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!
The Republican gubernatorial nominee Glenn Youngkin just won his party’s convention and he’s already blasting Democratic front runner Terry McAuliffe, and speaking out about how he plans to win in a state that has not elected a Republican in more than a decade.
The Republican Party of Virginia just landed on its nominating process to select its statewide candidates. The party hopes this will allow more voters to participate, but former 5th District Congressman Denver Riggleman says he’s still unsatisfied.
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.