Danielle Waugh has been the Multimedia Director of Empire Mock Trial since June of 2010. In addition to assisting with tournament preparations, she creates multimedia content for the Empire, including promotional videos and “pump up” videos for the Opening Ceremony. She also writes web articles for EmpireMockTrial.org and manages the Empire’s social media accounts.
Danielle is a reporter for New England Cable News, the NBC owned and operated station in Boston. It is the largest regional news network in the county, and Danielle is responsible for covering the state of Maine. Before that, she was a reporter at the local NBC affiliate in Portland, Maine WCSH, and the WLBZ in Bangor, Maine. Danielle graduated from Syracuse University with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and History in 2011.
Her role at the Empire combines her love for both mock trial and multimedia. A mocker since high school, her Greensburg Salem mock trial team won three consecutive Pennsylvania state championships in 2005, 2006, and 2007, placing 12th, 4th, and 14th at High School Nationals respectively. In both 2006 and 2007, Danielle was honored as an Outstanding Attorney nationally. At the collegiate level, her Syracuse University mock trial won a regional championship and had three appearances at the national tournament. In 2011, she won an All-National attorney award.