Dan is a life long Clevelander and is proud to say WJW Fox 8 is the only place he has worked in his broadcasting career.

Dan Jovic serves as a technology and new media reporter and producer for various editions of Fox 8 News and on Fox8.com.

After joining the Fox 8 News team in the summer of 1998, Dan began working with both the news and sports departments to write, edit, produce and eventually report on the stories concerning northeast Ohio.

Prior to his current position, Dan served as Fox 8’s sports producer, coordinating all aspects of the stations award winning professional, college and high school sports coverage

Dan is a graduate of both Parma Senior High School and The University of Akron, where he earned bachelor of arts degree in mass media communication.

He is married to former Fox 8 News personality Jacque Smith. Dan and Jacque have two children, Danielle and Daniel Jr.

Recent Articles
  • Cleveland Bus Driver Drops Lawsuit Against Actor Matthew Fox

    CLEVELAND — The female bus driver who accused actor Matthew Fox of assaulting her last summer has dropped a civil lawsuit filed against the actor, according to TMZ.com Heather Bormann had alleged that Fox punched her several times on August 28, 2011 because she would not allow the actor to board a bus that she was driving. Cleveland Police investigated the incident but criminal charges were never filed against Fox in connection with the alleged altercation. According to TMZ.com, Bormann’s […]

  • Photos: Severe Weather Strikes NE Ohio

    Send us your photos of the Severe Weather in your neighborhood. Be safe when snapping the photos. Never put yourself in harms way to capture a weather photo. Your photo could be shown on Fox 8 News. Click the ‘Submit Your Photo’ button below to get started.

  • FNTD Week 5: Teams Hitting Stride at Season’s Half-Way Point

    CLEVELAND — Week 5 of Fox 8’s Friday Night Touchdown kicks off at an emotional homecoming in Chardon. The Hilltoppers football team is off to an unbeaten start at 4-0, after a 63-7 win last week over Eastlake North. Quarterback T.J. Benenati has scored two touchdown each of the past two weeks, but the power running of fullback Matt Bolden out of the Wing -T offense has keyed Chardon’s success. Bolden has ran for 265-yards and three touchdowns in wins […]

  • Defense Plans to Appeal Amish Attacks Verdict

    CLEVELAND — A federal jury has found Amish breakaway leader, Sam Mullet Sr., guilty of conspiracy, kidnapping and other charges. Fox 8 News Melissa Reid reports that Sam Mullet Sr., has been found guilty of orchestrating the five attacks where nine victims had their hair cut or clipped. In all 16 defendants were tried on Federal charges related to the attacks. According to Reid the verdicts reached on the charges are as followed: COUNT 1 – CONSPIRACY Defendants agreed to […]

  • FBI, Police Search for Warrensville Bank Robbers

    WARRENSVILLE, Ohio — Authorities are searching for two men who robbed a bank in Warrensville Heights on Thursday morning at gun-point. According to information provided to Fox 8 News by the Cleveland FBI, the robbery of the U.S. Bank, located at 4601 Richmond Road, took place around 10:00 a.m. Surveillance images show two men wearing pantyhose over their faces while robbing the bank. A weapon was shown but no one was injured. According to the FBI, the first suspect is […]

  • Senate Panel Claims Offshore Havens Saved Microsoft $6.5B in Taxes

    WASHINGTON -- Microsoft has saved nearly $7 billion off its U.S. tax bill since 2009 by using loopholes to shift profits offshore, a Senate panel said in a report released Thursday.

  • Obie, The 70-Pound Dachshund, On a Mission to Shed Weight

    Natalie Brand, KPTV, Reporting PORTLAND, Oregon — He’s considered the world’s fattest dachshund, but hopefully not for long. Obie is on a mission to shed pounds and get healthy, after topping the scales at 77 pounds. He’s now under the care of a foster mom in Portland who read about Obie on the Oregon Dachshund Rescue’s Facebook page. “I just read the story, and I was like, ‘I’ll take him, he can lose weight, how hard can it be,'” said […]

  • Counterfeit Money Being Passed in Medina, Police Say

    MEDINA, Ohio — Police are searching for an individual who is passing fake money in the city of Medina. According to a statement provided to Fox 8 News from police, authorities re investigating four recent incidents of counterfeit $20 bills being passed. Police learned while investigating the crimes that counterfeit $100 bills had also been passes in previous days at Medina area businesses. In the case involving the counterfeit $100 bills, the suspects converted actual $5 bills to the $100 […]

  • Bargain-Seeking Bidders Scoring at Grocery Auctions

    (CNN) -- "Somebody give me a six dollar bill to start. A six in the hand." Auctioneer Doug Allen rapidly runs off numbers into a microphone trying to find the highest bidder in the crowd.

  • Man Robs Banks, Hands Out Stolen Money

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man played a role somewhat akin to Robin Hood in Colorado Springs Wednesday, according to police, as he robbed from the rich and gave to the guests at an upscale hotel.

  • FNTD Week 4: Big Conference Wins

    CLEVELAND — Conference play began with a bang during Week 4 of Fox 8’s Friday Night Touchdown as the Chagrin Falls Tigers captured a huge Chagrin Valley Conference Chagrin Division win against Aurora. The Tigers were led by quarterback Tommy Iammarino in their 42-34 victory. The senior signal caller threw for a touchdown and ran for another and helped spark a stretch between the first and second quarters where the Tigers ripped off 35 straight points. Iammarino, who had 17 […]

  • FNTD Week 4 Preview: Conference Play Begins

    CLEVELAND — Week 4 of the high school football season begins the quest for countless teams to capture their conference crowns. And the toughest early season test will come in Chagrin Falls as two Chagrin Valley Conference powerhouses square-off. The Tigers welcome Aurora to town in a Chagrin Division game that could go a long way towards deciding the champion at season’s end. Aurora tossed the ball all over the field last week in a 49-0 win over Revere. Quarterback […]

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