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 firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to contact him if you have a story idea or community concern at 513-562-3706.
Wednesday, June 19 2013 9:02 PM EDT2013-06-20 01:02:49 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Barely into the start of summer and the day camp for nearly 200 kids is shutting down. It's unclear if their parents will get their money back. It's called Inspirational Keys,More >>
Barely into the start of summer and the day camp for nearly 200 kids is shutting down. It's unclear if their parents will get their money back.More >>
Wednesday, June 19 2013 5:14 PM EDT2013-06-19 21:14:11 GMT
National Beef Packing Co., a Liberal, Kan., establishment, is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. The problem was discoveredMore >>
National Beef Packing Company - a Liberal, KS, establishment - is recalling approximately 22,737 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7.More >>
Thursday, June 20 2013 12:27 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:27:48 GMT
MILLTOWN, IN (WAVE) – Two people drown in the same water and it happened in less than 24 hours. The first happened Tuesday night, the second Wednesday afternoon, both in the Blue River in Harrison County. MaryMore >>
Two people drown in the same water and it happened in less than 24 hours. The first happened Tuesday night, the second Wednesday afternoon, both in the Blue River in Harrison County.More >>
Thursday, June 20 2013 12:31 AM EDT2013-06-20 04:31:27 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Emergency crews are on the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving two motorcycles. According to MetroSafe, the crash happened at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on Billtown Road at theMore >>
According to MetroSafe, the crash happened at 10:45 p.m. Wednesday on Billtown Road at the Gene Snyder ramp.More >>