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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