Dan McCue

Dan McCue

Dan McCue is the Editor of The Well News. In nearly three decades in journalism, he has been the managing editor for a chain of 18 weekly newspapers, the Southeast regional editor for the Courthouse News Service, and was county government and environmental reporter at the Stuart News in Stuart, Florida.

Dan began his career in media as an editorial staff assistant at The New Yorker magazine. Since then, and in addition to the work mentioned above, his work has been published in a number of other publications including Renewable Energy Magazine, the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Newsday, the Riverdale Press, Hartford Courant, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald, World Trade Magazine, The Music Paper, Spin and Guitar for the Practicing Musician.


Over the course of Dan’s career, he’s written about federal, state and local government, economic development, international trade, NASA and the aerospace industry, the environment and climate change, particularly the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades and estuary system, energy, the entertainment industry, and even thoroughbred horse racing.


He also hosted his own public affairs cable television program, “Insight Nassau,” was a regular panelist on News 12 Long Island’s “Reporter’s Roundtable” program and made frequent guest appearances on WGBB radio on Long Island, speaking on government, politics and business.


In June 2022, he was recognized by the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as a finalist in the beat reporting category of its Dateline Awards for journalism excellence for his coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Recent Work

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
Remains of Last Known Ship to Carry Slaves to US Found Near Mobile Bay

The remains of the schooner Clotilda, the last known vessel to carry enslaved African captives to the United States has... Read More

The remains of the schooner Clotilda, the last known vessel to carry enslaved African captives to the United States has been found near the mouth of a river that empties into Mobile Bay in Alabama. Search Inc., a Florida-based archaeology and cultural resources management company, announced... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
Theresa May to Step Down As UK Prime Minister, Eyes June 7 Departure

Theresa May announced Friday morning that she will step down as the United Kingdom's Conservative Party leader June 7, conceding... Read More

Theresa May announced Friday morning that she will step down as the United Kingdom's Conservative Party leader June 7, conceding defeat in her years-long attempt to take Britain out of the European Union. May's voice cracked as she made a televised statement outside 10 Downing Street,... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
Acting Defense Secretary Restricts Information Military Can Share With Congress

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has imposed new restrictions on the information the Pentagon can share with Congress about the... Read More

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has imposed new restrictions on the information the Pentagon can share with Congress about the United States' military operations. The order, first reported by the Washington Post, came in the form of a May 8 internal memo which laid out new... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
NASA Test Flights in Reno Aim to Set Stage for Future Drone Package Deliveries

NASA launched the final stage of its four-year program to create a national traffic management system for drones this week,... Read More

NASA launched the final stage of its four-year program to create a national traffic management system for drones this week, a move that brings home delivery of packages, medical supplies and even pizza by small unmanned aircraft one step closer to reality. Earlier this year, the... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
Bill to Protect Citizens from Surprise Medical Bills Unveiled by Bipartisan Coalition

A bipartisan coalition of House members on Thursday released their outline of the Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act,... Read More

A bipartisan coalition of House members on Thursday released their outline of the Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act, legislation intended to protect patients from unfair and expensive surprise medical bills. “For too many middle-class families, receiving an unexpected and very expensive bill from an... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
North Carolina Governor Orders Paid Parental Leave for State Employees

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order Thursday permitting full-time state government employees to take up to eight... Read More

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order Thursday permitting full-time state government employees to take up to eight weeks off after adopting or having a child. Executive Order 95 also provides 4 weeks of paid parental leave to the non-child bearing parent to care... Read More

May 24, 2019
by Dan McCue
As Summer Beckons, New Study Finds Beer Adds Cool $328 Billion to U.S. Economy

Beer produced in America contributes $328 billion to the national economy annually, while helping to employ 2.1 million in industries... Read More

Beer produced in America contributes $328 billion to the national economy annually, while helping to employ 2.1 million in industries ranging from farming to construction, according to a new study from the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association. The release of the study, called... Read More

May 23, 2019
by Dan McCue
DNCC and Milwaukee Host Committee Announce New Hires for Convention

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday announced a series of new hires to handle preparations for the party's 2020 presidential... Read More

The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday announced a series of new hires to handle preparations for the party's 2020 presidential nomination convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The convention itself is being held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee July 13-16. Debra Alligood White is joining the Democratic... Read More

May 23, 2019
by Dan McCue
New Democrat Coalition Releases Technology Task Force Goals for the 116th Congress

The New Democrat Coalition Technology Task Force announced its goals for the 116th Congress, saying it will place an emphasis... Read More

The New Democrat Coalition Technology Task Force announced its goals for the 116th Congress, saying it will place an emphasis on fostering innovation while improving the nation's technological infrastructure and updating privacy protections. “Technology is changing the world and enhancing our lives every day," said Representative... Read More

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