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.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:33 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:33:42 GMT
A Lufkin woman was struck and killed by lightning during last night's storms.Around 10:30 p.m., a 32-year-old I-HOP employee was standing in the parking lot holding an umbrella when lightning struck her,More >>
A Lufkin woman was struck and killed by lightning during last night's storms.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 9:32 PM EDT2013-05-23 01:32:31 GMT
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man with possible ties to a Boston Marathon bombing suspect was shot and killed after the FBI interviewed him early Wednesday. The FBI confirmed a special agent fatally shot a manMore >>
A man killed Wednesday during questioning by the FBI said he and Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev were accomplices in a 2011 slaying. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 7:56 PM EDT2013-05-22 23:56:01 GMT
(RNN) – Of the 24 killed in the EF-5 tornado that decimated Moore, OK, 10 are children - two of which are infants according to a release by the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office. All the childrenMore >>
The last of the missing from Monday's massive tornado that tore through the town of Moore, OK, have been accounted for. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:21 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:21:12 GMT
(RNN) - British officials are saying one man is dead and two others were injured in a possible terrorist attack in London on Wednesday.According to BBC News, eyewitnesses said man was attacked in a streetMore >>
One man is dead after two men attacked him in broad daylight with knives and meat cleavers. More >>