Dina Demetrius

Correspondent & Producer

Los Angeles, CA

Dina Demetrius

Discovering the stories no one else is telling. Award-winning television journalist with a passion for illuminating the truth and heart in any story.



Reel of on-camera news work.

EXCLUSIVE: Counterfeit Crackdown

L.A. law enforcement crackdown on dangerous counterfeit sales.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

LAUSD Bomb Threat

Breaking news live shot and story on LAUSD bomb threat.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

Porter Ranch Gas Leak Meeting

The unprecedented gas leak in Porter Ranch forces the AQMD to hear resident testimony, and protests.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

With Reform Fervor in the Air, Local School Board Elections See Record Outside Spending | Politics | SoCal Connected | Shows

Huge amounts of money are flowing into the school board elections this year, and some of the "troops" don't even live here.
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Is Fracking Happening Near You?

Many communities are concerned about fracking, but there are steps they can take to regulate or ban it. America Now reporter and producer Dina Demetrius looks at the issue and how one Southern California community deals with it.
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As Bike Lanes Expand, Some Fear Traffic Will Only Get Worse | Transportation | SoCal Connected | Shows

Cyclists are making progress in their demands for bike lanes, but some motorists aren't on the same track.
KCET Television Link to Story

EXCLUSIVE: Greek Families in Crisis

Greek families go to extremes to survive the financial crisis.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

'Leaning In' or Leaning Back?: Women Finding a New Definition of 'Success' | Culture | SoCal Connected | Shows

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has been both lauded and panned for telling women to "lean in" at the workplace. And some women are finding that "having it all" is not all that's worth having.
KCET Television Link to Story

Stars Wars Draws Security

The latest Star Wars film is drawing real-life security measures.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

Driveway Dangers

Driveways can be one of the most dangerous places for families. America Now reporter and producer Dina Demetrius shows tips to keep everyone safe.
America Now Link to Story

L.A. EMMY - Your Money or Your Life | Healthwise | SoCal Connected | Shows

When it comes to medical debt, some patients are weighed down by the high cost of getting well.
KCET Television Link to Story


Dina Demetrius

Dina has reported and produced news magazine and investigative stories for Al Jazeera America and KCET's "SoCal Connected." Dina has also appeared on TRT World News as a foreign correspondent reporting and analyzing U.S. news for a global audience, and on the nationally syndicated show America Now as the show's lead story reporter and producer.
Dina began her network news career at ABC News as a field and story producer. She contributed to all ABC News broadcasts covering political campaigns, national breaking news, special events, and culture/human interest stories from Los Angeles, Washington DC, Boston, and Chicago bureaus. Dina frequently enterprises and develops stories that are picked up for national and international broadcast. She has also produced entertainment news stories for ABC News and Access Hollywood. Her written work has appeared in Psychology Today,, and

In 2011, Dina was engaged as the director/producer for a non-profit sponsored feature documentary in Nicaragua, filming the stories of aid workers and the people they assist in Nicaragua's toxic and dangerous garbage dumps.

Dina has been awarded three LA area Emmy Awards, an L.A. Press Club Award for her groundbreaking California fracking investigation, as well as a Golden Mike and other L.A. Press Club awards. She has also been honored with nominations as a woman making a difference in Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Business Journal's annual Women's Summit in 2015, 2016 and 2017.



  • TelePrompter
  • Camera/shooting
  • Fluent Greek
  • Script writing
  • Documentary
  • News reporting & producing