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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
  • 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 […]

  • Fast food worker brutally beaten after giving attacker free food

    DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A fast food worker was trying to be generous when she gave a man two free meals Saturday, but was then attacked after her good deed. Shagufta Riaz, a  fast food worker with a good heart, has worked at the Checkers on Court Street in Brooklyn for the past six months. She often works the late shift. Last Saturday, Riaz was working the cashier counter when a man walked in and ordered food, but didn’t have enough money. Riaz, […]

  • Exclusive: Rikers officer slashed by inmate speaks out against historic change to solitary confinement

    NEW YORK — Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Corrections announced the elimination of solitary confinement within the city’s jail system for inmates under the age of 21, making New York City the first in the country to do so. It was a decision correction officers and their union opposed from the beginning saying it would create more violence and put the lives of the officers in danger daily. The change was spurred, in part, by the […]

  • Woman, 69, suffers brain hemorrhage in attack by man lashing out over $3 beer: daughter

    It all began over a $3 beer. That is what prompted an all-out brawl between Richard Springer, 29, and a worker at the Sutphin King Deli in Jamaica Queens on Saturday. Springer began throwing punches, slamming the worker into an ATM, officials said. Outside watching the encounter unfold was 69-year old Eve Gentillon. She was on her way to the supermarket after going to church. Springer had enough and fled from the store, but not before throwing one viscous punch at Gentillon, […]

  • Mother of Kalief Browder, held in solitary confinement for years at Rikers Island, dies

    RIKERS ISLAND — It was a sudden heart attack that claimed the life of Venida Browder, the mother of Kalief Browder, but her attorney says she died of a broken heart. She was 63. Paul Prestia has represented the Browder family since the beginning, when the then 16-year old Kalief Browder was arrested on suspicion of stealing a backpack and was locked up at Rikers Island. He maintained his innocence, refusing to plead guilty to a crime he says he did […]

  • Long Island man involved in fatal drag race arrested on gun charge

    MINEOLA, N.Y. — A Long Island man who received six months in jail and five years on probation for his role in a drag racing crash that killed five teenagers is facing weapons and endangerment charges. Cory Gloe was arrested late Wednesday in Farmingdale after allegedly firing a 12-gauge shotgun in the air. No one was injured. Bail was set at $100,000. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/2e08q7C ) reported that his attorney said it is not certain who fired the shotgun. Gloe was […]