Josh Einiger
Josh Einiger joined the Eyewitness News Team as a Reporter in September 2009.

Since then, Josh has taken the lead on major stories of national interest, including the ongoing search for a serial killer near Gilgo Beach and the massacre of four people at a pharmacy in Medford. He also covered the Times Square bombing attempt and the arrest of financier Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

From politics to plane crashes, Space Shuttle launches to hurricanes, Josh has traveled the country reporting the news. Prior to joining the Eyewitness News Team, he was a national correspondent for Fox News affiliates, covering such landmark stories as the death of Michael Jackson in California and the healthcare debate in Washington. As a reporter for WTXF-TV Philadelphia, he won a coveted Edward R. Murrow award for his series focusing on the global recession and its effect on everyday people. Josh also worked as a reporter at WFTV in Orlando and at WNYT-TV in Albany. Prior to that, he was an assignment editor at KYW-TV in Philadelphia. He launched his career as a photographer and field producer at NY1 News in New York City.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Josh graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, where he majored in Political Science and History. He is a member of the Radio Television News Directors' Association. Josh has been nominated for numerous regional Emmy Awards and was voted one of Central Florida's best reporters by readers of Orlando Magazine. He is an avid photographer and world traveler.

The U.S. government has denied AbbieGail Smith's father and sister entry into the country from Jamaica for the funeral. Josh Einiger spoke to them exclusively.
The incident happened on 64th Street between Madison and Park avenues just before 5 p.m. Thursday
Authorities say 40-year-old Huey Bui, of the Bronx, is charged with vehicular assault and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs.
The federal government has been trying to deport Jose Molina back to his native Panama, from which he arrived as a toddler nearly 40 years ago, because he committed a crime when he was 18.
Utility crews spent Friday working to get all customers back on the grid after a series of manhole fires knocked out power to dozens of buildings on Manhattan's Upper West Side.