Reena Ninan

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Journalist (1979)
Sat Aug 08 2020
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Reena Ninan is an Indian American television journalist who is now associated with New York-based channel CBS News. Today, she reports the Saturday edition of CBS Weekend News, CBSN, CBS This Morning, and CBS Evening News. Also, she broadcasts for all CBS News platforms.

She on 18th April 1979, in Tampa, Florida, United States, to the Indian parents. She holds American citizenship and is of Indian-American ethnicity. Further, she received her bachelor degree from The George Washington University, School of Media and Public Affairs with a minor in Women's Studies in Political Communication.

Married Life With Kevin Peraino

The 5 feet 4 inches tall news correspondent, Reena is a happily married woman. She got hitched to her long term boyfriend turned husband, Kevin Peraino. He is an author and former reporter for Newsweek.

Reena Ninan and Her Husband, Kevin Peraino On Their Wedding Day
Photo: Reena Ninan and Her Husband, Kevin Peraino On Their Wedding Day
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Ninan, aged 41, and Peraino, 44, first met through social connection. Despite their different family background, the couple could not stop each other to fall in love. As she belongs to Indian while he is from Hayward, California, U.S.

After dating for some time, they dedicated to enhancing their relation to the next level. Finally, their love relationship turned into marriage when they tied the knot in the presence of family and friends. It seems the couple had a traditional Indian wedding function.

Reena Ninan Is A Mother Of Two Children
Photo: Reena Ninan With Her Children
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However, the lovebirds have not published their exact marriage date to the media. From their conjual life, they have two children, one son Jack Peraino, born on December 31, and one daughter Kate Peraino. And Reena keeps sharing the family pictures on her Instagram wall. Now, the whole family lives a happy life together.

Reena Ninan's Total Net Worth 

Since beginning her journalism career in 1999, Reena has amassed a suitable amount of money. As of 2020, her exact net worth is not mentioned anywhere but it is around $1 Million. She credits her worth to her two decades of career in the television industry.

Similarly, her annual salary is assumed to be over $63461 as the CBS as a news correspondent and anchor. Janet Shamlian is another CBS reporter with the same earnings. Previously, she served for ABC News and Fox News correspondent.

According to our sources, the average salary of a reporter in Fox News is around $70,449. Similarly, news reporters at ABC News make a yearly wage of $106614. So during her work at channels, she might be earned the same amount.

Additionally, she was named "Women on the Front Lines" by Glamour magazine in July 2011.

Fox News, ABC, And CBS

Ninan initially started her as a producer at the Washington Post. In 2004, she joined Fox News Channel where she became Middle East Correspondent for Fox News in 2007. But she quit the network in 2012.

Reena Ninan at ABC's GMA
Photo: Reena Ninan at ABC's GMA
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She started working at the Washington office at ABC News in 2012 where she covered both the White House and the State Department. Afterward, she moved to New York later, reporting for Good Morning America, and continuing to travel as a foreign correspondent abroad.

Reena Ninan At CBSN
Photo: Reena Ninan At CBSN
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Reena started serving as co-anchor of ABC's early morning shows World News Now and America This Morning in April 2015, alongside T.J. Holmes. She was employed in 2016 by CBS where she serves as a New York City correspondent.

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