Indian American television reporter, Reena Ninan was born on April 19, 1979. Reena Ninan is known for her successful, versatile and tireless personality who has been spotted reporting around the world and across the United States of America. According to her LinkedIn account, she is Human Capital Generalist at Children’s hospital, Oakland Research Institute. Talking about her qualification, she holds bachelor’s degree in Political Communication and minor in Women’s Studies from the George Washington University. Currently, Ninan is a designated co-anchor for ABC World News at the show named America this Morning & World News Now. She is the person who is honored as “Women on the Front Lines” in the Glamour Magazine In 2011.

Life & Career

Reena Ninan is a talented and enthusiastic woman who have been able to win millions of hearts of her audience across the world with her charming and genuine personality. She has done the praiseworthy job by filling in overnight broadcasts and delivering the programs. Her impression comes with her skill of mixing breaking news and lively conversation with quirky, fun reports to her audience. Her career starts with Fox news Channel as Middle East Correspondent in 2007. She has traveled to India, Israel, Indonesia, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Libya, and Iraq for reporting.

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Former Fox News Channel correspondent joined ABC News in 2012. Since then, Reena Ninan has traveled with Secretary Clinton to the Middle East and with the President to Asia. Her reporting included traveling with President Barack Obama to Asia and with Hilary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State to the Middle East. She also has reported on the aftermath of the Moore, tornado,Okla and the final weeks of Nelson Mandela’s life. She also had reported on Al Shabaab’s devastating attack on Kenya’s Garissa University. After working at ABC News in the Washington bureau, she covered the White House and the State Department. She later moved to New York and found to be reporting for Good Morning America and continuing to travel abroad as a foreign correspondent. At ABC News she was appointed as co-anchor alongside T.J. Holmes at the anchor’s desk at different shows.


Reena Ninan is married to author and former Newsweek reporter Kevin Peraino who is a writer currently working on a book about China and they have two beautiful children, Jack and Kate. Her personal life is as successful as her professional life. Besides working as Journalist, she is an ambitious amateur chef and currently she is trying to perfect her mother’s recipe fish curry. Concerning about her Indian origin, she speaks fluent English keeping her Indian accent apart and fluent Malayalam as well (the language from her family’s home state of Kerala, India). She had studied Hebrew and Arabic as well. Besides her career, she enjoys spending time with her four-year-old son, her two-and-a-half-year-old daughter and her husband rather than going to parties and programs. Its seems she is happy with her family and professional life.