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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
  • Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, exits federal court on Nov. 29, 2018 in New York City. (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison, Trump’s Former Fixer Michael Cohen Says ‘Blind Loyalty’ Led to ‘Dirty Deeds’

    Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to conceal his boss’ alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that he agreed time and again to cover up Trump’s “dirty deeds” out of “blind loyalty.” Separately, the legal and political peril surrounding Trump appeared to deepen when prosecutors announced that another major piece of the investigation had fallen into place: The parent company of […]

  • Men are seen breaking into a music school in Chino Hills on Dec. 7, 2018. (Courtesy Rockstars of Tomorrow)

    Investigators Searching for Thieves Caught on Video Breaking Into Chino Hills Music School, Stealing Armfuls of Guitars

    Authorities are searching for two men caught on video as they smashed through the glass front door of a music academy in Chino Hills, each making off with their arms loaded with guitars before dawn Friday. The incident occurred around 2:50 a.m. at Rockstars of Tomorrow, a music school within the Chino Hills Marketplace at 4200 Chino Hills Parkway, said Sgt. Michael Warrick with the San Bernardino County sheriff’s patrol station in Chino Hills. Surveillance footage from the school shows […]

  • A vehicle is trapped in debris on Pacific Coast Highway near Leo Carrillo State Beach following heavy showers on Dec. 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Heavy Rain Prompts Mandatory Evacuation Orders, Flood Alerts, Major Road Closures in SoCal

    The second day of a fall storm has prompted flood alerts in recent burn areas and major road closures throughout Southern California. Woolsey and Hill Fires: Earlier, a flash flood warning was in effect for the Woolsey and Hill fire burn areas, in areas near the Los Angeles and Ventura County border, according to officials. Areas of concern included Malibu Canyon and Las Virgenes Roads as well as Kanan Dume Road in the Santa Monica Mountains and Pacific Coast Highway […]

  • Michael Flynn, former national security advisor to President Donald Trump, departs the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse following a pre-sentencing hearing July 10, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

    Prosecutors Say Michael Flynn Shouldn’t Get Prison Time Because His Cooperation in Russia Probe Is ‘Substantial’

    President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn’s cooperation as “substantial.” The filing by special counsel Robert Mueller provides the first details of Flynn’s assistance in the Russia investigation, including that he participated in 19 interviews with prosecutors and cooperated extensively in a separate and undisclosed criminal probe. But the filing’s lengthy redactions also underscore […]

  • Singer and songwriter Brandi Carlile performs during the One Love Malibu concert in Calabasas on Dec. 2, 2018.

    Stars Gather to Help Fire Victims at the One Love Malibu Concert in Calabasas

    The stars were out in Calabasas Sunday, where a concert raised money to help those affected by the recent Southern California wildfire. Performers at the One Love Malibu concert include Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Macy Gray, Robin Thicke and Rita Wilson. It was held at the King Gillete Ranch along Mulholland Highway. John Fenoglio reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Dec. 2, 2018.

  • President George H. W. Bush appears in a White House portrait, circa 1989. (Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dead at 94

    George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94. The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night at his Houston home, said family spokesman […]

  • This footage shows flashflooding, raising dangers of mudslides in the area affected by the Holy Fire. (Credit: CAL Fire)

    Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect for Riverside and Orange Counties, Including Holy Fire Burn Area, After Rains Trigger Mudflows

    A flash flood watch issued for Riverside County and parts of Orange County, including areas affected by the Holy Fire, remained in effect through early Friday morning as a powerful fall storm pummeled Southern California Thursday. The watch was extended through 3 a.m. Friday in Orange County inland areas, Riverside County mountains, San Bernardino County mountains, as well as the Santa Ana mountains and foothills. Flash flooding is “likely” and possible debris flows are possible in the Trabuco Canyon area of […]

  • Paul Manafort arrives for a hearing at US District Court on June 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

    Manafort Allegations Throw New Uncertainty into Russia Probe

    The breakdown of a plea deal with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and an explosive British news report about alleged contacts he may have had with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange threw a new element of uncertainty into the Trump-Russia investigation Tuesday. A day after prosecutors accused Manafort of repeatedly lying to them, trashing his agreement to tell all in return for a lighter sentence, he adamantly denied a report in the Guardian that he had met secretly with Assange […]

  • Manafort Secretly Met With WikiLeaks Founder Assange Around Time He Joined Trump Campaign: Guardian

    Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, secretly met several times with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, including around the time he was made a top figure in the Trump campaign, The Guardian reported Tuesday. The Guardian, citing sources, said Manafort met with Assange in 2013, 2015 and in the spring of 2016, around the time he joined Trump’s campaign. Both WikiLeaks and Manafort feature prominently in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian […]