Steve Daniels - Anchor and reporter at ABC11 WTVD
Steve Daniels is the co-anchor of ABC11 Eyewitness News at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 11:00 pm Monday-Friday. Steve also anchors ABC11 Eyewitness News at 10 pm weeknights on CW22. In addition, Steve anchors Breaking News coverage from the Breaking News Center. Steve joined ABC11 Eyewitness News in June, 1999.

Steve is also the ABC11 investigative reporter. One of his proudest moments came in December 2007, when a new state law took effect banning school bus drivers from using cell-phones while behind the wheel. Legislators took action as a direct result of Steve's investigative report "Dialing While Driving". The undercover report exposed school bus drivers using cell-phones while driving bus loads of children.


Before coming to WTVD, Steve was a correspondent for "Dateline NBC". Steve traveled the country and the world interviewing newsmakers and reporting stories for the national newsmagazine program. Steve also appeared on the "Today" show, "NBC Nightly News", MSNBC, and CNBC.

Prior to that, Steve was the weekday 5 and 5:30 pm anchor and Senior Investigative Reporter for WTVJ in Miami. While in Miami, Steve was honored with seven Emmys and several other national awards for outstanding investigative reporting.

Steve also anchored the weekend news at KCNC in Denver.

Steve is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He lives in the Triangle with his wife and two children.

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Steve's Stories
Cary mom turns heartbreak into action with I-40 billboards after son's overdose death
Freida MacDonald wants the billboards to put a face to the staggering number of people who are dying from drug overdoses.
Raleigh man and 9/11 'hero' reflects on how attacks shifted his priorities and shaped his life
The 9/11 terror attacks thrust Cary native John Cerqueira into the national spotlight after he helped carry a woman in a wheelchair down 68 flights of stairs in the north tower of the World Trade Center.
Wegmans' secret recipe: it's a great place to work
Fortune has named Wegmans a corporate role model for the way it treats employees, which may help explain how the grocery chain has quickly developed a loyal legion of shoppers at its three Triangle stores.
Chapel Hill friends seek to bridge racial divide with new book "If you were not Black"
"This book is about the inside knowledge of the Black experience, past, present, and it seeks to bridge the gap of the racial divide in America."
Experts offer advice for successful return to in-person learning
Experts say children and parents should expect some challenges in making the transition from remote learning to in-person instruction.
Durham 11-year-old brightens spirits at Urban Ministries with weekly snack bags
Addy Hamer attracts a big crowd on Sunday evenings at 5:45 p.m. when she hands out Ziploc bags packed with snacks to people who are homeless at Urban Ministries.
Raleigh lawyer joins Trump impeachment defense team
Raleigh lawyer Josh Howard has joined former President Donald Trump's defense team for the Senate impeachment trial, according to a court filing obtained by ABC11.
Panel floats idea of improving NC roads by increasing taxes
The committee offers several ideas to increase spending by a recommended 40%, including raising vehicle taxes, raising the state sales tax and floating the idea of charging drivers based on the number of miles they drive.
Duke Health now offering COVID-19 vaccine to anyone over 75
Duke Health is now giving the COVID-19 vaccine to people 75 and older; you do not need to be a Duke Health patient to get the vaccine.
Raleigh blood center reports urgent need for convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients
The Blood Connection, a nonprofit community blood center in Raleigh, reports demand for convalescent plasma has tripled.