Michael Adam Danilowicz joined Newswatch 16 in August 2017 as the Night Video Coordinator. He transitioned to Digital Content Producer in December of 2019.

Michael is another WNEP staff member who graduated from Penn State University. He has bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and American Studies with a minor in English. Michael returned to school to learn the television side of news and graduated from Luzerne County Community College with an associate’s degree in audio/visual communications.

Michael is a life-long fan of The Chicago Bears and The Los Angeles Lakers. He also enjoys professional wrestling and all things 80’s.

If you have a question or comment you can contact Michael via michael.danilowicz@wnep.com.

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    In this Talkback 16, topics include preparing for wintry weather, grammar, the decision to close a state prison and reaction to a child abuse case in Lycoming County.

  • Winter Craftfest Helps People Beat the Winter Blues

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — The Winter Craftfest brought shoppers to the Sherman Theater. People got in for free and there were dozens of vendors to choose from. “The nice thing about the winter is everybody is around but they just don’t know what to do,” Tim Gasiewski of Mount Pocono said. “So how this got started is we wanted to provide something for people to come out of their house to be able to buy quality items from our partners in […]

  • Jeep Smashes Several Cars before Flipping onto its Side

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A rollover crash left a trail of damage along a busy street. Authorities at the scene said a Jeep hit an oncoming car along Hazle Street around 8 p.m. Sunday. The jeep then smashed into several parked cars before flipping onto its side. The driver had to be taken to the hospital. Hazle Street was closed for a time while the mess was cleaned up but has reopened after the crash.

  • Man Arrested for Shooting in Pittston

    PITTSTON, Pa. — A man is locked up on charges he broke into a home and shot another man. Police say it happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday along Elizabeth Street. Eli Smith is accused of breaking into a home and assaulting a woman inside. Officers say Smith opened fire during the assault, hitting the victim. The victim ran to Greater Pittston Regional Ambulance and was rushed to the hospital; he is expected to be OK. Smith ran from the house as […]

  • Vendors Aid Grooms and Brides to Be at Winter Bridal Show

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