Bill Melugin

Bill Melugin

Reporter

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. 

The latest from Bill Melugin

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Hundreds gather at LA street takeovers, drag races during COVID-19 lockdown

Not even a global pandemic has been enough to stop street takeovers and street racing on L.A.'s roads despite strict stay at home orders across the state and the county. Hundreds continue to flood into the streets to watch the dangerous and illegal behavior risking further spread of the coronavirus.

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Republican challenger accuses Adam Schiff of neglecting district’s homeless problem

The Republican congressional candidate hoping to unseat high profile Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff is accusing Schiff of neglecting his district’s homelessness problem to instead focus on Washington politics, and he walked the streets of the district with FOX 11 to learn about the underlying causes of homelessness.