Nina Pineda Biography
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Nina Pineda is an American journalist who is currently working as a consumer reporter at WABC-TV in New York. Formerly, she worked as a reporter at WTAE-TV.
Nina Pineda Age and Birthday
Pineda is 54 years old as of 2022. In addition, she was born on January 01, 1968. Besides, she is of Filipino descent.
Nina Pineda Education
Pineda grew up in Pennsylvania, attended Syracuse University for pre-law, but finished with a degree in communications and political science. Upon graduating, she had the ambition to became the first congressperson from Fayette County, a rural area south of Pittsburgh.
Nina Pineda Height and Weight
Pineda has an average body height of 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 70 kilograms (154 Ibs).
Nina Pineda Family
Pineda is of Filipino descent and her father was a doctor.
Nina Pineda Husband and Children
Pineda is married to John Kisala. The two have lived in Bergen County for 10 years. Together they are blessed with two daughters named Tea and Jolie.
Nina Pineda WABC-TV
At the age of 24, Pineda began her broadcasting career in Washington, D.C at WTTG. In addition, she later worked as a reporter for WTAE for a couple of months before leaving for WABC-TV, where she has been covering some of the groundbreaking stories.
Nina is the face of WABC-TV’s 7 for the past four years. Since she began working on 7 On Your Side, with her team, She has improved Channel 7 viewership. Likewise, she helped victims of Superstorm Sandy and also helped defrauded consumers gain back more than $1million through WABC-TV’s trouble-shooting and consumer help unit.
Nina has been in the center of live coverage of the inauguration of President Barack Obama, the attacks on 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and Superstorm Sandy. Together with her co-workers at WABC, she earned the Peabody Award of Excellence in Journalism for their live coverage of the September 11, 2001, World Trade Center Towers bombing.
The outfit she wore ( dusty red outfit she wore, a red suit and black shoes) and the clip reel of her reports are preserved in a Smithsonian exhibit on 9/11 through the Senator John Heinz History Center in her hometown, Pittsburgh, PA. She also appeared on Prime Time Live, Live with Regis and Kelly, and CNN.
Nina Pineda Charities
Nina is a member of the Tri-State charity community. From time to time, she participates in fundraisers for diverse Asian American and Women’s organizations, including the New York Asian Women’s Center and the Women’s Rights and Information Center where she is also serving on the Board of Trustee.
Nina Pineda Awards
She has received numerous awards for her work including:
- The CUNY Asian Role Model of the Year Award in 2013
- New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs honored her for her work in helping victims of consumer fraud in 2014.
- In 2016, Bergen County’s Executive Director acknowledged her for her work in helping victims of crime in Bergen County.
Nina Pineda Net worth and Salary
Nina’s annual salary is estimated to be between $ 24K and $ 72.5K or an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32 as per average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States.
Pineda has an estimated net worth of around $1 million dollars. Through her long career in the journalism industry as an anchor, reporter, and writer she has been able to accumulate her worth.