Reena Ninan Biography Profile

Who is Reena Ninan?


Reena Ninan is best known as an American Television Journalist who works for CBS as a correspondent based in New York City. Currently, Ninan anchors CBSN and the Saturday edition of CBS Weekend News. She also reports for “CBS This Morning”, “CBS Evening News” and other CBS broadcasts. In 2007, Ninan seemed on Fox News Channel where she was the Middle East Correspondent. After that, she developed her as a professional TV journalist. Because of her notable work as a female war correspondent, she is popular among audiences and her colleagues and has been featured in a Glamour Magazine’s “Women of the Front Lines” in July 2011.

Reena Ninan’s Early Life and Education

Born on 18th April 1979, in Tampa, Florida, USA, Reena belongs to Indian-American ethnicity and holds an American Nationality. Ninan was raised in Tampa, Florida by her Indian parents. Since her early age, she was interested in acting and decided a career in acting. Her parents also encouraged her in chasing a career in acting and television sector. Although she belongs to Indian descent, she can fluently speak English and Malayalam language.

In School level, Reena Ninan learned Hebrew and Arabic language. After graduated from high school, she joined at George Washington University, School of Media and Public Affairs and took a bachelor’s degree in Political Communication and a minor in Women Studies. She also began her career as an anchorwoman at the famous World News Now Program. In between 2007 and 2009, she graduated with a Human Resource Management license from the University of California.

Reena Ninan’s Family and Personal Life


When talking about her marital status, Reena Ninan is happily married to author and former Newsweek reporter Kevin Peraino (born June 7, 1976). The couple comes from different backgrounds. Reena belongs to Indian descent while Kevin is an American born. However, their career played a big role to bring them together. They met through social connections and being both as in the same field they came more closed and dated for several years. After dating for several years, they decided to marry and their relationship turned into marriage. They have two kids, an older son “Jack” and a younger daughter “Kate”. This both kids are loveable and Ninan keeps on posting their pictures on Instagram.

Reena’s Career and Professional Life


In 2007, she started her career as the Middle East correspondent on Fox Channel. During that period, she was involved in covering the stories regarding the trial of Saddam Hussein and also reports on the topic of Al Qaeda in the Maghreb. In the year 2011, Ninan gave reports on the so-called Arab Spring and interviewed the President of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas. After giving her best in her career, she was recognized as “Women on the Front Lines” by renowned Glamour Magazine.

After giving her 5 years as a correspondent, she joined in ABC News in 2012. Next, Reena gave reports on various significant political events and covered the White House. Besides that as a reporter she worked for “Good Morning America”, a famous Television shows in the US. Along with that, she reported on the “20/20 Nightline,” and other ABC broadcasts. Ninan as the principal correspondent reported about after-effects of the 2013 Moore tornado and the last moments of the anti-apartheid revolutionary, political stalwart and philanthropist- Nelson Mandela.

In 2015, Reena anchored for World News Now, America This Morning on ABC News and involved in other different projects. Being as a philanthropist, she serves as the Human Capital Generalist at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland Research Institute. As becoming successful in her career, Ninan made herself in the reputable position and living a happy life with her sweet family.

Reena’s Net worth

The information regarding her net worth hasn’t been disclosed. All we know is that she has a handsome salary of $183000 per month.

Ninan’s Body Measurement


Reena Ninan is 5 feet 4 inches tall and 54 kg weight which is best for her body type. She has black hair with brown eyes and has glowing skin.

Ninan’s Social Media Profile

Reena Ninan is active in social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Being as a recognized Television Journalist is followed by more than 7000 on Facebook, around 5702 followers on Instagram, and more than 18k followers on Twitter.