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Dan Mannarino is a five-time Emmy Award-winning anchor for the PIX11 Morning News, weekdays from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Dan joined PIX11 in 2011 as a reporter and has covered some of the biggest stories, including Hurricane Sandy, the East Harlem explosion, the Philadelphia train derailment, the Chelsea terror bombings and many more.

Dan has also traveled abroad to cover international headlines, including traveling to Rome for the election of Pope Francis and to Paris and England to cover terror attacks.

Dan has won a number of broadcast media awards, including five regional Emmy Awards.

Dan’s first win came for an exclusive investigative piece into a toxic spill in Le Roy, N.Y., that led to a massive cleanup by the Environmental Protection Agency. He has since won awards for his exclusive Hidden New York Series, his coverage of Hurricane Sandy, and for his exclusive reporting on “fight church,” where MMA-style boxing took place inside a house of worship.​

In the past two years, Dan has provided in-depth reporting from inside one of the country’s largest jail systems, Rikers Island. With over a dozen exclusive reports, Dan uncovered corruption and violence that helped shift the tide to shutting the island down in the next ten year.

Since 2003, Dan has volunteered for Camp New Day in New Jersey working with developmentally delayed adults, a cause near and dear to his heart. In 2017, Dan became a co-founder of a non-profit charity called Circle Up Foundation, whose mission is to bring joy and dignity to the special needs community nationwide.

Dan was born and raised in the tri-state area and is a proud graduate of Manhattan College in the Bronx.


Recent Articles
  • Hidden New York: The cheese caves

    Walking along Bleeker Street, you smell the aroma of cheese pouring out of Murray’s Cheese Shop. The store is packed with so many different cheeses to choose from for your pleasure. What you probably did not know, was that all the cheese on display, actually is prepared and packed up in a huge warehouse over in Long Island City. Over 15,000 pounds of cheese sit and age in the facility known as the “cheese caves,” a delicate process that takes […]

  • Hidden New York: The burger joint

    Smack in the middle of Midtown Manhattan is one of the city’s swankiest hotels – Le Parker Meridien. While it’s adorned with marble and beauty in the lobby, you may find people wandering around lost and confused. “In the lobby, people have this look on their face and you know what they are in search of,” says Steven Pipes, owner of the Burger Joint. That’s because beyond the velvet curtain, behind the front desk and down what looks like a […]

  • Pumpkin paradise for Dan Mannarino

    From yummy treats to spa treatments, this is the season for all things pumpkin.

  • Young burn victim gets FDNY honor

    11-year-old Jamoneisha Merritt suffered facial burns. Today, she visited FDNY headquarters and was sworn in as an honorary firefighter.

  • Henry Winkler: From Fonzi to children’s book author

    The legendary celebrity stopped by the PIX11 Morning News to talk about his latest book and children`s TV series.

  • Brother of woman killed by her estranged husband shares her story

    NEW YORK — Paul Abreu’s sister Massielle was murdered in 2010 at the hands of her estranged husband.   She reported her abuse to her family, her friends, even the police.  She put in a transfer to get new housing and still her estranged husband found her and killed her in front of her kids. Massielle was just a teenager when she met her eventual husband. She was abused for a decade. Paul Abreu legally adopted her three children. Now he’s […]

  • Exclusive: Sick Puerto Ricans flown to mainland by Yankees legend Jorge Posada, wife

    PUERTO RICO — Families reunited with their loved ones who were impacted by the devastating Hurricane Maria with the help of Yankees legend Jorge Posada and his wife, Laura. They teamed up to bring much-needed relief to Puerto Rico as the island begins its journey to recovery. After the hurricane hit, the Posadas’ Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund reached its goal of raising $50,000 in less than 16 hours late last month and have kept going ever since. They’re now up to over […]

  • Exclusive: Yankees legend Jorge Posada, wife bring much-needed aid to Puerto Rico

    PUERTO RICO — Yankees legend Jorge Posada and his wife Laura are teaming up to bring much-needed relief to Puerto Rico as the island begins its journey to recovery after being ravaged by Hurricane Maria. After the hurricane hit, the Posadas’ Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund reached its goal of raising $50,000 in less than 16 hours late last month and have kept going ever since. They’re now up to over $340,000. They’ve also sent numerous planes full of supplies to […]

  • Kayaker speaks from hospital bed after being stranded for 17 hours in LI

    LONG ISLAND SOUND — A kayaker whose boat capsized in the Long Island Sound and became stranded for 17 hours spoke to PIX11 from his hospital bed Tuesday. Michael Diaz, 56, went fishing Saturday morning, but failed to return home. His boat capsized, and he became stranded for some 17 hours until rescuers located him. Speaking from his hospital bed Tuesday, hopeful it would be his last day confined to the room’s white walls, Diaz said he attempted to swim […]

  • Trump tossing supplies to Puerto Ricans was ‘disgraceful,’ insulting: City council speaker

    NEW YORK — A day after President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico, and was seen tossing supplies to locals, the NYC city council speaker on Wednesday called the act “disgraceful,” and the entire trip “orchestrated.” Trump visited the hurricane-ravaged island Tuesday, and received some blowback after footage showed him throwing paper towels to locals; as well as saying “you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack,” referring to the devastation; and comparing the death toll to “a real catastrophe like […]