WJLA Hires Lisa Fletcher

Lisa Fletcher, former investigative reporter for Al Jazeera America's The Stream (that network is airing its last live broadcast tonight [April 12]), has joined Sinclair's WJLA-TV Washington, D.C., as senior investigative reporter for the stations 7 On Your Side investigative unit.

She will also contribute to Sinclair's syndicated news magazine Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson.

Fletcher has also been a national correspondent for ABC News.

Stories Fletcher has covered and investigated include on Sarah Palin, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, the Craigslist Killer and the O.J. Simpson trial.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.