.

Lindsey is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and she currently serves as a mentor to journalism students. She studied for a semester in Alicante, Spain and also earned a degree in Spanish at ASU.

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