Dani Miskell


MMJ/Reporter | Beats: AAPI Communities, East County Schools, Cost of Living

Danielle 'Dani' Miskell is a seasoned journalist with six years of reporting experience, in TV news.

Dani is a general assignment reporter for 10News' morning team. You can catch her on the 5 a.m., 6 a.m., and 11 a.m. shows.

She covers everything from breaking news to previewing city council meetings, court cases, pressers, or any other community events happening day-of. She is also 10News' beat reporter on San Diego's East County, AAPI Community, and cost of living issues.

Dani got her start in sports reporting and worked for a Los Angeles cable TV stations for two years. She then pivoted to general assignment news during the pandemic, eager to cover the lockdown and Black Lives Matter movement.

In 2021, Dani jumped to Eastern Iowa and took a Weekend Anchor/MMJ position, then took an MMJ position in Lexington, Kentucky, to be near family. During her time in Kentucky, Dani covered national stories from the historic and deadly Eastern Kentucky floods in 2022, to the Louisville mass shooting in 2023.

Prior to her journalism career, Dani worked at a private equity firm as a Marketing Associate. She was responsible for co-writing press releases, plus managing marketing materials for both the business development and investor relation teams. She also worked with the firm's global event planning team.

She graduated Cum Laude from Vanguard University of Southern California in 2009, with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with an emphasis in Journalism.

Dani is a California-native and grew up in Monterey. She also has family in San Diego and is a proud dog mom to London, her two-year-old Bichpoo puppy.

To email her your story idea, she can be reached at Danielle.Miskell@10news.com.

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