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John Fenoglio joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter in January 2016. He is currently covering the 2016 presidential elections, as well as, live, breaking news and enterprise reporting.

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
  • Hundreds of Firefighters Battling 1,200-Acre Wildfire Moves Fast South of Beaumont; 10 Percent Contained

    More than 300 firefighters were trying to contain a large brush fire that scorched 1,200 acres near Beaumont Monday. The fire, dubbed the Manzanita Fire, was first reported at 3:10 p.m. in Lambs Canyon south of Beaumont as was burning at a “critical rate.” As of 6 p.m. the swift moving blaze had charred more than 1,200 acres and crews were on  the ground and in the air working to get containment, the Riverside County Fire Department said in a […]

  • Placerita Fire in Santa Clarita Scorches 870 Acres; 50 Percent Contained

    A half-acre brush fire that was ignited in Santa Clarita on Sunday quickly spread to 870 acres and numerous homes were temporarily evacuated, firefighters said. The blaze begin around 12:46 p.m. when a traffic collision on the northbound 14 Freeway caused a tree to catch fire and the flames to spread, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Firefighters responded to the blaze, dubbed the Placerita Fire, just before 1 p.m. near the 14 Freeway and Placerita Canyon Road, […]

  • Trump Says Obama ‘Did Nothing’ About Russia Election Meddling

    President Donald Trump questioned former President Barack Obama’s response to Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 election in an interview airing Sunday morning, saying Obama didn’t do enough to address the situation. “Well I just heard today for the first time that Obama knew about Russia a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it,” Trump said in an excerpt of his interview on Fox News’ “Fox and Friends” released Friday. “But nobody wants to talk about […]

  • Trump Appears to Acknowledge Russian Election Meddling After Previously Calling Investigation a ‘Witch Hunt’

    For months, he decried as a “witch hunt” the assessment of 17 intelligence agencies that blame Russia for meddling in the 2016 election. On Friday, President Trump appeared to acknowledge that the country did, in fact, interfere. In a tweet, he blamed his predecessor, writing that President Obama knew of Russia’s efforts before the Nov. 8 election but did nothing to stop them. Just out: The Obama Administration knew far in advance of November 8th about election meddling by Russia. Did […]

  • Cache of More Than 100 Firearms Found at Rancho Cucamonga Home of LAPD Officer Suspected of Sex With Cadet

    More than 100 firearms, including modified assault rifles, were recovered at the home of the Los Angeles police officer accused of having sex with an underage member of the department’s long-hailed cadet program, law enforcement sources told The Times on Friday. The weapons were recovered during a search of Officer Robert Cain’s Rancho Cucamonga home on Thursday, according to three law enforcement sources who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case. Some of the weapons were […]

  • LAPD Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Statutory Rape After Having Sex With 15-Year-Old Cadet: Chief Beck

    A 31-year-old Los Angeles police officer who has been with the department for a decade has been arrested after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old cadet who was herself arrested in connection with the theft of police vehicles, Chief Charlie Beck announced Thursday in the latest installment of a continuing scandal involving the cadet program. Officer Robert Cain was arrested at 11 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of unlawful sex with a minor, also known as statutory rape. For […]

  • Near Record-Breaking Heat Expected This Week in L.A. County

    Near record-breaking temperatures are expected this week in Los Angeles County as the first heat wave of the season continues, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures are expected to soar to the 90s and lower triple digits in local valleys, including the Antelope and San Fernando valleys. Temperatures in the Antelope Valley may reach 108 to 112, while coastal valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties could climb to 106. A heat advisory was issued for inland areas of […]

  • At Least 1 Person Killed, 8 Injured After Vehicle Strikes Pedestrians Outside of London Mosque

    At least one person is dead, and eight are in hospital after a van slammed into crowds of pedestrians in Finsbury Park, north London, just after midnight on Monday morning local time. A 48-year-old male suspect was arrested at the scene, according to London Metropolitan police, who said the investigation into the incident was ongoing. Latest developments — One man pronounced dead at scene, police say. — Driver was detained by members of public at the scene before police arrived. […]

  • 2 Suspects Injured During Marijuana ‘Honey Oil’ Lab Explosion in South El Monte

    Two people were injured during a marijuana extraction laboratory explosion that caused $80,000 worth of damage in South El Monte on Sunday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies and Los Angeles County firefighters were called to a motel in the 1200 block of Durfee Avenue around 12:37 a.m. There, they found several motel rooms on fire. After the flames were extinguished, investigators recovered evidence at the scene and determined that a possible “honey oil” marijuana extraction lab […]