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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
  • Police are seen at the scene of a deadly officer-involved shooting in Culver City on Aug. 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Suspected of Stabbing Sister Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting in Culver City

    A man suspected of stabbing his sister multiple times was shot dead by Culver City police Saturday afternoon — after allegedly charging toward officers armed with a knife, officials said. Just before 2 p.m., police got a 911 call about a domestic dispute between a brother and sister — who are ages 30 and 27 respectively, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. It was initially reported at an apartment complex along Culver Boulevard. But just as officers were responding to the scene, […]

  • Trump Campaign Aides Discussed Rumor of N-Word Use in Recording Released by Omarosa

    Aides to President Donald Trump questioned him during the 2016 campaign about the existence of an audio tape in which he purportedly said the N-word, a racial epithet, during production of his reality TV show “The Apprentice.” But officials’ divergent accounts, shifting stories, and an overall dearth of credibility have combined to create little clarity on the circumstances surrounding those conversations. Sarah Sanders says she "can't guarantee" Trump hasn't used the N-word https://t.co/TIlHd1uBuf pic.twitter.com/n8t3xbdbtk — CNN (@CNN) August 14, 2018 […]

  • A Los Angeles police cruiser was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Lake Balboa on Aug. 13, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD Cruiser Involved in Multivehicle Crash in Lake Balboa; 5 Injured

    Several people were injured in a crash involving a Los Angeles police cruiser in Lake Balboa Monday night, officials said. The officers’ SUV was not directly struck by either of the other two vehicles that crashed around 8:10 p.m. at the intersection of Hayvenhurst Avenue and Victory Boulevard, L.A. Police Capt. Andy Neiman said. A second SUV involved in the collision completely overturned after a sedan entering the intersection hit it, according to Neiman. The sedan was traveling west on […]

  • The scene of a deadly plane crash in Sylmar on August 12, 2018, is seen here. (Credit: RMGNews)

    Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash in Sylmar Area Is Identified by Coroner

    The pilot of a small plane who died after the aircraft crashed in the Sylmar area on Sunday afternoon has been identified by the L.A. County coroner as a 55-year-old man. Scott Watson of Marina Del Rey was the pilot who crashed in a field near the northbound 5 Freeway and Roxford Street, authorities said. Preliminary information indicates that the single-engine Beechcraft BE33 crashed under unknown circumstances in the field located about 5 miles east of Van Nuys Airport around 1:45 p.m., […]

  • A helicopter drops water to protect a home from the Holy Fire in Lake Elsinore, California on Aug. 10, 2018.(Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Holy Fire: Some Evacuation Orders Lifted as Crews Make Progress Containing 22,000-Acre Blaze

    Some evacuation orders were lifted Saturday as the estimated containment jumped overnight for a massive blaze burning in the Cleveland National Forest. By Saturday evening, forest officials said the 22,158-acre Holy Fire was 36 percent contained. Much progress has been made by fire crews battling the blaze over the last few days. Earlier on Saturday morning, the fire was 29 percent contained —triple the estimate they provided the night before. The fire has been burning in the Holy Jim and Trabuco canyons […]

  • The Holy Fire rages in the Cleveland National Forest, expanding toward homes in the Lake Elsinore area on Aug. 9, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in O.C., Riverside Counties as Holy Fire Burns More Than 10,000 Acres

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday evening proclaimed a state of emergency in Orange and Riverside counties due to a fire that has scorched more than 10,000 acres in the Cleveland National Forest and has forced the evacuation of thousands of residents. The declaration made state resources available in the efforts to suppress the Holy Fire, which started Monday in the Trabuco Canyon area near the Riverside County line. By Thursday, the fire was no longer active in Orange County but […]

  • The Holy Fire scorches land in the Cleveland National Forest as it burns near Lake Elsinore on Aug. 7, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Voluntary Evacuation Warning Issued as Nearly 3,400-Acre Holy Fire Continues to Burn in Trabuco Canyon Area

    Firefighters are working amid extreme heat conditions Tuesday to gain control over a raging fire that triggered new voluntary evacuations after scorching thousands of acres in the Cleveland National Forest. Fueled by brush, steep terrain and high temperatures, the fast-moving Holy Fire exploded in size after erupting about 1:20 p.m. Monday in the Trabuco Canyon area. It spread rapidly across the main divide separating Orange and Riverside counties, officials said. Within nine hours, the blaze was reported to have grown […]

  • Fast-Moving Brush Fire Burns 4,000 Acres in Trabuco Canyon Area, Triggering Mandatory Evacuations

    Mandatory evacuations have been ordered as firefighters battle a fast-moving brush fire that burned at least 4,000 acres in the Trabuco Canyon area on Monday, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. The fire erupted around 1:30 p.m. in the Trabuco Creek area, which is a popular hiking trail that goes up to Santiago Peak, according to Jeanna Smith of the U.S. Forest Service. By 2 p.m., the fire was swiftly moving “across the main divide” between Orange and Riverside […]

  • Los Angeles police released body camera footage of an officer-involved shooting that happened in Porter Ranch on Aug. 5, 2018.

    LAPD Releases Video of Officer Firing at Suspected Stabber in Porter Ranch

    Los Angeles police on Saturday released footage showing the moment an officer shot and wounded a suspected stabber in Porter Ranch. An officer responding to a stabbing call the night of June 20 opened fire on 53-year-old Alen Alpanian, who has since pleaded not guilty to attempted murder in the attack of his ex-wife. The victim sustained abdominal injuries but was expected to recover, according to police. In the 911 call included in the video released by LAPD, the caller tells […]