Danielle Wiggins - News

Where the Air is Better.

Current Location  -  WKYC, Cleveland


Represented by  -  John Butte

Career Summary

Emmy winner Danielle Wiggins currently anchors the 4:00 A.M. newscast of WKYC's morning news. She is also the morning traffic reporter for Cleveland’s NBC affiliate.

Danielle is truly a multi-skilled journalist. Her background includes on-air and production work in television, radio and digital media; as well as a stint as an adjunct instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University.

She is also the creator, host, and producer of the Emmy winning series "Rising." "Rising" rose from TEGNA’s media initiative to transform news content. It tells the stories of people in Northeast Ohio who have overcome obstacles to achieve success and are inspiring others to do the same.

Before joining WKYC, Danielle was the main producer and correspondent for “The Regina Brett Show” on 89.7 WKSU, Northeast Ohio’s regional National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate. The Regina Brett Show won multiple state and national awards under Danielle's leadership, including an Ohio Excellence in Journalism award for best radio show.

Danielle holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a master’s degree in media management from Kent State University. She is always looking for opportunities to develop new and engaging content for multiple media platforms.


12 Years


Kent State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Masters of Arts, Media Management

Bachelors of Science, Broadcast Journalism

"Print reporters dispense information; tv reporters tell stories"