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Dan Mannarino is a five-time Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter for the PIX11 Morning News.

Dan joined PIX11 News in September 2011 and is thrilled to be reporting in the No. 1 market, and the area he was born and raised in, New York City. Since joining the team, Dan has covered some of the area’s biggest stories, including Hurricane Sandy, the East Harlem explosion, the Philadelphia train derailment, and many more.

Dan traveled to Rome twice — once for the elevation of Timothy Dolan to Cardinal and again when Pope Francis was named. He was live when the white smoke began to rise.

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.

Before Dan joined PIX11 News, he worked at NY1 News and Verizon FiOs 1 News on Long Island and in New Jersey.

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.

Dan also can’t forget his Italian roots and currently resides in Manhattan.


Recent Articles
  • Video: Man detained at site of raid in Manchester during concert bombing investigation

    MANCHESTER — A man was seen being detained in Manchester, where officials were conducting a raid in connection to the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people earlier this week, video showed. A controlled explosion and raid took place in Manchester Wednesday around noon local time on the third floor of the Grandby House. Residents say the building shook and the fire alarm went off, prompting many to evacuate. Some say they feared a bomb had gone off. A […]

  • Phony livery cab driver shot in Bronx robbery drives himself to hospital: police

    EASTCHESTER, The Bronx — A driver picking up a hale in the Bronx was shot after his customer was robbed, then managed to drive himself to the hospital, officials said Monday. The victim was picking up a man on Tillotson Avenue when the passenger was robbed of his gold chain, police said. It was about 4 a.m. outside The Garage nightclub. The driver, identified as Michael Philabert, then followed the robber, who met up with a second man near De Lavall Avenue. […]

  • Inside the mysteries of Hart Island in the Bronx, the cemetery of the unknown

    HART ISLAND, the Bronx — It’s often referred to as the island of the unknown, a place full of mystery. Hart Island is the largest public cemetery in the entire country, with over one million people buried there. With all those souls and lives resting there, one might think it is an area bustling with people. On the contrary: Hart Island is a place very few have ever been able to visit. The 131-acre island, smack in the middle of […]

  • Top Correction Department watchdog removed from post for eavesdropping on inmate phone calls: sources

    NEW YORK — A Department of Correction official is being removed from his post for eavesdropping on inmate phone calls, officials said Monday. Gregory Kuczinski, the head of Correction’s investigation division, allegedly listened in on phone calls made between the Department of Investigation and confidential informants, DOI officials said. Staff members under Kuczinski’s purview were also involved. Kuczinski and the staffers apparently received and ignored written directives telling them to end the surveillance, DOI officials said. Correction Department employees are not allowed to monitor calls made to DOI […]

  • Exclusive video shows 8-on-1 inmate beat down inside Rikers Island

    QUEENS, N.Y. — An inmate at Rikers Island was severely beaten by a group of nearly a dozen other inmates as a solo correction officer looked on. The incident happened in the middle of the day on Monday, showing a new inmate in a green uniform entering the unit. Sources told PIX11 News that the inmates who attacked the newcomer were all members of the Bloods gang and were unhappy that a new inmate was being moved into their unit. […]

  • Fidget Spinners: The latest craze kids love, but teachers hate

    Spin, spin, spin — It’s the latest trend to sweep the country. Fidget Spinners. Let us break them down for you, they are small toys, mostly made of metal with ball bearings inside that with a flick of a finger, spin. They are being sold and flying off shells. At the oldest toy store in New York City, Mary Arnold Toys, on the Upper East Side, they are having trouble keeping them in stock. “We are scrambling to get them everyday,” […]

  • First Girl Scout troop for homeless girls welcomes 21 members

    NEW YORK — The Girl Scouts of America welcomed their first troop for homeless girls in New York City. A group of 21 girls, ages 5 to 14, are part of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York’s newly created Troop 6000. It’s comprised entirely of young girls who are living in the city’s shelter system. “You are in four walls all day,” said Giselle Burgess, a mom of five. “You are trapped and helpless, looking at your kids.” Burgess […]

  • Correction officer allegedly attacked by inmate sues New York City

    NEW YORK — A New York City correction officer, on the force for 12 years, along with the Correction Officer’s Benevolent Association have filed a federal lawsuit against the city. Speaking exclusively to PIX11 News, Tiffany Dublin explains why she is one of the lead plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Dublin, with tears in her eyes, detailed an alleged assault against her by an inmate in October 2016, saying she was attacked out of the blue inside the Eric M. Taylor […]

  • Police seize 50 pounds of marijuana, arrest Bronx man day before ‘420’: NYPD

    MORRIS PARK, The Bronx — Fifty pounds of marijuana was seized and a Bronx man was arrested Wednesday — a day ahead of “420,” a holiday of sorts for pot smokers, according to the NYPD. A search warrant was executed at a home in the 1720 block of Fowler Avenue in the Bronx around 1:30 p.m., police said. Equipment necessary for growing marijuana plants was discovered in a “large room” on the second floor, according to police. Four “grow rooms” were at […]

  • NYC Sikh taxi driver attacked, turban ripped off head in suspected hate crime

    NEW YORK — It was the taxi ride from hell for 25-year-old Harkirat Singh. Singh is of the Sikh faith and has been a cab driver for a little over a year, working the overnight shift in his family cab. On Sunday, Singh picked up four passengers at the corner of 30th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan around 5 a.m. They wanted to go to the Bronx. Singh says they appeared drunk, but that was nothing he hasn’t dealt with […]