Vinita Chandra Nair is an American television journalist who is famous for her work as the correspondent for CBS News in New York City. Nair has also worked as the host of This Morning Saturday alongside Anthony Mason.
This Indian American journo has been covering a wide range of reports on topics including the Jon Benet Ramsey murder investigation. She was also responsible for covering the school shootings at Bailey, Colorado and the Paris terror attacks for CBS. Let us now get to know a bit more about this amazing lady.
Vinita Nair: Early Life and Education
Vinita Chandra Nair was born on the 8th of September, 1981, in New York City, New York. She is of American nationality and belongs to Asian-American ethnicity. As per our understanding, her parents were seeking a better opportunity and therefore, in hope of a better future for Vinita, they moved to America. Next, after moving to America, the gave birth to Nair and the family lived in Colleyville, Texas.
From a very young age, Nair had a flair for journalism and she then went on to study at the Medill School of Journalism of the Northwestern University and graduated from the institution with a degree in Journalism.
Vinita Nair: Career
After graduating, Vinita immediately began working at WGEM-TV in Illinois as a general reporter. She was also working for the Chicago Public Access Network at the very time. Nair soon was an in-demand journalist in the industry was began working for KOLN/KGIN-TV in Nebraska. She was the anchor of the daily morning and afternoon newscasts for the network.
In 2007, Nair got a job at ABC News as an anchor and a correspondent. After having worked with the network for over 4 years, Vinita was offered a role at CBS News in the New York City alongside Nancy Cordes. Ever since, Nair has been working with the network and is doing a splendid job.
Vinita Nair: Personal Life
Looking at her love life, Vinita is married to Osman Elahi Nawaz, a fellow journalist. The wedding ceremony took place on the 10th of October, 2009 and was a traditional Indian wedding. Whilst she did show some of her wedding pictures to the audience, Nair likes to maintain a low profile. She seems to like her privacy and we respect her decision to protect her information.
On the 25th of January, 2012, Vinita and Osman were blessed by a baby boy. Osman comes from an Islamic background, and therefore, they decided to name their child Tahir which means purity.
Vinita Nair: Net Worth and Social Media
Vinita has been active in journalism for over two decades and people consider her as one of the best in the business. She also receives a massive salary from her work which is somewhere in the range of $3 million.
Sadly for us, Vinita is not active on any social networking platforms. Moreover, she prefers to stay low and away from the unwanted attention of the tabloids.