Nina Pineda  | ABC7 WABC News Team
Nina Pineda is an award-winning broadcast journalist with WABC-TV in New York. She has covered some of the biggest stories of her generation and is the face of WABC-TV's "7 On Your Side." For the last 4 years, Nina and her team at Channel 7 hit a milestone for Channel 7 viewers - helping victims of Superstorm Sandy, and defrauded consumers gain back more than $1,000,000 through the station's trouble-shooting and consumer help unit.

Nina's live reporting has taken her from the center of some of the worst natural disasters in the United States, Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, to some of the country's most historic moments - the inauguration of President Barack Obama and the attacks on 9/11.

Nina's reports on September 11, 2001 from underneath the World Trade Center Towers helped earn Nina and her colleagues at WABC and ABC News the prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Journalism. The dusty red outfit she wore, a red suit and black shoes along with a clip reel of her reports are forever a part of our national history, preserved in a Smithsonian exhibit on 9/11 through the Senator John Heinz History Center in her hometown, Pittsburgh, PA.

Active in the Tri-State charity community, participates in fundraisers for various Asian American and Women's organizations, including the New York Asian Women's Center and the Women's Rights and Information Center where Nina serves on the Board of Trustee.

In 2013, Nina was a recipient of CUNY Asian Role Model of the Year Award. In 2014, Nina was honored by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs for her work helping victims of consumer fraud. In 2016, Nina was recognized by Bergen County's Executive Director for her work helping victims of crime in Bergen County.

Nina has appeared nationally on Prime Time Live, Live with Regis and Kelly and CNN. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Syracuse University and lives in Bergen County with her husband, John, raising 2 young daughters.

Nina's Stories
'Downtown Karen' accused of harassing people, luring dog into oncoming traffic
The victim of a woman now dubbed "Downtown Karen" is speaking out exclusively to Eyewitness News after she tried to lure his dog into oncoming traffic.
7 On Your Side: Passport backlog has travelers scrambling, frustrated
The hottest ticket around right now isn't for a concert or a Broadway show -- it's a slot to get a U.S. passport.
Tabernacle damaged by out-of-control NYPD SUV gets payment thanks to 7 On Your Side
A two-ton NYPD SUV swerved off the street and plowed through the wall of the Judah Tabernacle, at the exact spot where churchgoers normally worship.
7 On Your Side looks at the pros and cons of Buy Now Pay Later
Fearful of racking up debt, consumers have embraced a new payment process called Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL.
7 On Your Side helps customer avoid hot tub hustle after he won contest, but store refused to pay up
Craig Prescott was nearly the victim of a hot tub hustle after he won a contest, but the store refused to pay up until he called 7 On Your Side.
7 On Your Side: What to know if you're traveling abroad this summer
7 On Your Side has what you need to know before you pack your bags and go!
7 On Your Side's tips for new graduates in a challenging job market
Congratulations! You just graduated college. Now, the tough part is finding that entry-level job.
7 On Your Side's checklist to stay prepared in case of loved one's death
Nearly seven out of 10 Americans don't have a will. That means most of us aren't ready if the worst happens.
7 On Your Side's tips to avoid a moving company nightmare
7 On Your Side has heard plenty of viewer complaints against shoddy movers who damage belongings or hold them hostage, demanding thousands more before delivery. But, you can avoid a moving nightmare with a few easy steps.
How Amazon is supporting small businesses on Prime Day
This year, Amazon is ramping up its support of small businesses, or third-party sellers which market through the website.