Daniel Bates

Freelance journalist and foreign correspondent


Daniel is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in New York with nearly two decades of experience working across two continents. Editors have described Daniel as a tenacious investigator, a talented feature writer and a good listener who lets people tell their own stories.

Daniel's journalism and photography has appeared in; The Guardian, The Daily Beast, The International Business Times, The Times of London and The Daily Mail, for whom he has been a foreign correspondent since 2010.

Daniel's work on the campaign to free Shaker Aamer, the last Briton held in Guantanamo, was commended by the British Press Awards in 2015. Daniel was also a major contributor to DailyMailTV in 2019, the year it won a Daytime Emmy award. He has covered the Jeffrey Epstein story in depth for years.


On patrol along America's most dangerous border

Week long assignment in the Rio Grande Valley with the Border Patrol in South Texas for DailyMailTV
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Profile photo by Bobby Bonsey. Background photo by Danny Reise