Danielle Wiggins - News

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Current Location  -  WKYC, Cleveland


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Represented by  -  John Butte



Career Summary

Danielle Wiggins is currently the morning traffic reporter and producer/anchor of the noon news for WKYC-TV, 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-nominated 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.


Experience

12 Years


Education

Kent State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Masters of Arts, Media Management

Bachelors of Science, Broadcast Journalism

"This backpacking proverb applies: there is no downhill trail to the top"