Dan serves as NHPR's News Director and also directs the newsroom's State of Democracy initiative, which explores how politics and public policy decisions affect the lives of Granite Staters. Before joining NHPR in 2015, Dan was deputy director of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies, an independent, non-partisan think tank.
He also worked for nearly a decade at the Concord Monitor in various roles, including political reporter, business reporter, deputy city editor, and news editor. The New Hampshire Press Association named him Writer of the Year in 2010. Dan holds a degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and is a graduate of Swarthmore College. He lives with his wife and two children in Concord.