Wattersons and Emily Cartridge. He always keep a notepad at his side in case there's a news report he could be witnessing. Dan's mom, Suzie, works at the Rainbow Factory as seen in Nicole's Job Blunder and The Case.
Dan's dream is to become the youngest reporter - and the most famous one - in Elmore. He gets his chance after being allowed to be the first to report on the court battle involving Emily Cartridge and the Wattersons.