Reena Ninan

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Reena Ninan
Born (1979-04-18) April 18, 1979 (age 38)
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Alma mater George Washington University (B.A., Political Communication)
Occupation Television journalist
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Kevin Peraino
Children 2

Reena Ninan (born April 18, 1979) is an American television journalist currently working for CBS News, based in New York City.[1]


Ninan anchors CBSN and CBS Weekend News. She also reports for CBS This Morning, CBS Evening News and other CBS broadcasts. From 2007 to 2012 she was the Middle East Correspondent for Fox News Channel.[2] She has reported from throughout the world, including Libya, Indonesia, India, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq. In July 2011, she was named one of Glamour magazine's "Women on the Front Lines."[3] Ninan began working at ABC News in 2012 in the Washington bureau, where she covered the White House and the State Department. She later moved to New York, reporting for Good Morning America and continuing to travel abroad as a foreign correspondent.[4]

In April 2015, Ninan was named co-anchor of ABC's early morning shows World News Now and America This Morning, alongside T.J. Holmes.

Personal life[edit]

Ninan is married to author and former Newsweek reporter Kevin Peraino and has two children, Jack and Kate.[5][6]