Rena Sarigianopoulos is a reporter and co-anchor of Breaking the News on KARE 11. She has won regional Emmys as well as a National Edward R. Murrow Award for hard news reporting in 2012.
Rena came to KARE in 2005 after spending several years anchoring and reporting at WITI in Milwaukee. She has also worked in Madison, Wisconsin and Dubuque, Iowa.
Rena is from Ohio and graduated from Youngstown State University, home of course, of the fighting Penguins!
When I was young, I wanted to be: A dentist or in the Air Force.
Favorite food: Seriously?? Whatever is sitting on the plate in front of me.
Favorite movie: I know this isn't cool, but I love the movie "Cutting Edge."
Proudest moment: When my Dad became chief of police.
Who's your idol? My parents. All of them. I have four (I count step-parents) and each one has taught me something important about life and about being a good person.
Favorite subject in school: History
Favorite sport to watch: FOOTBALL!!
Favorite sport to play: I love to run. Does that count as a sport?
Dream story: Covering the Packers (that's right) or the Cleveland Browns in the Super Bowl.