Daniel Bates

Freelance journalist and foreign correspondent


Daniel is an award-winning journalist based in New York with 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 places like The Guardian, The Daily Beast, the Times (in London), the Telegraph and the Daily Mail for which he has been a correspondent since 2010 for the UK newspaper and the separate online operation based in America.

In 2019 Daniel was a major contributor to DailyMailTV, the Daily Mail's US TV station, when it won a Daytime Emmy award. The same year his work contributed to a clutch of British newspapers winning at the Society of Editors awards, the UK equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize for journalism.


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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