WASHINGTON, D.C. – The E.W. Scripps Company has tapped award-winning investigative journalist Lori Jane Gliha as Scripps Network’s newest national investigative correspondent, it was announced today. Gliha will join the Scripps Washington bureau, beginning Sept. 1, and contribute to Newsy’s investigative reporting across all programming.
Gliha is nationally recognized for her exclusive, in-depth investigations, hard-hitting interviews and continuous coverage of important issues. She has reported from more than 30 states and five countries, covering marijuana laws in Jamaica; the victims of downed flight MH-17 in the Netherlands; the revitalization of the Colorado River Delta in Mexico; the water crisis in Flint, Michigan; the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri; the influx of Central American migrants at the border; ATF’s controversial Fast and Furious case; and more.
She has been honored with three national Headliner awards, two national Gracie Awards, a national Edward R. Murrow Award and 22 regional Emmys, including awards for investigative reporter, investigative series and writer. In 2018, the Colorado Broadcasters Association named her Best Specialty Reporter in Colorado. Currently, Gliha is nominated for recognition at the national News & Documentary Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report category.
Most recently, Gliha worked as an investigative reporter for FOX31 in Denver, Colorado. She previously worked as a national correspondent for Al Jazeera America’s flagship news magazine program, “America Tonight.”
“Lori Jane’s addition magnifies our commitment to meaningful investigative journalism,” said Kate O’Brian, Head of the News Group, Scripps Networks. “She will, no doubt, carry on her long track-record of fearless reporting that holds the powerful accountable and impacts communities in a positive way.”
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets. The Scripps Networks reach nearly every American through the national news outlets Court TV and Newsy and popular entertainment brands ION, Bounce, Defy TV, Grit, ION Mystery, Laff and TrueReal. Scripps is the nation’s largest holder of broadcast spectrum. Scripps runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”