Dan’s broadcast career began in radio in the 1980s in Orlando, Florida even before he graduated from the University of Central Florida. After a few years Dan made the jump to television at the CBS affiliate. He handled the weekend weather duties and reported on the people and places of Central Florida. In 1996, he made the move down I-4 to the ABC station in Tampa to continue bringing viewers award-winning reports from their neighborhood. Shortly after Hurricane Irma damaged his home in Tampa,
Dan began work at WAAY TV in September 2017. An admitted science nerd, the Rocket City is right up Dan’s alley. His love for the space program began in childhood. Living in Florida, Dan had a front row seat to watch the growing space program. In 1969, (he was six), Dan’s dad packed up the family and traveled from Ft. Lauderdale to Cocoa Beach to watch the Apollo 11 moon launch! Years later (1981) as a young adult, he drove himself to the same place to watch the first space shuttle launch.
Dan couldn't be more thrilled to be living and working in the beautiful Tennessee Valley. Dan and his wife spend their weekends exploring Huntsville and enjoying the mountain views in North Alabama.
Hickam, author of "Rocket Boys," shares his excitement for civilian space travel and says two of the four crew members are Space Camp alums.
The airstrike comes in retaliation for a devastating suicide bombing claimed by the group that killed as many as 169 Afghans and 13 American service members at the Kabul airport Thursday.
Decatur Police say a person was struck by a train shortly before 7pm Tuesday evening.
Free2Teach is a non-profit that lets teachers stock their classrooms with basic supplies at no cost to them.
Blue Origin auctioned off a seat on its first manned launch of the New Shephard rocket. The name of the winner will be revealed at a later date.
The Rosa Parks Committee sent a letter to the DOJ Wednesday.
'I think my main reason – the higher purpose of me surviving – is that I have a message,'
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith among top four finalists.
The ‘Christmas Star’ is visible in the sky Monday night.
Free 2 Teach helps local teachers get the school supplies they need at no cost to them.