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Dan Mannarino is a seven-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 the terror attacks in Paris and Manchester, the election of Pope Francis live from Rome, Hurricane Sandy, the East Harlem explosion, the Philadelphia train derailment, the Chelsea bombings and many more.

Dan has won a number of broadcast media awards, including seven regional Emmy Awards, two which were for his exclusive Hidden New York Series that took viewers to unknown hidden spots around the tri-state area.

Over the past three years, Dan has provided in-depth reporting from inside Rikers Island, one of the country’s largest jail systems. With more than a dozen exclusive reports, Dan uncovered corruption and violence that helped shift the tide to shuttering the island over the next 10 years. Many of Dan’s exclusive reports on Rikers made national headlines.

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 and vice-president of the nonprofit charity Circle Up Foundation, the mission of which is to bring joy and dignity to the special needs community nationwide. You can learn more on this charitable organization at circleupfoundation.org.

Dan was born and raised in the tri-state area and is a proud graduate of Manhattan College in the Bronx. In 2017, Dan rescued a black lab mix named Bella. They can often be found at the dog park.


Recent Articles
  • Thousands of dead fish appear in Long Island canal

    HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. — Thousands of dead fish were found Monday morning in a Southampton canal after they couldn’t get enough oxygen in the shallow body of water. Fishermen and passersby near the Shinnecock Canal in Long Island noticed what one person called a “sheet of fish” and alerted authorities Monday morning. State police and officials from the state Department of Environmental Conservation were on scene investigating, according to multiple news outlets. The deaths of these bunker fish — in what’s known […]

  • SEE IT: Gun jams on suspect during robbery attempt at Bronx deli

    THE BRONX — Workers at the Habibi Deli in the Bronx are considering themselves lucky after a gun-toting suspect allegedly  tried to kill them — but the gun jammed. The whole incident began shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday, at the East Gun Hill Road Deli. That is where police say 22-year-old Timothy Bohler walked in and tried to buy an Arizona ice tea on credit. When the clerk said no, Bohler became irate and tried to steal the clerk’s money. […]

  • ‘Subway therapy’ sticky notes help New Yorkers process, cope after election

    CHELSEA, Manhattan — Days after a contentious and divisive election, New Yorkers are finding a simple and easy way to express themselves: sticky notes. In the long pathway linking the No. 1 train to the L train under 14th Street sits a man who has dubbed himself the “subway therapist.” His name is Matt Chavez and he is not actually a licensed therapist at all. “I am not a licensed therapist,” Chavez said. ” However, I do not think you need to […]

  • Broken machines, vanishing names leave New Yorkers waiting for hours at polling stations

    NEW YORK — Voters across New York City and elsewhere in the tri-state area were plunged into voting nightmares on Election Day,  facing wait times of up to three hours, misplaced ballots, broken machines and even names vanishing from the rolls. PIX11 viewers across Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and New Jersey have been contacting the newsroom with their complaints throughout the day, beginning just minutes after polls opened at 6 a.m. And social media posts are rife with tales of expected obstacles. “It’s […]

  • Multiple employees injured in brawl at Manhattan Detention Complex

    NEW YORK — Eight employees were injured when a brawl broke out Sunday morning at the Manhattan Detention Complex. According to a Department of Correction official, the incident happened around 8 a.m. The assistant deputy warden who was punched in the face was treated at the MDC clinic. He then returned to duty. A captain and six officers were taken to an area hospital where they were treated for pepper spray exposure and minor injuries. “We have zero tolerance for […]

  • Ex-Suffolk Police Chief James Burke sentenced in 2012 beating case

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The former leader of one of the country’s largest suburban police departments has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. Former Suffolk County Police Chief James Burke got the 46-month sentence Wednesday. He has already served 11 months. Federal prosecutors say he recruited a long list of accomplices to cover up his precinct house beating of a man who stole embarrassing items from his SUV back in 2012. “During his tenure as the highest ranking […]

  • Suspect in Inwood rape arrested after returning to the scene of the crime

    INWOOD, Manhattan — Augustina Alvarado is relieved knowing that career criminal Yenson Reyes is now in police custody nearly a month after he allegedly broke into her Inwood apartment and tried to sexually assault her teen daughter at knifepoint. The attack happened in the middle of the night on Oct. 6, at the family’s 212th Street apartment. Police say that when Reyes, 35, allegedly grabbed the 17-year-old girl, her mother fought back, pushing Reyes away from her daughter. The suspect then fled out the […]

  • Exclusive: Surveillance video captures Rikers Island inmate attack corrections officer

    RIKERS ISLAND — A Rikers Island inmate and correction officer were caught on camera in an altercation Tuesday evening. The incident happened around 5:40 p.m. Surveillance video obtained exclusively by PIX11 shows the inmate push the escorting officer. The two get into a heated conversation before the inmate pushes the officer a second time. The officer, who has been on the job since January, was punched and had her hair pulled. The video shows other inmates observing from another room, but not […]

  • Judge drops charges against limo driver in Long Island wine country crash that killed 4 women

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — A judge dropped the criminal charges against a limousine driver in the fatal crash in wine country that killed four women last year. Four other people were injured in the July 2015 crash in Cutchogue. Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho ruled Wednesday that an indictment charging driver Carlos Pino was flawed because of improper grand jury testimony. Pino, 58, faced 16 counts that include criminally negligent homicide, assault, reckless driving and other traffic violations. Though he doesn’t […]

  • 2 men wanted for exposing themselves to joggers in Long Island park

    MASSAPEQUA, Long Island — After a number of reports of partially naked men approaching women in the massive Massapequa on Long Island, police are stepping up walking patrols to find the men responsible. The latest incidents occurred Sunday, just six-minutes apart from one another. However, the were miles apart, with women giving two very different descriptions that have lead police to believe two men are responsible. In both cases, the women were walking in the preserve when the men approached […]