Danielle Saitta joined KTIV in June of 2018 as a multimedia journalist.
Born and raised in Boston Massachusetts, Danielle grew up in a proud sports-loving city. Go Red Sox!
In college, she studied Communication at Fairfield University in Connecticut. When she was a freshman, she began her pathway to her career in journalism and became a writer for the Fairfield University Mirror. At the end of her sophomore year, she interned for her first television station at WCVB-TV in Boston. Following the end of her summer internship, she studied journalism in Florence, Italy for four months. During her time overseas, she became the very first study abroad journalist for her university newspaper.
In her weekly column in the Fairfield Mirror, Danielle wrote about adjusting to a new country, traveling, and the impact the Paris attack had on the students studying abroad with her in 2015. After returned from Florence, Italy, Danielle interned in the executive office of Governor Charles Baker during the summer of 2016. In the fall of her senior year, she was hired by NBC Sports as a research and editing intern for two semesters. Throughout her senior year, she became the sports host for her school’s television show called Fairfield Fuse. Each week she hosted sports, updated Fairfield students on the most recent athletic achievements and upcoming games. After graduating from Fairfield University, Danielle started her first job as a multimedia journalist in December of 2017 at WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Danielle has a sincere passion for politics and human interest stories. She loves meeting new people and getting to tell their stories. Outside of work, Danielle loves outdoor activities like running and paddleboarding, hanging with friends and attending community events. She’s excited to be a part of KTIV News 4 and a part of the Sioux City community. If you have a story idea contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.