ABOUT LORI JANE GLIHA
Lori Jane Gliha is a thirteen-time regional Emmy-winning reporter who works a national correspondent for Al Jazeera America on the show, America Tonight.
She received a degree in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Southern California, and graduated Summa cum Laude as the Outstanding Broadcast Journalism Undergraduate. She minored in Spanish.
Lori Jane has been recognized for various investigations throughout her career, including reports highlighting questions and concerns in the medical marijuana debate, stories revealing baggage theft problems at Sky Harbor International Airport, and her continuing coverage of ATF's controversial Fast and Furious case. She was the first reporter to reveal internal documents proving specific assault weapons linked to the case turned up at crime scenes in the Phoenix area.
EMMY AWARD WINNING REPORTING
Lori Jane received a Rocky Mountain Emmy for her extensive reporting on the suicides of four Phoenix firefighters and the changes that occurred at the department because of it. Her reporting brought international attention to the mental health needs of firefighters.
Her stories are now being used in fire department training videos in various parts of the country, and FEMA requested access to the videos as part of the federal government's fire training program at the National Fire Academy in Maryland.
She has also received Emmys for investigative, general assignment, journalistic enterprise, political, business/consumer, military, and spot news reporting.
ANCHOR AND REPORTER
Lori Jane previously served as an investigative reporter for ABC15 in Phoenix and as a weekend anchor.
Prior to working in Arizona, Lori Jane reported and anchored at WNEM-TV5 in Saginaw/Flint, Michigan and WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan.
Lori Jane also enjoys writing music, singing, and cheering on her USC Trojans.