Danny Leon

SENIOR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE


Danny Leon joined the Strauss Media Strategies team as a senior account executive in January of 2021. Danny is an Emmy award-winning former national TV journalist with 25 years of experience in both network and cable news. He brings an intimate knowledge of the inner workings of high-end news broadcasts and operations and an endless array of high-level network and cable network contacts and relationships.

His long and distinguished career has seen him cover news throughout the world and Danny has worked with some of the most prominent names in the news industry, including Peter Jennings, Lester Holt, Norah O'Donnell, and Maria Bartiromo.

Danny began his career at ABC News in New York City but was quickly promoted and transferred to the Miami Bureau after exemplary work during the 1989 Invasion of Panama. While in Miami, he specialized covering news in Latin America and won a prestigious Du Pont award for his work in the 1993 crisis in Haiti. He was once again promoted and assigned to ABC World Headquarters in New York. There he won Emmy and Peabody awards as part of the team that aired the network's revolutionary Millenium Broadcast. As a fully bi-lingual Spanish speaker, Danny also helped launch ABC's ambitious SAP project which brought World News Tonight to millions of viewers in Spanish.

After leaving ABC, Danny joined MSNBC as a writer and segment producer. He was one of the main writers for Lester Holt Live and wrote scripts and field produced stories with Norah O'Donnell. Danny then took his talents to CNBC, where he became an expert in covering business news and continued writing and producing franchise projects for all the network's daytime and evening programming.

Danny is a native of Puerto Rico and graduate of Boston University's School of Communications.
 

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