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Danielle Wiggins, 3News Anchor & Reporter

Danielle Wiggins anchors the 4:30 a.m. half hour and the Saturday edition of the GO! morning show at WKYC Studios in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Born, raised and educated in Northeast Ohio, Danielle Wiggins serves as an anchor and reporter for the Tuesday through Saturday editions of the GO! morning show. In this role, Danielle anchors the 4:30 a.m. half hour of GO!, reports traffic and trending news, and contributes enterprise reports to various newscasts.

In addition to her daily TV responsibilities, Danielle was also the co-creator, host and producer of the station’s "Rising" initiative. "Rising" told the stories of people in Northeast Ohio who have overcome obstacles to achieve success and inspired others to do the same.

In 2018, Danielle won a regional Emmy Award and a Salute to Excellence Award from the National Association of Black Journalists for a "Rising" episode telling the story of a teen with cerebral palsy who pursued his dream of playing organized basketball.

Danielle also won a 2022 Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women In Media for her report on two Northeast Ohio ministry leaders, from different racial backgrounds, working together on racial reconciliation efforts after the 2020 killing of George Floyd.    

Before joining 3News in 2013 as the morning traffic reporter, Danielle was the main producer and correspondent for “The Regina Brett Show” on 89.7 WKSU, Northeast Ohio’s regional NPR affiliate. "The Regina Brett Show" won multiple state and national awards under Danielle's leadership, including an Ohio Excellence in Journalism award for best radio show.

Danielle is a graduate of Bedford High School and holds a bachelor's and master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University. She began her career as a paid intern for NPR’s afternoon newsmagazine show “All Things Considered.” She then went on to work at the CBS and ABC affiliates in Cleveland.

Danielle is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the National Association of Black Journalists. 

When she's not on-air, Danielle loves spending time with her husband, their two children, and sheepadoodle rescue pup.

Contact Danielle Wiggins at daniellewiggins@wkyc.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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