Danielle Leigh
Danielle Leigh is an Emmy-award winning investigative reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News.

Her reporting on government corruption and mismanagement has led to new laws and policy changes. She's also helped viewers tricked by unscrupulous business practices recoup thousands of dollars.

Prior to joining Eyewitness News, Danielle worked as an investigative reporter at WABC in New York and as a consumer investigative reporter at KING5 in Seattle.

In New York, Danielle's reporting examined inequities in state education spending and environmental concerns in New York schools, pressured authorities to correct delinquencies in the city's public housing system, and exposed a city program costing tax payers money due to ineffective oversight.

While in Seattle, her reporting uncovered safety concerns within Seattle's vehicle-for-hire inspection process, caused the state to alter a confusing system of toll bills, and achieved policy changes in a federal rural housing program offered by the USDA to prevent county government from taking advantage of participants through unfair fees.

Danielle strongly believes in supporting her community. She has worked to increase awareness about diabetes, helped raise money for uncompensated care for children experiencing debilitating illnesses, volunteered with multiple non-profits serving individuals experiencing homelessness, and served on the board for Runway to Freedom, an organization supporting domestic violence victims.

In her free time, Danielle loves traveling, trying new restaurants, enjoying live music, snowboarding, relaxing beach side and spending time with her family.

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Contact:
ABC7 Broadcast Center
Attn: Danielle Leigh
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
818-863-7777

Danielle's Stories
Homeschooling continues to increase in California amid the pandemic
According to the California Department of Education, more parents are turning to teaching their children at home during COVID-19.
Odometer fraud increasing in used-car market, experts warn
The number of vehicles on the road with a rolled-back odometer increased by 13% this year, CARFAX says.
Eyewitness News investigation finds use of police dogs causing serious injury, death even when suspects weren't combative
As civil rights groups call for an end to the use of police dogs, our analysis found in at least 14% of cases involving police dogs reported to the DOJ, officers described suspects as "passively not complying" with orders.
Eyewitness News helps Dodgers fan unable to get refund on party box for canceled game
The Dodgers had promised fans refunds or credits for canceled games amid the pandemic, but after waiting eight months, one fan reached out to ABC7 for help.
Thanksgiving travel tied to increase in coronavirus cases, including in SoCal, analysis shows
An analysis shows the U.S. counties with most holiday travel also saw a larger uptick in COVID-19 cases in the week following Thanksgiving, including in three Southern California counties.