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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
  • 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 […]

  • ‘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 […]