Palak graduated from South Dakota State University in journalism with a minor in political science. While in college, she wrote for the university newspaper, the Collegian. She was a news intern at the Desert Sun, a newspaper in Palm Springs, CA. Palak is also a Pulitzer Center Student Fellow.
As a Digital Content Producer at Local 4, Palak handles content on website and on social media. Her goal at Local 4 is to provide meaningful and fresh content to the digital followers.