Lori Jane Gliha Joins Scripps, Newsy as National Investigative Correspondent

By Mark Mwachiro 

Lori Jane Gliha joins the Scripps Network as a national investigative journalist, beginning Sept. 1.

Gliha will be based at Scripps’ Washington, D.C. bureau and will also contribute to Scripps’ over-the-air news network Newsy, reporting across all programming.

Kate O’Brian, Head of the News Group, Scripps Networks, said, “Lori Jane’s addition magnifies our commitment to meaningful investigative journalism.” She added, “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 award-winning journalist comes to Scripps from FOX31 in Denver, where she was their investigative reporter. Prior to that, she was a national correspondent for Al Jazeera’s America’s flagship news program America Tonight.

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.

Currently, Gliha is nominated for recognition at the national News and Documentary Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report category.