Mona Nair

c/o Al Corral
Napoli Management Group
8844 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 100
Beverly Hills, California 90211
310.385.8222

Career Summary
 

Mona is a lively television personality, public affairs/non-profit professional, and certified yoga instructor.

An award winning journalist, Mona has been a news anchor and reporter in various markets in the US. She's also been a home shopping host at the national network Jewelry Television. Currently, she holds a Development Director role at the Blount County Habitat for Humanity in Tennessee.

She has a global life perspective, speaking 3 languages and graduating from high school in Dubai.  Mona was born in India and grew up around the world. She was naturalized as an American citizen in October 2012. 

Work experience
 

Development Director                 March 2021 to present

Blount County Habitat for Humanity

Maryville, TN

Director of Military Affairs         Feb  2020  to March 2021  Christian County Chamber of Commerce

Christian County (Fort Campbell), KY                                             

Awards

2011 East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists Award, "Deadline/Breaking News Reporting”

2010 East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists Awards, "Deadline/Breaking News Reporting” and “Feature Reporting”

2008 Michigan Associated Press Broadcasters Award for "Best Enterprise/Investigative Reporting"

2007 Michigan Associated Press Broadcasters Awards for Best Enterprise/Investigative Reporting, "Best Hard News" and "Best Continuing Coverage"

2010 - present

Show Host                                   March 2018 to June 2019

Jewelry Television, Knoxville, TN

Hosting shows on camera to sell jewelry both on-air and online. 

2010 - present

​Anchor/Reporter               2010 to 2017
WATE-TV, Knoxville, Tennessee
Anchored and reported the news for East Tennessee's ABC/CW affiliate.

 

Reporter                             2005 to 2009

WWUP/WWTV-TV, Cadillac-Traverse City, Michigan

General assignment reporter.  Won investigative award for series on soldiers with PTSD.  Severe weather and live breaking news.

Anchor/Reporter                  2003 to 2004

WKAG-TV, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Anchored and reported for the independent cable station.

Intern

Interned at CBS News in NYC, MSNBC, and the NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, PA while in college.

Education
 

Temple University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism

The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center

Neyyar Dam, India

Yoga Teacher Certification

Affiliations

Asian American Journalists Association

South Asian Journalists Association

FBI Citizens Academy graduate

Gemological Institute Of America

Applied Jewelry Professional (AJP) certification

Isha Institute Of Inner Sciences

Inner Engineering Yoga and Meditation Program