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: 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.
7 On Your Side Investigates: Taxpayers footing bill for wrongful convictions
Seven On Your Side Investigates uncovered dozens of similar cases that have made their way to civil court over the past five years, with the city of New York paying out more than $50 million in various settlements over the past five years.
Reopen News: Targeted COVID-19 closures could reduce unemployment in NYC
New York City now has one of the lowest infection rates in the country, but if the numbers spike again, a new study suggests the entire city doesn't have to close.
7 On Your Side Investigates: Tax payer funds used to settle NYPD use of force claims
The disciplinary records haven't been made available to the public, but one thing that has been made available publicly is how much the city has paid out in civil lawsuits filed against those officers.
Coronavirus News: Ruptured sewer lines force many Queens residents to hotels during pandemic
A city sewer line ruptured over Thanksgiving weekend in Queens, causing raw sewage to spill into the homes of many residents, who were forced to live in hotels during the pandemic.
Coronavirus News: Parents urge New York to allow special need visitation at group homes
On Monday, a group of families are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to include the group homes in one of the phases of his reopening plan.