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John Fenoglio joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter in January 2016.

Prior to joining KTLA, Fenoglio was a general assignment reporter for KTRK, the ABC station in Houston. Reporting in his hometown, Fenoglio covered a variety of issues, including stories of human smuggling from Mexico; Houston’s failed equal rights ordinance; and stories of heroism and tragedy during the Spring of 2015 when thunderstorms, tornadoes and flooding pummeled southeast Texas.

Before KTRK, he served as a weekend anchor and multi-media journalist for KRON in San Francisco. His notable reporting in the Bay Area includes coverage of the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at SFO and California’s severe drought.

His previous experience includes working as an L.A.-based correspondent for CBS Newspath. He was also fortunate to have some international exposure, from his time as a West Coast correspondent for France 24 International News 24/7.

When he’s not following politics, Fenoglio is an avid outdoorsman. He loves to backpack throughout California’s vast wilderness whenever possible. He also relishes any opportunity to go fishing with his brother, who is a fly fishing guide in Montana.

Fenoglio is also a former EMT and volunteer firefighter, as well as a former student of Chicago’s Improv Olympic. He loves great stories, good people, exotic food and all things politics.


Recent Articles
  • Vehicles line the streets in Brea for the Father’s Day Car Show on June 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Father’s Day Car Show Held in Brea

    Thousands of people are expected to attend the Cruisin’ Brea Father’s Day Car Show on Sunday. The free event is being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Birch Street in downtown Brea. Approximately 250 street rods, muscle cars, trucks, sports cars and other vehicles will line the streets, organizers said. Vendors and music will also be on hand. Attendees are encouraged to bring a can of food, which the Orange County Food Bank will distribute to those in […]

  • The remains of a small aircraft are seen after it crashed south of the Hesperia Airport on June 15, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Dead in Plane Crash That Sparked Brush Fire Near Hesperia Airport

    Two people were dead after a single-engine plane crashed south of Hesperia Airport Friday afternoon. The Beechcraft Bonanza aircraft had apparently burst into flames upon impact at 7070 Summit Valley Road and sparked a brush fire in the surrounding vegetation, according to the Federal Aviation Administration and authorities in San Bernardino County. However, the flames were extinguished within an hour after the crash, which occurred shortly after 5 p.m. Both victims were found inside the plane and declared deceased at the […]

  • An organization pushing back against the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families is holding rallies June 14, 2018, in cities across the United States. (Credit: Angela Barajas/CNN)

    Protests Against Trump Admin’s Immigrant Family Separation Policy Take Place in Los Angeles, Across U.S.

    An organization pushing back against the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families was holding rallies Thursday in cities across the United States. The rallies are organized by Families Belong Together, or Familias Unidas No Divididas, in cities such as Washington, Los Angeles and Austin, Texas. At least 60 cities were holding events Thursday, the group said. “We oppose the cruel, inhumane and unjustified separation of children from their families along the US border and other points of entry,” the organization says in […]

  • Flames burned near a home as the Portola Fire burned in the Beverly Crest area on June 12, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Weed Wacker Likely Sparked Fire That Prompted Evacuations in Beverly Crest: LAFD

    A weed wacker likely caused a fire that prompted the temporary evacuation of dozens of homes in Beverly Crest on Tuesday, according to authorities. The Portola Fire, reported shortly before 2 p.m., burned about 35 to 40 acres and was 40 percent contained as of 10 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department said. A weed wacker used by a contractor at the backyard of a residence on the 9800 block of Portola Drive likely sparked the flames, LAFD spokesman Erik Scott […]

  • Attendees of the 2018 L.A. Pride Festival hold a sign showing their support for LGBTQ rights in West Hollywood on June 9, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    L.A. Pride Festival in West Hollywood Sells Out for First Time

    The L.A. Pride Festival in West Hollywood on Saturday sold out for the first time in the event’s 48-year history, according to organizers. The festival at West Hollywood Park reached full capacity by early evening, said a news release from Christopher Street West, the nonprofit that produces the annual event. The higher than expected turnout forced officials to turn people away, including some ticket holders, the statement added. Those individuals and others with tickets or pre-purchased wristbands for Saturday can […]

  • West Hollywood Closes Streets, Offers Free Rides for Pride Weekend

    A series of streets will shut down in West Hollywood on Saturday and Sunday to make way for the tens of thousands of people expected to gather for the L.A. Pride Festival and Parade. Some road and facility closures already went into effect ahead of the celebrations, with some continuing through Wednesday, according to city officials. Facility closures West Hollywood Park: 6 a.m. on Monday, June 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13 West Hollywood Park dog parks: 6 […]

  • Gay Veteran Says San Pedro Neighbors Target Him With Criminal Acts Because of His Sexuality

    A San Pedro resident and Air Force veteran says his neighbors have targeted him with vandalism, battery and even a smear campaign because of his sexuality. Ryan Gierach, who is gay, says his neighbors immediately began using slurs against him when he moved in two years ago. “When I came here my neighbors directly across from me began calling me names — all of them revolving around gay epithets,” he told KTLA. Then, things escalated when he began hanging rainbow […]

  • A woman displays a sticker given to voters outside a polling station in Los Angeles on June 5, 2018. (Credit: Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images)

    California Primary Election Results 2018: Voters Choose Which Candidates Will Land on November Ballot

    Results are rolling in after polls closed across California at 8 p.m. in Tuesday’s primary election. While among Californians most eyes are on the race to replace Gov. Jerry Brown and challengers to Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat, a slew of competitive House of Representatives races could reshape which party controls Congress as Democrats aim to tip the balance of scales. A number of statewide executive offices, all 80 state Assembly seats and half the seats in the state Senate were […]

  • California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa campaigns at Mariachi Plaza in his childhood neighborhood of Boyle Heights in the run up to the primary election, on June 2, 2018. (Credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

    8 States Hold Primary Elections on Tuesday; What to Watch

    Today is one of the most important primary days of the year. Eight states are voting, including California, which will have a huge impact on the fall, including Democrats’ chances of taking back the House. It’s not Republicans that may squander their chances though — it’s Democrats themselves who may fall victim to the primary rules in California that could knock them off the ballot in some districts by the end of the night. Here’s what you need to know: Polls […]