Rod Daniels

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Rod Daniels is a former TV news anchor at WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland who retired in 2015 after more than 30 years of service at the station.[1]

Daniels graduated from William Paterson University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech communications;[1][2] he received a President's Medal award from his alma mater in 2004.[2]

Daniels began his career as a weekend sports anchor at WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina. He then moved to WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh as a weekend anchor and reporter, and later to WISN-TV in Milwaukee. He worked at WBAL-TV from 1984 to 2015.[1]

He received the Catholic Archdiocese Medal of Honor for Communications for his coverage of church activities.[3]

During Pope John Paul II's visit to Baltimore in 1995, Rod served as host of the celebration at Camden Yards.


  1. ^ a b c Zurawik, David (May 8, 2015). "WBAL anchorman Rod Daniels to retire after more than 30 years". Baltim. Sun. Retrieved May 10, 2015 – via 
  2. ^ a b "William Paterson University to hold commencement on May 18" (Press release). William Paterson University. April 15, 2004. Archived from the original on May 17, 2007. Retrieved December 18, 2008. 
  3. ^ "News Team WBAL-TV Biography of Rod Daniels". WBAL-TV. Retrieved 12 March 2015.