A Chicago native, Damany worked in California for the last seven years as an anchor/reporter for the ABC and NBC stations in Sacramento.
Before moving to California, Damany worked in North Carolina at WXII 12, in Winston-Salem, for two years, where he covered numerous stories that affected the community. Damany was also one of the lead reporters during the Virginia Tech shootings.
"I have never seen so many people come together to mourn, pray and comfort one another. It was truly a humbling experience for me as an individual and as a journalist," he recalled.
Before going to North Carolina, Damany worked at WJXT in Jacksonville, Florida, for three years. He was on the front lines during hurricane season in 2004, and gave frequent reports to various television stations across the country. When he wasn't covering hurricanes, he covered stories on the police and education beats.
Before Jacksonville, Damany reported for television stations in Champaign, Illinois, and Tallahassee, Florida.
Damany graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee in early 2000, where he received a bachelor of science in broadcast journalism with a minor in history.
Damany is married to his wife of 11 years and has a son and a daughter.