Daniel WagnerThe Center for Public Integrity
Daniel Wagner came to the Center in 2013 from The Associated Press in Washington, D.C. He was on the Center team that produced After the Meltdown, a series showing the lack of accountability for perpetrators of the financial crisis, which was honored with a George Polk Award and Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Previously at The AP, Dan received two Best in Business awards from the Society for American Business Editors and Writers (2010) for stories on banks’ use of bailout money and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner’s close relationships with bankers. He won a third SABEW award for feature writing (2012) for profiling a little-known Treasury Department office that oversees and protects the alcohol and tobacco industries. Prior to the AP, Dan was a business reporter for Newsday, covering real estate, land use and the mortgage industry. His team’s early work on the mortgage crisis in 2007 won a National Headliner Award (2008). Dan, a native of West Virginia, graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with a degree in Folklore and Mythology. Dan left the Center in 2015.