Daniel Connolly is a staff reporter for The Commercial Appeal, the leading daily newspaper in Memphis.
A Memphis native, Connolly was a Fulbright fellow in Germany in 2001-2002 and completed internships at the Thueringer Allgemeine newspaper in Erfurt as well as The Associated Press in Berlin before returning to the South, where he has covered a wide variety of business and government news.
As a staff reporter for the Birmingham Post-Herald in Alabama, he traveled to central Mexico in 2004 to report on immigration. He also wrote about immigration for The Associated Press in Little Rock and for The Commercial Appeal. Connolly is a member of the professional association Investigative Reporters and Editors as well as the Society of Business Editors and Writers. He speaks both German and Spanish.