Lori Jane Gliha Biography
Lori Jane Gliha is an investigative correspondent for the news magazine program Insight with John Ferrugia on Rocky Mountain PBS. A while back, she worked for Al Jazeera America’s show America Tonight. She also was a reporter and anchor at ABC15 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Lori Jane Gliha Education
Lori was born in the state of Ohio in the United States. She studied at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC. She studied here from 1998 to 2002 majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish.
Lori Jane Gliha Career
Lori first started off with WILX-TV, the NBC Television station in Lansing, Michigan. After a while, she worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WNEM-TV, the CBS affiliate in Saginaw/Flint Michigan. From 2007 to 2013, she took on a variety of roles for KNXV-TV, better known as ABC15, the local Phoenix affiliate. Her first role there was as a general assignment reporter, then rose to become an evening anchor and finally, she became an investigative reporter.
over the course of her career, she has garnered a number of awards and recognitions including fifteen regional Emmy Awards for such categories as a best investigative reporter, best general assignment reporter, writing, and journalistic enterprise among others. In addition to this, she also was recognized for her series of stories on suicides involving the Phoenix Fire Department. This led to the implementation of new policies by other fire departments all over the country.
Her research on the fire departments was borrowed by FEMA to make video training sessions at the National Fire Academy. Apart from this, she also reported on the ATF Fast and Furious scandal. The scandal accused agents of allowing weapons to get into the hands of criminals without taking action.
In June 2013, Lori Jane Gliha joined the flagship show America Tonight on Aljazeera America. This made her one of the network’s first national correspondents. She was placed in Washington D.C. Here, she covered stories as well as reporting with Joie Chen in the studio.
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