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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
  • Lawyer for newly exonerated man plans to sue Queens DA

    Wellington Clase was all smiles Wednesday walking out of Queens Criminal Court a free man, after spending 6 months inside a Rikers Island jail cell for a crime he did not commit. Clase wasted no time pulling out his cellphone to tell those he loves. “I am on Snapchat right now,” Clase said. “I am letting people know I do not have 25 years hanging over my head anymore.” Clase can thank private investigator Manuel Gomez and his attorney John Scola for […]

  • Private investigator, pointing to video, helps exonerate man after spending 6 months in NYC jail

    KEW GARDENS, Queens — With the aid of video evidence, a private investigator helped a man be exonerated Thursday after he spent six months in jail for allegedly illegally selling a gun to a federal agent. A judge in Queens absolved Wellington Clase on Thursday of any wrongdoing in the May 2013 sale of a gun to a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives official after Manuel Gomez, a private investigator, agreed to look into the case. Clase was arrested in front […]

  • President of NYC corrections union charged with wire fraud

    NEW YORK — Norman Seabrook has been the president of the New York City Correction Officer’s Union for the past 20 years, constantly fighting for the rights of his 9,000 members. From salary increases, safety, workplace violence, time off and more vacation,  he’s been the mouthpiece. Yet, Wednesday that came to a full stop. Seabrook was arrested at 6 a.m. inside his Bronx home on federal corruption charges along with hedge fund manager Murray Huberfeld. Huberfeld runs a company called […]

  • ‘Sorry for the smell’: Note found next to body in Bronx apartment

    THE BRONX — Two teenagers were in for an eerie surprise as they were moving into a Bronx apartment Monday evening . The teens were told they would receive a fairly inexpensive rent if they cleaned out the apartment at 2325 Arthur Ave. before moving in. However, when they were cleaning the place, a foot fell out of a blanket, revealing a decomposing body with a note next to it that said, “Sorry for the smell.” On Thursday, when PIX11 cameras showed up, the […]

  • District investigating who gave Fetty Wap OK to shoot rap video at Paterson school

    PATERSON, N.J. — A New Jersey school district is investigating how rapper Fetty Wap was allowed to record a music video that included drug references and a pole dancer in his old high school. The 24-year-old Paterson native released the video for “Wake Up” last week. Fetty Wap, whose birth name is Willie Maxwell, dropped out of the school where he shot the video. Paterson school district spokeswoman Terry Corallo said the district is investigating whether procedures were followed in allowing parts […]

  • NJ councilman targeted by hateful messages responds to man who called him ‘terrorist’

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — Ravinder Bhalla has been city councilman in Hoboken, New Jersey, for 7 years, hardly running into any problems during his reelection campaign. Recently, Bhalla penned a measure that would help improve parking by the waterfront district, and tweeted his constituents about it to let them know. He never thought he would get the response he did. A resident of the neighboring Jersey City tweeted saying, “how the hell did Hoboken allow this guy to be a councilman. He […]

  • New Yorkers head outside to bask in warm weather

    NEW YORK — It didn’t matter where you looked today, summer clothing was out in full force Wednesday. With temperatures reaching 90 degrees in some areas, offices moved meetings outside, lunch breaks extended by an hour and the sunbathers came out. “Sun, hot, I love it,” said one woman getting taking in the sun. Crowds began to gather by the lawn at Bryant Park for when park workers took the ropes down to open the park. The Mr. Softee trucks […]

  • Customers still waiting to see if they were robbed in Queens bank heist

    REGO PARK, Queens — For a second day in a row, customers at a Queens bank targeted by sophisticated thieves were left to wonder whether their belongings were stolen as part of a dramatic heist over the weekend. A bank spokesperson told PIX11 News it may be several more days before they can determine just how much was stolen and alert the customers who were victimized. That’s because, the spokesperson said, the bank is still a crime scene and workers […]

  • Thieves cut into bank’s roof, steal safety boxes in Queens

    REGO PARK, Queens – It is a plot straight out of a movie: a bank heist in Queens that has both police and bank customers scratching their heads as to how the thieves escaped undetected. When the bank closed on Saturday, all was fine. But when a manager at the Maspeth Federal Bank along Woodhaven Boulevard in Rego Park returned Monday morning, he knew immediately something was wrong. It was then the manager discovered a huge hole in the vault’s ceiling with dozens […]

  • Workers rescued after becoming stuck on scaffold 13 floors up in East Harlem: EMS

    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan – Two workers were rescued Friday after they became stuck on scaffolding 13 floors above the ground in East Harlem, according to EMS. The incident began about 9:43 a.m. near Lexington Avenue and East 98th Street. Passersby flagged down two NYPD officers, alerting them that two men were inside a dangling scaffold. The men were working on masonry at the Lexington Washington Houses when their scaffolding failed. One side of the apparatus was titled toward the ground, 13 […]