Dina Demetrius

Emmy-Winning 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.

Maybe Babies + Facebook Live talk

A million leftover and counting. What happens when IVF couples have too many frozen embryos? Report followed by Facebook Live talk with psychologist Dr. Francine Lederer (begins at 12:47)
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Oil Activist

Meet the Los Angeles teenager who took on the oil industry, city hall and the Catholic Church to curb urban oil drilling in her neighborhood.
KCET Magazine Link to Story

Made in L.A.

How one of L.A.' s most successful entrepreneurs, Cisco Pinedo, is building a brand, furniture and community all at the same time.
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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.
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Porter Ranch Gas Leak Meeting

The unprecedented gas leak in Porter Ranch forces the AQMD to hear resident testimony, and protests.
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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.
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EXCLUSIVE: Greek Families in Crisis

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

OP-ED: Finding courage in one family's history

On a late post-election night in my Los Angeles home, I received a text message from a close college friend having a later night in her metro Detroit home: “I am just so pissed off having to explain what a noose is to my 8-year old because it turned up in a middle school bathroom. All the racists crawling from under their rocks.”.
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Dina Demetrius

As both a correspondent and producer, Dina reports stories that illuminate the humanity at the heart of any policy issue. Dina has reported and produced news magazine and investigative stories for Al Jazeera America and KCET's "SoCal Connected." She also appears on TRT World News as a foreign correspondent reporting and analyzing U.S. news for a global audience. Dina's pieces have also been featured on the nationally syndicated show America Now where she was the show's lead story reporter and producer.

Dina began her network news career at ABC News as a field and story producer. She has covered political campaigns, national breaking news, special events, and culture/entertainment stories from a variety of bureaus. Dina frequently enterprises and develops stories that are picked up for national and international broadcast. Her written work has appeared in Psychology Today,, and

In 2011, Dina travelled to Nicaragua to direct and produce a non-profit sponsored feature documentary, filming the stories of aid workers and the people they assist in Nicaragua's toxic and dangerous garbage dumps.

In June 2017, Dina was named a Rising Star by the Los Angeles Business Journal at their annual Women's Summit. She has been awarded four L.A. area Emmy Awards from 2013-2018, five L.A. Press Club Awards including one for her groundbreaking California fracking investigation, as well as a Golden Mike and other L.A. Press Club and Emmy nominations. She has also been honored as a woman making a difference in Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2015 & 2016 Women's Summits. Dina lives in Los Angeles, but her hometown Detroit is always in her heart.



  • News reporting & producing
  • Hosting
  • Investigative reporting
  • Live Reporting/Crosstalk
  • Documentary
  • Script writing
  • Fluent Greek
  • Camera/shooting
  • TelePrompter