Dan Cassuto joined KING 5's reporting team in September 2014.
He is an Emmy, Alfred I. duPont, and Edward R. Murrow award winner with a track record of reporting, producing and anchoring exclusive stories.
Dan's work has been honored with national and regional awards for investigative, political, consumer, public affairs, environmental and breaking news reporting in addition to awards for writing and producing documentary and talk-show programming.
He's covered thousands of stories during his reporting and anchoring career at television stations in Oregon, Florida, Wisconsin and North Carolina. Most recently, he reported for the ABC station in Portland, Oregon.
Dan spent four years at the ABC station in Madison, Wisconsin as a reporter and weekend anchor.
He launched the "Call for Action" viewer advocacy team that investigated scams, tackled consumer problems and challenged government red-tape.
While reporting in Wisconsin, at age 26, Dan was among the youngest recipients in history to receive the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton.
Dan's work has also been honored with multiple Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow awards and first-place prizes from state press clubs, a community service award in Washington, DC, and a first-place award at the Alliance for Community Media's Hometown Video Festival.
Dan has spoken at the Newseum in Washington, DC, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference and several national leadership conferences.
He is the recipient of the 2016 Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in television news writing in the Pacific Northwest.
Dan graduated from Duke University, where he studied public policy and economics. In 2011, Duke invited Dan to return for a semester as a Visiting Fellow in the Terry Sanford School of Public Policy.
You can also find Dan on Facebook.
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