Daniel Woods

Daniel Woods joined 12 News in April 2022 as a sports anchor and reporter, shortly before graduating from West Virginia University in May.

Daniel is a native of north central West Virginia—born and raised in Morgantown while attending Trinity Christian School and earning a degree in Journalism with a minor in history from WVU.

Before joining 12 News, he worked as a sports anchor, producer and play-by-play broadcaster for WAJR Morgantown and WVRC Media. Daniel also anchored both Mountaineer Playbook and WVUNews, the primary sports and news television shows of the WVU Reed College of Media.

Daniel developed an early passion for sports thanks to his parents, who both played and coached basketball at the high school and college levels, and has spent years keeping tabs on the best stories in sports around north central West Virginia.

Off the clock, you may find him in your local pick-up basketball game or attempting to justify his lifelong support of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Daniel is constantly seeking to tell the best sports stories from the area and is always open to ideas! You can reach him at DWoods@WBOY.com.

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