Journalist Vinita Fair Will Appear on One Life to Live: Who is Vinita Fair? (VIDEO)

Vinita Fair
Vinita Fair

ABC World News Now co-anchor Vinita Fair will appear an upcoming episode of the soap opera One Life to Live.

“I got to be a soap star for a day,” Nair said during a broadcast.

The World News reporter will star as a doctor in Natalie’s pregnancy storyline.  The episode featuring Nair and Natalie’s labor will air on January 11th.

What do we know about Vinita Fair?

She grew up in Colleyville, Texas, and graduated with a degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois).

She wrote for Today’s Chicago Woman magazine, and was a reporter for Talk Radio News in Washington D.C. prior to pursuing television journalism.

Nair began her career in television news at WGEM-TV, the NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, as a general assignment reporter.

Then she became an anchor and reporter for KOLN/KGIN-TV in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she anchored daily morning and afternoon newscasts.

Prior to joining ABC News, Nair was lead evening reporter and anchor at KWGN-TV, the CW affiliate in Denver.

She started at the station in July 2004 and reported on a wide range of topics, including the Jon Benet Ramsey murder investigation and the school shootings at Bailey, Colorado.

Nair joined ABC News as an anchor/correspondent for ABC News Now in December 2007. In that role, she anchored live coverage and news briefs for ABC’s digital network.

Here’s a sneak peek at her appearance: