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Nina Moini joined the WCCO-TV team in August of 2013. She reports on a wide range of topics during weekdays and weekend nights.
Nina grew up right here in Apple Valley (GO Eastview Lightning!), but was born in Denmark to Iranian parents who moved to the United States when she was 5 years old.
Nina found a passion for journalism at a young age through seeing good stories that show how people everywhere are more alike than different, regardless of their backgrounds.
Nina’s work in reporting breaking news has been recognized through Emmy awards and by the Society of Professional Journalists. She is also an active volunteer with Fraser, a Minnesota-based non-profit serving children and adults with Autism and other special needs.
Nina is a graduate of the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri, where she also earned a degree in Political Science. (Go Tigers!) After covering local government, health, and consumer news in sunny Fort Myers, Fla., she is thrilled to be back in her chilly hometown!
Nina loves to chat with viewers on Facebook and Twitter. You can find her on both. And please share your story ideas with her. She’s always looking for a good story and a good laugh.
Following the protests over the past week where we saw major metro freeways shut down, demonstrators are now taking aim at a major shopping center and the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office.
Civil rights leaders are demanding the city terminate its contract with St. Anthony police, which provides policing for the small neighboring community.
Castile worked at the J. J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in St. Paul as a cafeteria supervisor for the last 14 years.
While it’s fun to be out boating on the Fourth of July, the celebration left quite the mess behind on parts of Lake Minnetonka.
Abby Vanyo and Jacob Schindler were on their way to have their baby Monday around 6:30 a.m. when Vanyo began to feel sharp pains.
A day after an 8-year-old girl died after being hit by a car while riding her bike, a holiday weekend parade went on as planned in Albert Lea on Sunday evening.
More than one month after a grandmother was shot and killed in north Minneapolis, her family still has no answers.
Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, a Minnesota man wants people to know fireworks accidents can and do happen.
An SUV hit and killed a Forest Lake High School student Monday as she was leaving summer school.
Minnesota State Fair officials announced Monday that the fair, along with several of its vendors, will be hosting its first-ever job fair this week.
Friday is day six of the seven-day nursing strike in the Twin Cities. Nurses are picketing over staffing issues and work safety at Allina hospitals.
The Minnesota United soccer club hosts a team from Mexico in an exhibition Saturday at Target Field. The Loons will face Club Leon in a friendly match starting at 7 p.m.
A southeast Minnesota community is in shock after Sunday night’s severe storms took the life of a popular high school teacher.
As summer vacation begins, some Eden Prairie moms are already focused on next school year. A group of moms has petitioned the school district to add more recess time for students.
During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Metro area churches and mosques are teaming up to give Minnesotans a chance to learn about different faiths.
The heartbreaking reality is setting in for many survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting. This was no nightmare.
A vigil was held at Loring Park Sunday night for the victims of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando that left at least 50 people dead.
University of Minnesota officials are considering a 7.5 percent increase for nonresident students instead of a nearly 10 percent increase. The university’s board of regents approved a 2.5-percent tuition increase next year for in-state students.
Three weeks ago, active 25-year-old Amber Kohnhorst set out to volunteer at an animal sanctuary out west. She was hiking an unfamiliar area in Arizona, alone.
After learning how to build their own food truck business, students at Jordan Middle School got a very special treat Monday morning.
Exactly one month after her 10-year-old daughter was shot by a stray bullet, a mother is speaking out about new efforts to find the shooter.
The lives of two people killed in a motorcycle accident earlier this week are being remembered in a memorial ride. James Marinaro and Denise Thomas were honored Saturday in a ride from Monte’s Sports Bar in Spring Lake Park to Ellisworth Township in western Wisconsin.
Two people have been killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in western Wisconsin.
A Minnesota mother is leading the way to make sure kids of all abilities have a place to play together.
The family of a Minneapolis grandmother who was shot and killed while driving her minivan Thursday evening says enough is enough.