Daniel Grimes joined the NBC 29 team in July of 2019 after graduating with a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia, so he's excited to rediscover the delicious restaurants, sprawling vineyards and sporting events (go 'hoos!) that Charlottesville has to offer.
After undergrad, Daniel taught in Brooklyn through Teach for America. He then recruited for Uncommon Schools, a network of high performing charter schools in the Northeast.
He discovered his passion for media after a friend approached him to host a talk-show on a digital media website. The talk show was not picked up, but the experience ignited Daniel's passion for storytelling.
When he's not at work you can find him eating chocolate or cheese somewhere in town!
After seeing significant losses statewide in recent years and with Democrats currently controlling all levers of power in Richmond, Republican chances of winning statewide may look slim, but one candidate says he can win.
The Virginia Film Festival ‘Beyond the Screen’ film discussion series will begin again February 4 with a discussion of a new psychological thriller featuring Denzel Washington called “The Little Things.”
Democratic Senator Mark Warner is criticizing parts of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economy recovery plan. The senator is also sharing the reason why he won’t necessarily vote to impeach Donald Trump.
The Virginia Department of Health says it is safest to quarantine for 14 days if you test positive for COVID-19 or if you were in close contact with someone who did, but that is difficult if you’re living in a house with family or roommates.
The University of Virginia School of Nursing says the program saw a significant increase in applicants this year. That, while a student group is seeking to increase the amount of diversity in years to come.
Republican candidate for governor Kirk Cox is weighing in on the fight brewing on Capitol Hill over certifying the election results. He’s also discussing elements of his COVID-19 economic recovery plan.
5th District Congressman Denver Riggleman says he’s confident there will be a COVID-19 relief bill before the end of the year and he’s speaking out about why he’s one of few Republicans on the Hill that has acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
The 5th District is home to one of the most competitive races in the country. It’s been more than a decade since a Democrat won the seat, and the UVA Center for politics, which listed it as a toss up for weeks, now lists it as leans Republican.
Wearing a mask is very important to protect others from the coronavirus, but it can cause you to get bumps and dry, rough spots. Now, a dermatologist is weighing in on what you can do to prevent outbreaks.