Danielle Wiggins is an Emmy winning reporter and news anchor at WKYC, NBC Cleveland Ohio. She was the anchor of the 4:00 A.M. newscast of WKYC's morning news and the morning traffic reporter before Covid-19 changed morning strategies. She continues her morning presence as a featured reporter of good news and uplifting stories.
Danielle also hosts Reality Break with two other reporter-anchors on Channel 3. Reality Break airs on wkyc.com and helps “women find their way over food and good conversation.”
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." which evolved 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 earned 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.
Kent State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Masters of Arts, Media Management
Bachelors of Science, Broadcast Journalism