Dan Hausle is a reporter and substitute anchor for 7NEWS. He joined the station in 1993 and is New England's most traveled TV reporter.
Dan has covered an enormous variety of stories that have taken him across the country and around the world, including Cuba. Some of those stories include the presidential election deadlock in Florida, the Elian Gonzalez saga, the crash of JFK Jr., the Columbine tragedy, and the crash of the Concorde in Paris. In addition, Dan reported live from Los Angeles for months, covering the O.J. Simpson trials, both criminal and civil. In fact, he was the only New England reporter providing such coverage and was permitted to spend time inside the courtrooms covering the trials. He also provided continuing live coverage of two major stories from England; the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the reaction to the murder trial and appeal of au pair Louise Woodward.
Dan has more than 20 years of broadcast news experience. Prior to joining 7NEWS, he worked at Detroit's WDIV-TV (NBC), as both a reporter and bureau chief. Before that, he worked at 7NEWS sister station, WSVN-TV in Miami, Fla. At WSVN, Dan was a news reporter and a reporter for the program "Inside Report." Prior to WSVN, he spent three years as a reporter and anchor in Buffalo, N.Y. at WKBW-TV (ABC). He began his television career at KOCO-TV (ABC) Oklahoma City, where he worked for two years as a reporter and anchor.
Dan graduated from Buffalo State College in New York with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. He takes the train to work from Newton, where he lives with his wife and their two sons.
GET TO KNOW DAN
TV show I never miss .....The Voice!
Song that gets me dancing .....Not much of a dancer but I'm dying to karaoke Toby Keith's 'red solo cup'
Alma Mater ....... Buffalo State College
First concert I ever attended ........ Blood, sweat and tears
Favorite place I've traveled ....... Still looking but Havana, Cuba is the place to beat. I love to get off the beaten track.
Childhood hero..... Evel Knievel.... Riding my bike off homemade ramps.
Best season...... Easy, summer. Fall's got football and fun but in summertime the livin' is just too easy to beat.
Last meal on earth..... Anything Italian. Spaghetti and meatballs
Movie that makes me cry ......Animal House....cry laughing.