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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
  • ‘Major takedown’ at Rikers Island nets 17 arrests, including correction officers

    NEW YORK — A “major takedown” at Rikers Island involving contraband smuggling netted 17 arrests, including two correction officers, a jail cook, inmates and civilians, a source told PIX11 News Thursday. The accused allegedly brought scalpels, narcotics and other contraband into the jail, notorious for violence within its walls and described by some as “the worst place on Earth,” in exchange for thousands of dollars in bribes. Two correction officers and a cook at Rikers have been suspended pending the investigation, the […]

  • New video shows panicked bystanders as knife-wielding man is shot and killed by police in midtown

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — It started off as any other day for people trudging along to work. The coffee carts set up, the C and E trains pulling into the 49th street station, the worker bees heading to the office — when suddenly gunshots rang out at 8:30 a.m. Steps away from Broadway and Times Square, the area was not only packed with commuters, but tourists as well. It all began when a man walked into the Food Emporium Supermarket on 49th Street […]

  • Students rally behind gym teacher caught on camera yelling at student

    HEWLETT, N.Y. — As any student knows at Hewlett High School on Long Island, cell phones are not allowed at any point during the school day. However, that did not stop one student from recording a three-minute screaming match between a gym teacher and a freshmen student. It all began last Tuesday, when Chris Passuello requested that a student put his phone away and sit down. According to others in the class, the student did not follow the teachers request, […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Disabled NYCHA resident in dangerously small apartment pleads for new home

    STATEN ISLAND — Josephine Loya has lived in the Richmond Terrace Houses for 13 years. She moved in with her son when she was pregnant with her daughter. Loya had a job and life was good. However, 10 years ago, Loya was diagnosed with a thyroid condition that turned her world upside down. “Once I developed that disease, I gained weight rapidly,” Loya told PIX11 News. Loya needed a wheelchair to get around. However, her NYCHA apartment was too small. The […]

  • LI mom speaks out after son with autism was left alone on school bus

    LONG ISLAND — Long Island mom Jeanine Vitucci arrived at her 7-year-old son Anthony’s school at 2:30 in the afternoon to pick him up. However, it’s not something she has done since September — since her son usually rides a school bus to and from the BOCES Elementary School. This changed on Wednesday when Anthony, who has autism and is non-verbal, was left alone on a school bus for 90 minutes. “The driver had forgot him on the bus,” Vitucci said. […]

  • Staten Island man who killed his wife looking for love from behind bars

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island man behind bars for killing his wife is now looking for love online, telling potential partners “you won’t regret it.” Jonathan Crupi was arrested and charged with murdering his wife Simeonette Crupi in 2012. Crupi was charged with pushing her down a flight of stairs then stabbing her more than a dozen times before ransacking the home and calling 911 to make it look like they were burglarized by a violent thief. He was […]

  • Escaped inmate captured in NJ, faces additional 5 years in prison

    LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — He only had two weeks left until he was out on parole, but now 38-year-old Arthur Buckel is facing up to five years back in prison for escaping last Tuesday. The manhunt lasted nearly a week since Buckel escaped from his Bayside Prison jail cell and fled North evading police at every turn. On Sunday night, Buckel had told police through his family that he was going to turn himself in at the Forked River rest […]

  • Raccoon Lodge gets New Orleans-style funeral ahead of demolition

    TRIBECA, Manhattan — It’s the death of another New York City dive bar, but this one is going out in style. With balloons, umbrellas, a marching band and coffin, dozens of Tribeca residents marched down West Broadway Friday for a New Orleans-style funeral to mourn the loss of the Raccoon Lodge, the the latest casualty to be bought out by developers looking to build high-rise condos . Ace Navorro opened the bar in 1982. If you are thinking the Raccoon Lodge […]

  • Search for escaped prisoner expands after mayor says he’s no longer in Barnegat, N.J.

    BARNEGAT, N.J. — The mayor of a New Jersey town that was the center of a search for an escaped prisoner says the state has told him the convict is no longer there. Barnegat Mayor John Novak said Thursday that 38-year-old Arthur Buckel is no longer in the town. But, for the better part of the day, the entire town was on high alert. Over 100 police officers from local agencies, state police and SWAT teams continued to search for […]

  • Heroin 911: The plan

    NEW YORK — Just hours before we sat down with Ithaca, New York Mayor, Svante Myric, someone died from a heroin overdose just steps from an addiction recovery facility in town. As PIX11 has been reporting, the heroin epidemic is growing. In 2014, the CDC reported that over 11,000 people died nationwide of heroin overdoses It’s the reason PIX11 traveled 250 miles north to Ithaca. “It seems you can just arrest everyone, put them in jail and say you are going to get […]