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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
  • Hundreds gather at Stonewall Inn as historic landmark is named national monument

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — Hundreds packed the streets outside the Stonewall Inn Monday as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Stacey Jewell, officially named the area a national monument. “We want our history to be known and to reflect who we are,” Jewell declared.  ” A nation that inspires us to be as inclusive as it is diverse.” The announcement came Friday, when President Obama declared the area the first National site dedicated to LGBT history.  It became official Monday. […]

  • Couple who posed for Stonewall Inn sculpture celebrate historic designation

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan — It was a historic day for the country, for New York and for the LGBT community, as President Obama declared Stonewall Inn and Christopher Park a national monument. It is the first time in nation’s history that an LGBT establishment received national monument status. For Leslie Cohen and Beth Suskin, not only was this historic, it was extremely personal. The two have been in a loving relationship for nearly 40 years. “This is the love of my life, […]

  • NYPD unveils rainbow-themed patrol SUV ahead of NYC Pride Parade

    NEW YORK — The New York Police Department is showing its support for the LGBT community this year before the city’s Pride Parade with a rainbow-themed patrol SUV. #HappeningSoon: Mayor @BilldeBlasio & @CommissBratton brief NYers on security for NYC's Heritage Pride Parade pic.twitter.com/14AUDVlmMg — NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 23, 2016 The department posted a video of the newly decorated SUV on Twitter Thursday morning. It’s complete with rainbow-colored decals with “NYC Pride 2016” written inside hearts and “Our Hearts Goes Out To Orlando” […]

  • Raccoons terrorizing New Jersey neighborhood

    HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. — Residents in a New Jersey town are urged to be on the lookout for rabid raccoons that have been terrorizing the neighborhood in recent days. Just a few days ago, Chis and Carol Onorato let their 2-year-old beagle mix Sophie out into the backyard. A few minutes later, a raccoon came out of no where, in the daylight, and attacked the dog. “It had a grip on the leg,” Chris Onorato recalled. “I had a fight with […]

  • NYC protests call for end to dog-eating festival in China

    MANHATTAN — Protesters gathered in Chinatown Friday to call for an end to a dog-meat festival in China. For the past six years in Yulin, China, thousands of dogs have been sold and killed then eaten at the Lychee and Dog Festival. In Yulin, dogs are sold for about $60 each to butchers who can then double their money by selling the animal’s meat. In New York City, animal rights activists are putting pressure on the Chinese government to end the festival. A […]

  • LGBT bars increase security after hateful, anti-gay notes are left on NYC cars

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan — Art Rosen is a US postal worker who regularly delivers mail in Hell’s Kitchen, specifically along 46th Street. But, two days ago, Rosen noticed something different. “I was delivering mail along my route, and I noticed their were letters all over the block,” Rosen said. The letters were handwritten and photo copied, lining 46th street from Eighth to Ninth avenues and placed on the windshields of parked cars. The letters made threats to the FBI, Muslims and homosexuals. […]

  • New Yorkers rally behind Muslim women being harassed on F train

    NEW YORK — This is what New York Values are all about. Amaira Hassan was commuting from Queens to Manhattan on Monday morning, amid the rush hour crowds and hustle and bustle of a packed F train.  It was just 24 hours after news broke regarding the worst shooting in American history. At a time when so many were mourning the 49 lives lost in Orlando, no one expected a man to come on the train to spew hate, but […]

  • 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 […]