Dan Messineo joined the ABC 17 News team in August 2014. Prior to coming to KMIZ, Dan worked as a reporter for KLKN in Lincoln, Nebraska. He also reported for CTV at Colorado State University, and worked for the University as a photographer and video editor. Dan attended the University of Nebraska where he received his B.S. in film and new media technology, then continued his education at Colorado State University, where he received his Master's degree in journalism and technical communication. Dan is originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, but has spent time in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Fort Collins, Colorado. In his free time, Dan enjoys reading and watching the news, traveling, cooking, and photography.