Daniel started his career in 2004 as a Reporter at Walla Walla Union-Bulletin . During 2005-2007, his was an Intern at Federal Way Mirror, Los Angeles Times, The Daily Herald of Everett, Washington and The News Tribune. In 2007-2008, he worked as a Blog Correspondent at The Seattle Times and U.S. Fulbright Research Fellow at U.S. Department of State. During 2008-2010, Daniel was a Reporter at New York Post, Bronx Times and BoroPolitics.com. From 2010 to 2014, he worked at New York Daily News, firstly as a Staff reporter and later as a Rewrite man. From 2014 and until now, Daniel has been a Reporter at The Seattle Times. 
From 2015 and until now, Daniel has been a Youth Tutor at Catholic Community Services.