Aria Janel

Aria Janel

Multi-Media Journalist

Cleveland, OH

Aria joined 19 News in September of 2020 as a Multi-Media Journalist.

Aria recently worked in Evansville, IN. She's originally from Kannapolis, North Carolina, a small town outside of Charlotte.

She graduated from The University of North Carolina Wilmington in May of 2018. Aria earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies and minored in Psychology.

While Studying at UNCW she spent a semester abroad in England where she attended Keele University and took classes in film and marketing.

She also Interned at Spectrum News Charlotte and WWAY in Wilmington and was a general assignment and business reporter for her school’s student media team, TEAL TV.

Aria is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and loves finding ways to give back to her community.

When Aria is not working she loves playing and taking photos with her dog Kaizer, binge watching TV shows, Face-timing her family and friends, trying new restaurants, and traveling to new places.

You can reach out to Aria via email at

Recent Articles by Aria

Lorain County releases COVID-19 vaccine plan

  Summit County prosecutor fights parole of ‘violent offender’ convicted of kidnapping, rape, murder

  1981 double murder resurfaces as mans parole hearing resurfaces

  String of car and property thefts hit Cleveland’s west side over the weekend

  Vaccine gives hope ‘if I had more friends to talk to and relate to I think it would be a little easier’

  Ohio EPA: Water in several Northeast Ohio communities contains potentially dangerous chemicals

  Lakewood family loses then finds dog after NYE fireworks in neighborhood

  Twinsburg martial arts teacher sentenced to year in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to sexually touching minor

  Summit County creates virtual COVID-19 vaccine registry

  City of Cleveland plans upgrades to West Side Market in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

  Amazon making best of pandemic and holiday shipping frenzy

  Historic Cleveland fire station on city’s East Side to be replaced with state-of-the-art facility

  ‘Freezer farm’ created to hold Cleveland Clinic’s COVID-19 vaccine doses at critically low temps

  African American community hesitant about covid-19 vaccine and trials

  Covid-19 having major impact on diabetic community

  USPS low on workers amid holiday season rush

  Summit County man wakes from coma, beats Covid-19 after being told he had 10% chance of surviving

  Dentists: It’s even more important to take care of your teeth during the pandemic

  Former corrections officer who ran drug trafficking ring inside Cuyahoga County Jail gets 2 years

  Christmas tree brings peace to those grieving this holiday season

  Lake County under level 4 state of emergency as COVID-19 cases surge

  Hinckley’s Meadows Turkey Bowl raises more than $400,000 for those battling cancer

  Jury finds woman guilty of aggravated murder in trial over 25-year-old Army veteran’s 2012 death in Akron

  Friends of slain 25-year-old Army veteran anxiously wait for jury’s decision in 2012 Akron murder trial

  Jury deliberates in Akron murder trial of 25-year-old Army veteran

  Murderer says he had help while testifying in Summit County trial

  Phone recording presented in trial of 2012 New Franklin murder

  Barley House manager during Covid-19 citations hearing: ‘It’s hard to babysit all of them'

  Northeast Ohio retailer says ‘no’ to Salvation Army’s red kettles this year

  Would Northeast Ohio businesses survive if the governor closes restaurants, bars and gyms again?