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!
University of Virginia Center for Politics Director Larry Sabato says the polling he’s looking at suggests the debate did not change a thing and former Vice President Joe Biden, who is still ahead of President Donald Trump.
Chris Leigh, a Gloucester man with a rare kidney disease, says his kidney function is on the decline. He plans to have a kidney transplant through the University of Virginia Health Center, but is seeking a living donor.
As the American people wait for a new round of COVID-19 relief funding, Rep. Denver Riggleman (R) and Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D) agree that party leadership on both sides of the aisle is hurting efforts.
The coronavirus pandemic continues to shutter businesses on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, and with Congress stalled on the next round of funding it leaves city officials to determine how best to proceed.
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.
The “At Ready” statue in front of Albemarle Circuit Court is set to come down on Saturday, September 12. Now, a group who has been working on the removal of the unidentified Confederate soldier for years is speaking out.
Any Virginian with a felony looking to get their voting rights restored simply needs to go to a website and fill out a form. However, time is running out for anyone looking to get their rights restored ahead of November’s Election Day.
The Community Attention Youth Internship program gives teenagers a paid summer internship and places them with a business to learn hands on skills, which is significantly harder in a year where the world is going remote.