Dan Wells reports and anchors for the FOX 19 Morning News and FOX 19 News Morning Xtra from 4:30am-11am and also anchors the FOX 19 Weekend Morning News from 8am-10am.
During his first two years here in Cincinnati, Dan reported for the FOX 19 - Ten O'clock News on a variety of breaking and daily news events. Dan also traveled to Arizona/Mexico for a special series on border and immigration issues affecting life here in the Tri-State. Since then, Dan has moved into a reporting and anchoring role for the FOX 19 Morning News.
In 2012, Dan was given the opportunity to launch the FOX 19 Weekend Morning News.
Wells came to FOX 19 in 2008 after working as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WJET, the ABC affiliate in Erie, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, Dan was also general assignment reporter at KMIR, the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, California. Dan began his journalism career at KNXV the ABC affiliate in Phoenix, Arizona. He spent four years working in the production and news departments there.
Dan first developed a yearning to work in the news industry during high school. It was during a "school-to-work" program at WICU, the NBC affiliate in Erie, Pennsylvania where he developed a love of writing, news reporting, and television.
The Pennsylvania native holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism/communications from Clarion University.
Dan is honored to be your source for balanced news and information that's important to your life. It is a role he does not take lightly. Please send him your story ideas at email@example.com or feel free to contact him if you have a story idea or community concern at 513-562-3706.
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:40:44 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The coroner released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by someone driving a van. The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft DriveMore >>
The accident occurred Sunday around 4:36 a.m. on Preston Highway at Pinecroft Drive near Blue Lick Road in the Okolona neighborhood of Louisville.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-03-09 21:50:21 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A business was evacuated due to a gas leak as hazmat crews continue to work to secure the area, according to Louisville Metrosafe. Dispatchers confirmed the business is in theMore >>
Fire crews were able to set up a water line and fog curtain to approach the tank and shut off the valve. The leak was contained at 12:56 p.m.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-03-09 18:38:57 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police have responded to a fatal car accident early Sunday morning. Around 4:45, the accident was reported in Okolona, at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road. Police aren'tMore >>
Around 4:45 a.m., the accident was reported in Okolona at Preston Highway and Blue Lick Road.
Friday, March 7 2014 9:42 PM EST2014-03-08 02:42:29 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One man is dead after an accident involving three vehicles in south Louisville. According to Jefferson County Deputy Coroner RD Jones, Ricky Duncan, 54, was driving a Ford escortMore >>
The Louisville Metro Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the crash.More >>
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