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
  • Protests Held in Woodland Hills Against Rep. Ilhan Omar, Who Was Speaking to Muslim-American Rights Group

    Hundreds of protesters rallied outside an event in Woodland Hills where a congresswoman spoke to a Muslim-American civil rights group. The demonstrators were protesting the presence Saturday of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota at the fundraising event for the Council of American-Islamic Relations of Greater Los Angeles. Omar has drawn criticism for her recent remarks on Israel, including comments that American supporters of Israel are pushing people to have “allegiance to a foreign country.” Omar later apologized, saying “anti-Semitism […]

  • Attorney General Barr Examines Mueller Report to Decide What Public Can See, With Expected Release on Sunday

    Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller’s confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow’s efforts to elect him. Barr was on pace to release his first summary of Mueller’s findings on Sunday, people familiar with the process said. The attorney general’s decision on what to finally disclose seems almost certain to set off […]

  • Police investigate the scene of a shooting that left a woman dead and a man wounded in the parking lot of a Big Lots store, 12550 Central Ave. in Chino, on March 21, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Woman Killed, Man Wounded in Chino Shooting; Suspect Sought

    A woman died and a man was wounded when they were shot while sitting in a car outside a Big Lots store in Chino on Thursday, authorities said. The gunfire took place about 2:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the discount store at 12550 Central Ave., just south of Walnut Avenue, the Chino Police Department said in a written statement. Paramedics pronounced the wounded woman dead at the scene, officials said. The wounded man arrived at a hospital soon […]

  • Bernie Sanders speaks in Westwood on March 20, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Sen. Bernie Sanders Speaks at Rally for Striking UC Workers in Westwood

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is running for president, addressed striking UC workers during a rally in Westwood on Wednesday. Research and technical workers are staging a one-day strike at University of California campuses and hospitals following failed contract negotiations. The strikeĀ  involves members of the University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America. Union members perform jobs including running clinical trials, assisting in laboratory tests, managing classroom technology and caring for research animals. Workers represented by the American Federation of […]

  • 2 Hospitalized After 9,000-Gallon Tanker Leaks Gasoline, Catches Fire in South L.A.: LAFD

    A leaking 9,000-gallon tanker triggered an explosion in South Los Angeles that injured two people, displaced 30 people and sent up heavy plumes of smoke visible from miles away on Sunday morning, officials said. Crews responded to 216 W. Slauson Ave. in the Florence neighborhood after a 911 caller reported smelling natural gas at 7:45 a.m., according to the L.A. Fire Department. As firefighters surveyed the caller’s home, they heard an explosion next door. Crews then discovered a large tanker […]

  • Tom Hatten is seen in an undated photo provided by Joe Quasarano on March 16, 2019.

    Longtime Los Angeles TV Personality Tom Hatten Dies at 92

    Los Angeles actor, writer and television host Tom Hatten, whose long and diverse career included hosting “Family Film Festival” on KTLA, died Saturday at age 92, according to longtime friend and former KTLA producer Joe Quasarano. Hatten had been a fixture on Los Angeles television since the 1950s as an announcer, actor, singer, producer, writer and television host. He was born on Nov. 14, 1926 in Jamestown, North Dakota, and grew up in Caldwell, Idaho. He served in the U.S. […]

  • Firefighters battle flames at the Phillips 66 refinery in Carson on March 15, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Massive Fire Erupts at Oil Refinery in Carson

    A large fire broke out at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson on Friday evening. The fire was first reported about 7:20 p.m. at the refinery on Sepulveda Boulevard, just west of Alameda Street. Authorities shut down Sepulveda Boulevard between Alameda Street and Wilmington Avenue as firefighters continued dumping water on the flames Friday night, sheriff’s officials said. At least three pumps at the facility were involved in the fire, authorities said. The flames were declared out about 9:30 […]

  • Emergency crews inspect a home that shifted and sustained structural damage in South Pasadena. (Credit: KTLA)

    Shifting Hillside Home in South Pasadena Prompts Evacuations

    Emergency crews were called to a hillside home that began to shift in a South Pasadena neighborhood Tuesday evening, causing structural damage and prompting authorities to evacuate some residents. Police and firefighters came to a home in the 1800 block of Hanscom Drive after cracks began forming in the driveway. Crews raced to evacuate residents adjacent to and below the home. Inspectors say this is not a weather related event. A broken water pipe is believed to be the cause […]

  • An armed robber is seen pointing a gun in a hotel in Irvine in this surveillance footage. (Credit: OC Hawk)

    Police Searching for Armed Robber Targeting Hotels

    Police are investigating after a series of similar armed robberies at multiple local hotels. Investigators believe it’s the same suspect, and they say he’s dangerous and works quickly. The suspect reportedly robbed two hotels in Irvine just minutes apart. With the suspect still on the loose, hotel staff in the surrounding areas are worried he may strike again. John Fenoglio reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 11, 2019.

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