Bill Melugin is a multiple EMMY, Murrow, and Golden Mike award winning investigative reporter for FOX 11 Los Angeles. He is the 2018 and 2019 recipient of the RTNA’s Golden Mike Award for “Best Investigative Journalism” in southern California, and the winner of the 2019 Television Academy EMMY for investigative reporting. Melugin is also the recipient of a 2018 regional Edward R. Murrow award for hard news reporting.
Bill grew up in Orange County, CA and attended the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where he received a B.A. in broadcast journalism and a minor in Spanish Linguistics. Prior to joining FOX 11, Melugin worked as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJZY-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina for two and a half years, where he won a 2017 regional Edward R. Murrow award for breaking news reporting, and won the SPJ’s national Sigma Delta Chi award for best breaking news reporting for his live coverage of the Charlotte riots. Melugin began his career as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso Texas for two years. He grew up watching FOX 11, and his family still lives in Orange County.
A Koreatown man tells FOX 11 he has been reinfected with COVID-19 for a second time after he attended several Black Lives Matter protests last month, and while he remembers being concerned about being in the crowds, he doesn’t know if the protests were the source of his most recent infection.
Orange County officials announced Thursday that all county beaches will be closed over the Fourth of July weekend.
The Baldwin Park Police Chief is accusing his mayor of nepotism and corruption.
In the face of a massive pandemic induced budget shortfall, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted on Monday to approve slashing $145 million from the Sheriff’s Department budget.
An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly found a tampon embedded in his Frappuccino halfway through drinking it at a Starbuck’s licensee store inside of a Target in Diamond Bar on Friday, sources told FOX 11.
Los Angeles Police Department officers racked up $40 million in overtime during the recent civil unrest in the city, but won’t be paid for it, and will instead be given comp time, according to a memo sent out by LAPD Chief Michel Moore, which was obtained by FOX 11.
A Santa Monica restaurant manager was caught on video allegedly cutting a deal with looters to buy a freshly stolen television during the mass looting of the city on May 31st.
Despite having a fully staffed county communications team, FOX 11 has exclusively obtained contracts showing Los Angeles County is spending $1.9 million to hire two public relations firms for the purpose of guiding the county’s coronavirus messaging.
A San Gabriel criminal defense attorney is under LAPD investigation after posts from his Instagram account called for police to be murdered offered free legal representation to anyone who kills a cop.
An armed man was arrested overnight for allegedly impersonating a National Guard member.