About 

  • Nina dos Santos is CNN's Europe Editor based in the network's London bureau.

    Nina is a respected anchor having presented several Business shows for CNN International.

    As Europe Editor Nina has extensively covered the Brexit referendum and the ongoing negotiations between the UK and EU. She has also reported on major stories from the region including the recent Novichok attacks in the UK- her reporting on the Skripal Novichok case saw her secure several exclusives around the movements of the perpetrators.

    She has also anchored many major news events including CNN's award-winning coverage of the Paris Attacks in 2015 and those in Brussels in 2016. In the aftermath of the attacks, Nina obtained exclusive footage of the terrorists partying just months before they went on to kill, interviewing two friends of six of the suspects in Brussels notorious Molenbeek suburb.

    Upon joining CNN, Nina obtained a series of global exclusives on the International Monetary Fund following the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in New York. She was the first journalist to get a copy of the former managing director's leaving letter, written in jail, and highlighted debate among female IMF staff about whether it was time for a woman at the helm.

    An experienced moderator, Nina has chaired panels at the meetings of the World Economic Forum and the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She has also hosted events at the European Parliament in Brussels, at London's Chatham House and at the Ambrosetti Forum's annual gathering in Cernobbio, Italy.

    Nina began her career in print news with internships at the Financial Times Group and Dow Jones & Co before moving into broadcast news as a presenter with Bloomberg Television, later with Sky News and NBC News.

    Nina holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from Imperial College London and a Masters in Economics. Half English, half Dutch, Nina also speaks fluent French and Italian, as well as Spanish, Portuguese and German.

    Before returning to London in 2005, Nina lived and worked in Italy for a number of years. She has also spent time in France and Spain.