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
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.
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools welcome Dr. Nyah Hamlett as new superintendent
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools system has sworn-in its new superintendent, Dr. Nyah Hamlett, an educator in Virginia for 16 years.
End of Kwanzaa marked with Raleigh celebration and performances
The African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County marked the end of Kwanzaa Friday evening with performances at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.
Watch Night service goes virtual at historic Bethel A.M.E. Zion Church in Spring Lake
Watch Night, also known as "Freedom's Eve," dates to New Year's Eve of 1862, when Black slaves gathered in churches to celebrate President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation becoming law.
Can you solve word puzzles? State Archives needs your help
If you're looking for a new hobby and want to decode the mystery locked in 300-year-old handwritten documents, the State Archives of North Carolina has just the thing for you.
RDU celebrates record-setting pandemic passenger numbers and new flights
More passengers departed from the RDU Airport during Christmas week than any point since the COVID-19 pandemic began hitting North Carolina in mid-March.
COVID-19 outbreak sweeps Highway Patrol training class
Nearly 75 percent of a new class of state troopers tested positive for COVID-19, though only four showed symptoms.
Biotech company creating 200 new jobs in $75 million RTP operation
A Texas-based biotechnology company is investing $75 million in a new manufacturing operation in Research Triangle Park that will create about 200 new jobs.