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 National and the Daily Mail, whom he has been a correspondent for since 2010.

Daniel was a major contributor to DailyMailTV, the Daily Mail's US TV station, in 2019 which was the year 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.


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