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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
  • Man being questioned in shooting death of 21-year-old in public housing stairwell

    MORRISANIA, The Bronx — Police are questioning a man they believe may have information about who shot and killed a 21-year-old woman in the Bronx Monday night. The victim, identified as Aaliyah Alder, was found about 10:40 p.m. Monday with a gunshot wound to her head inside an eighth-floor stairwell at the Forest Houses on Tinton Avenue, according to the NYPD. Authorities said officers were called about reports of shots being fired. When they arrived, Alder was pronounced dead. The victim did not live at […]

  • Dogs from Egypt arrive in NYC in rare rescue mission

    NEW YORK — Nearly a dozen dogs from Cairo, Egypt arrived in New York City Thursday in a rare rescue mission. “They are treated poorly,” said Jennifer Lamb, founder of In our Hands Rescue, a non-profit organization in New York City. “They are considered like rats, so the government deals with them by poisoning them.” Lamb, who typically rescues dogs from the South, worked around the clock to get these dogs out of Egypt and over to America. “Our motto […]

  • Line of cars catches fire in Manhattan

    SUTTON PLACE, Manhattan — A line of cars caught fire in Manhattan Friday, sending flames ripping through vehicles and thick plumes of black smoke billowing into the air. The fire appeared to have started from a Golds Plumbing truck parked on East 58th Street between First and Second avenues, officials said. Flames then spread to a line of cars parked ahead of that van. The work van had a mechanical problem and began leaking fiery fuel. Mike McNenny was watching […]

  • Exclusive: Witness in Bronx sucker-punch attack knows suspects

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, the Bronx — A woman who witnessed a man passed out on a Bronx street about a month ago didn’t think much of it, until she turned on her television Tuesday. “In this area, you don’t know if a person is passed out drunk,” says the woman who does not want her identity revealed. Speaking exclusively to PIX11, she says she was born and raised in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx and has seen it all. […]

  • Bloody photo shows inmate slashed behind bars at Rikers Island

    Editor’s note: A blurred version of the original photo of the inmate’s wound is embedded at the bottom of this article. Viewer discretion is advised. THE BRONX, N.Y. – An inmate at Rikers Island was slashed inside the jail and a bloody photo of his wound, which stretches from above his eyebrow to his upper lip, was posted to a private Facebook page for correction officers. A source told PIX11 News the inmate who was attacked is David Morrerro, 36, […]

  • Shelter dog rescued in Lincoln Tunnel during nor’easter seeks new home

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — The runaway shelter dog that was saved by Port Authority police during this week’s nor’easter is looking for a loving home after escaping torture twice. Little 5-year-old Pandy finds her comfort sitting in a corner. She arrived at the Animal Haven Shelter just a few weeks ago after being rescued from the illegal dog meat trade in Thailand. For five years, Pandy was kept in captivity until she was brought to New York. A volunteer took the terrier-mix out for […]

  • 1 dead, 100 residents evacuated in Yonkers fire

    YONKERS, N.Y. — At least one person is dead and approximately 100 residents have been evacuated after flames broke out at a Yonkers apartment building, officials said. The fire began about 4 a.m. at 1 Hawley Terrace. When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting out of windows on the fifth floor of the seven-story residence. Firefighters faced additional challenges to battling the blaze after Tuesday’s snowstorm. First responders had to dig out fire hydrants for their hoses and water sprayed on the buildings froze […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Rikers Island captain caught on video kissing inmate, resigns

    NEW YORK — A Department of Corrections veteran captain has resigned after video surfaced showing her kissing an inmate inside what appears to be a Rikers Island jail cell. In the exclusive cellphone video obtained by PIX11 News, sources say, Capt. Shantay Dash walks by an inmate’s cell inside the RNDC complex. The two begin a conversation and suddenly Dash is seen leaning in for what appears to be a kiss. “What the heck?” Dash yells after the kiss. However, […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Inmates, officers discuss life behind bars at Rikers Island

    NEW YORK — Rikers Island is often described by many as a “hell on earth.” When we say many, we refer to inmates, officers and staff alike. It is a reputation that has plagued the massive jail complex for decades. PIX11 has spent over a year reporting on the issues within the jail system, encompassing both the positive and negative aspects. Recently a new ad hit the airwaves calling for Rikers Island to close. Jail officials and Mayor Bill de […]

  • Inside Rikers Island: Fixing the system

    NEW YORK — Inside the walls of Rikers Island, there is a team of people slowly but surely trying to fix what has often been described as a fractured and flawed system. Deputy Warden Melissa Matthews has been on the job for 25 years and hopes to one day see zero violence in the city jail system. She says it is not just a pipe dream. “I think everyone is involved in making this a safer place,” says Matthews. Matthews, […]