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
How much are restaurants contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in LA County?
Data from L.A. County's health department shows a small percentage of outbreaks have been tied to restaurants and bars. But some have been cited for coronavirus-related violations.
INTERACTIVE MAP: COVID-19 death rates by community in Southern California
In Los Angeles County, places like Little Armenia had a COVID-19 death rate nine times above the Los Angeles County death rate.
As the US surpasses 250K COVID-19 deaths, SoCal learns to deal with layers of grief
A memorial at a church in Covina offers residents a chance to mourn losses caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. As the country records more than a quarter million deaths, and some areas hit harder than others, those losses include anything from a missed graduation to the death of a loved one.
Romance scams up nearly 20% amid coronavirus pandemic
Loneliness and lockdowns have created the perfect scenario for scammers hoping to take advantage of singles looking for love.
Prop. 22: Rideshare-driver measure is most expensive in California history
Proposition 22 has become the most expensive measure in California history with over $204 million contributed to this single issue.
Presidential campaigns set new records for social media ad spending
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have set new spending records for political ads on social media this election.
Deputy alleges violent arrests help officers earn notoriety in LASD-based 'Executioners' gang
"Inking parties" are a secret ritual to initiate deputies into the alleged "Executioners" gang in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, according to a sworn deposition testimony by LASD Deputy Art Gonzalez.
At 97, WWII Veteran says he never misses Memorial Day Parade
The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade is an annual tradition for thousands of families in Queens, who for the last 92 years have paused each Memorial Day to honor the men and women how have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.