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 officers walk behind police cordon following a mass shooting in the popular bar and nightlife Oregon district in Dayton, Ohio, on August 4, 2019. (Credit: Derek Myers/AFP/Getty Images)

    Dayton Mass Shooting: Authorities Identify 9 People Killed, Suspected Shooter Also Left Dead

    A masked gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounding dozens before he was quickly slain by police, officials said. Connor Betts, 24, was armed with a .223-caliber rifle with magazines capable of holding at least 100 rounds of ammunition and squeezed off dozens of shots before he was gunned down no more than 30 seconds after his rampage began, Police Chief Richard Biehl […]

  • Law enforcement agencies respond to an active shooter at a Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3, 2019. (Credit: Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images)

    At Least 20 Killed, 26 Wounded in Shooting at El Paso Shopping Center; Gunman IDd as 21-Year-Old Man: Police

    A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Authorities were investigating the possibility the shooting was a hate crime, working to confirm whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly beforehand was written by the man arrested in the attack on the 680,000-resident border city. El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said the suspect […]

  • Donald Trump gestures as he arrives to a "Make America Great Again" campaign rally in Cincinnati on Aug. 1, 2019. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Takes Aim at Cities Run by Democrats During Cincinnati Rally

    President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color and their party’s urban leaders, while also training fire on those he could be facing in 2020. But the president mostly avoided the racial controversy that has dominated recent weeks as he basked in front of the raucous crowd Thursday for nearly 90 minutes, unleashing broadside after broadside on his political […]

  • From left: Democratic presidential candidates Marianne Williamson, Rep. Tim Ryan, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, former Maryland congressman John Delaney and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock take the stage at the beginning of a CNN-hosted in Detroit on July 30, 2019. (Credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images)

    Divide Between Moderate and Progressive Candidates Dominates 1st Night in 2nd Round of Dem Debate

    The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates Tuesday in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Donald Trump. Standing side by side at center stage, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren slapped back against their more cautious rivals who ridiculed “Medicare for All” and warned that “wish-list economics” would jeopardize Democrats’ chances for taking the […]

  • Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Intelligence Committee about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election in the Rayburn House Office Building, on July 24, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Robert Mueller Denies Russia Investigation Was ‘Witch Hunt,’ Says Trump Wasn’t Totally Exonerated

    Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump’s claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia’s 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the president of obstructing his investigation. The former special counsel also rejected Trump’s assertions that the probe was a “witch hunt” and hoax. In hours of sometimes halting and stilted testimony, unfolding at a moment of deep division in the country, Mueller also condemned Trump’s praise of WikiLeaks, which released Democratic […]

  • In this file photo, Robert Mueller, then the director of the FBI, arrives for a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

    Mueller’s Testimony Could Kickstart an Impeachment Inquiry, or End Democrats’ Efforts

    Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony Wednesday has the potential to either kickstart an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump — or put the nail in the coffin of the Democratic efforts to impeach the President. Lawmakers on the  Committees have been intensely preparing for their opportunity to question Mueller in back-to-back hearings, and Mueller’s been practicing as well. Here’s what to watch for when Mueller arrives on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning: What kind of witness is Mueller? The former special counsel has decades of […]

  • President Trump Intensifies Feud with Freshman Congresswomen, Questions Their Patriotism

    The outcry over President Trump’s attacks against four Democratic congresswomen intensified on Sunday, as the president doubled down.  He took to Twitter Sunday and declared they he did not believe the lawmakers “are capable of loving our country.” John Fenoglio reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on July 21, 2019.

  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a meeting of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform June 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Trump’s Immigration Policies Based on ‘Ethnicity and Racism’

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday slammed President Donald Trump’s policies on immigration in her latest argument against the President’s handling of the situation at the southern border, saying that his signature agenda is really about “ethnicity and racism.” “All you need to do is hear what the President did this week to know this is not about immigration at all. Because once you start telling American citizens to quote ‘go back to your own countries,’ this tells you that this […]

  • Donald Trump speaks at a "Make America Great Again" rally at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina, on July 17, 2019. (Credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP)

    Trump Says He Tried to Stop ‘Send Her Back’ Chant at North Carolina Rally: ‘I Was Not Happy With It’

    President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “send her back” after he assailed a young Democratic congresswoman who he’s suggested should leave the U.S. Speaking in the Oval Office, Trump claimed he tried to stop the chant, which came after he recited a litany of complaints about Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who fled to the U.S. as a child with her family from violence-wracked Somalia. Video shows the president pausing his remarks, appearing to […]

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