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

RV sales skyrocket during pandemic

Special Report: ‘The Talk’ showcases how parents talk to their children about social injustices

Surveillance footage opens new leads in Henderson burned dog case

Families, nursing homes making special preparations for Mother’s Day

Sheriff’s Office: Students facing charges after ‘vaping overdose’ at Daviess Co. High School

Family reunites after more than 60 years

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

  Rockport, Ind. PD gets new officer: former drummer of Five Finger Death Punch

  Kindergarten bill creates buzz in community

Man posts ad in local paper to find a new kidney

Soldiers given highest peacetime award for heroic rescue

WWII veteran searching for beloved pins, cap