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

  Getting meals to virtual students suffering from food insecurity in Parma

  CMSD’s JFK High School finally finished with help of Alumni Association, but won’t have students inside yet

  What’s next for the Breonna Taylor case?

  Medina man accused of killing wife and mother-in-law pleads not guilty again in court

  University of Akron students determined to make their mark in election

  100 Progressive Insurance employees volunteer at Ohio’s unemployment offices to help process claims

  Akron-area school officials asking drivers to slow down, watch for students collecting meals

  Cleveland police release video of gunman’s West Side carjacking at sentencing hearing

  Salvation Army to begin 'Kettle Campaign’ early to rescue Christmas for Northeast Ohio families

  Bay Village schools return to in-person learning

  North Ridgeville residents mourn 9/11 victims with moment of silence

  Man who pleaded guilty in baby’s death punched by family member after sentencing hearing