Bill Melugin

Bill Melugin

National Correspondent

Bill Melugin currently serves as a national correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based out of the Los Angeles bureau. He joined the network in May 2021.Read More

Most recently, Melugin reported live from Uvalde, Texas surrounding the mass shooting in Robb Elementary School that killed 19 children and two adults. In addition, he has been reporting from the Rio Grande documenting the increased number of migrants crossing the southern border. In April 2022, he reported on the drowning of Texas National Guardsman Bishop Evans in the Rio Grande. In September 2021, he provided extensive helicopter and drone footage of thousands of migrants crossing the southern border near the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas.

Prior to joining FNC, Melugin served as an investigative reporter for KTTV-TV Los Angeles where he was awarded three local Emmy awards for investigative reporting within a four year span. In this capacity, he helped break a number of stories including the news of California Governor Gavin Newsom failing to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines while eating at the French Laundry restaurant. While at KTTV, his breaking news coverage was also featured across FNC programming, including Tucker Carlson TonightThe Ingraham Angle and The Story. Prior to joining FNC, Melugin worked as an anchor and investigative reporter at WJYZ-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina and as a fill-in anchor at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas.

A two-time recipient of Radio & TV News Association of Southern California’s Golden Mike Award for Best Investigative Journalism, Melugin was also awarded three local Emmy awards for his investigative reporting in Los Angeles, and is also the recipient of three regional Edward R. Murrow awards for hard news and breaking news reporting. 

He is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, where he majored in Broadcast Journalism.