Eugene Daniel

Evening Anchor

Eugene Daniel anchors WMBD News at 4, 6 and 10 p.m., and WYZZ News at 9 p.m.

He joined the news team as a general assignment reporter in 2011, and covers anything from local government and school districts to the Washington tornado in 2013. Eugene received an award for research surrounding sports-related concussions and the creation of safer playing helmets. 

Eugene is a southern gentleman at heart who has grown to love central Illinois. Born and raised in Marietta, Georgia, he is a proud graduate of Elon University in North Carolina. (GO PHOENIX!) He currently volunteers at St. Paul Baptist Church serving young adults ages 19 to 29. He is also pursuing a M.Div from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Il.  He likes food, sports and is an avid collector of notebooks! 

Eugene loves people and telling their stories, so please do not hesitate to contact him at with story ideas!  

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