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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.

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EXCLUSIVE: Counterfeit Crackdown

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

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

The latest Star Wars film is drawing real-life security measures.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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EXCLUSIVE: LA County Jail Mentally Ill

An first-ever exclusive look inside LA County Jail's psych ward and it's thousands of mentally ill inmates, plus the DA's new mission to get them out.
Al Jazeera America - America Tonight Link to Story
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Jailing Troubled Minds

A new court ruling redefines how mentally ill inmates are treated in CA prisons. But for one heartbroken family, the changes come too late.
America Tonight - Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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Waiting Game

For more than a decade, Alberto waits for a family visa living in an RV on a Los Angeles street.
America Tonight - Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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LAPD Shooting

Another unarmed African-American man is shot dead by police. On the heels of riots in Ferguson, MO, a Los Angeles community tries to get to the heart its racial tensions…again.
America Tonight - Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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Smoking Culture

On the anniversary of the Surgeon General's report on the dangers of smoking, how has the culture around smoking changed?
Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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Cord Cutters

More and more people are cutting the cord to pay television, and what that means for the entertainment landscape.
Al Jazeera America Link to Story
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Oscar Ethics

Controversy surrounds Woody Allen over whether he should be nominated for industry awards when family members accuse him of molestation. How much should an artist's personal life influence his professional accomplishments?
Al Jazeera America Link to Story

About

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, ABCNews.com, and UnderstandingHealth.com

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 three L.A. 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 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.

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Skills

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