Eyewitness News reporter Dan Krauth
Dan Krauth is an award-winning investigative journalist who joined the Eyewitness News team in October 2019.

His reporting has exposed government waste and corruption, and has led to changes in state and local laws. Most recently, his reporting uncovered negative plastic surgery practices at clinics where patients were dying. His reports prompted lawmakers to enact a state law in 2019 that protects patients and led to a change in the way surgeons nationwide perform a popular procedure.

Dan has received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and multiple Emmy Awards for his reporting. His award-winning stories have included uncovering a growing threat to drinking water and exposing how much empty government buildings are costing tax payers.

Prior to joining Eyewitness News, Dan spent five years working at WTVJ in Miami as an investigative journalist. He also worked as an investigative reporter at WPTV in West Palm Beach, FL, a reporter for WXMI in Grand Rapids, MI, and a weekend anchor/reporter for WISE in Fort Wayne, IN. His first job in television news was a morning show producer for WREX in Rockford, IL.

Dan grew up in a suburb of Detroit and graduated with honors from the University of Michigan. If you have any story ideas, contact him at dan.a.krauth@abc.com


Eyewitness's Stories
Coronavirus News: You may be surprised how viruses can spread indoors
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Isaias Aftermath: More than 10,000 still without power in hard-hit Queens
Con Edison hopes to restore power to those customers Sunday evening.
Isaias Aftermath: Queens residents frustrated, still in the dark
Over 22,000 people in NYC still do not have power - and more than 12,000 of them are from Queens.
7 On Your Side Investigates: Hundreds of nursing homes still aren't allowing visitation amid coronavirus pandemic
Nearly five months after the coronavirus pandemic started, thousands of families in New York still haven't been able to visit their loved homes in nursing homes despite the approval of COVID-19 visitation plans that went into effect in July.
NYC crime: Shootings increase while arrests cut in half, data shows
7 On Your Side found shootings have jumped by 72% so far this year compared to the same time last year. NYPD police records show arrests are down by 54% this June compared to last June.
Coronavirus News: Traveling nurses recall "It was like a medical war zone"
They're being called the heroes of the pandemic, the nurses who people cheered for every night as the number of positive cases continued to grow in the Tri-State area.
COVID: Plasma donations plummet, donors needed
Plasma donations collected from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have plummeted in recent weeks which is causing concern for New York and other parts of the country.
7 On Your Side Investigates: NY nursing homes still on lockdown, families want visitation
For the past four months, 78-year-old Army veteran Vincent Doherty hasn't been able to have visitors or go outside of the veterans home where he lives in Long Island.
7 On Your Side Investigates: NYPD retirements have nearly doubled last year's rate
Seven On Your Side Investigates found NYPD officers are retiring at close to double the rate they were at the same time last year.
7 On Your Side Investigates: Some still homeless 8 months after Queens sewage spill
Some Queens residents left homeless by a sewage spill eight months ago are searching for new places to stay after they were forced out of their city funded hotel rooms.