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Nineveh Dinha is an Anchor for Fox 13's Live at 4, Monday through Friday. She also reports for News at 9 in the evenings.

She began working for Fox 13 in 2007 as the 5 a.m. morning anchor and reporter for Good Day Utah. Three years later she moved up the ranks to become the station's Weekend Evening Anchor and Reporter for Fox 13's prime time newscasts. Nineveh now anchors the station's newly launched Live at 4 p.m. She also continues to report for the evening news.

Nineveh started her career as an Anchor/Reporter in Arizona at KYMA, NBC 11 News. During her time in Yuma, Nineveh covered several stories that made national news including the Harrier Crash. The coverage won her an Edward R. Murrow award for Spot News. After two years of desert heat, she was ready for a change of scenery and weather.

Nineveh calls Utah home although she has roots everywhere. She was born in Sweden, but her ethnicity is Assyrian. Her parents named her Nineveh, after the ancient capital city of the Assyrian Empire. Most of her family now lives in Sweden, after escaping the regime in Iraq. Nineveh has also lived in Texas and California where she earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the California State University of Hayward.

During her time off Nineveh enjoys reading, writing, working out, cooking healthy recipes and spending quality time with her husband.


Recent Articles
  • Spectators, officials prepare for Days of 47 parade

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Annual Days of 47 celebration is giving Utahns cause to remember the state’s pioneer heritage, and Thursday’s parade is one of the most anticipated events of the Days of 47. FOX 13 News’ Nineveh Dinha was out along the parade route Wednesday night, and she spoke to police about rules regarding residents securing their spots on the parade route. She also spoke to spectators and others, see the videos above for her report. For more […]

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ bobblehead walks in space

    SALT LAKE CITY — A video documenting Walter White’s journey into space has gone viral. The Breaking Bad Bobblehead was strapped to a balloon and a go pro, and then sent off into the skies above Utah. Where did he land and how far did the fictional character get? The creators of the video gone viral claim to be just a couple of guys who are Breaking Bad fans but they’re also in charge of marketing for i.TV. They’ve managed […]

  • Sen. Hatch reacts to new law protecting LGBT from workplace discrimination

    SALT LAKE CITY — President Obama signs an executive order Monday protecting the LGBT from workplace discrimination, but U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch wants religious organizations to be exempt. “One of the surveys we did showed that 43 percent of our gay community and up to 65 percent of our transgender community have experienced discrimination in their employment in their state,” said John Netto, president of the Utah Pride Center. Nineteen municipalities in Utah have adopted city or countywide ordinances protecting […]

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    U.S. Supreme Court grants stay, halts recognition of same-sex marriage in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay requested by the state of Utah, halting recognition of same-sex marriages performed here. The ruling issued by the full court sent the case back to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to be litigated. Four gay couples and the ACLU sued Utah after Governor Gary Herbert ordered state agencies not to recognize more than 1,200 same-sex marriages performed after Amendment 3 was struck down by a federal judge. […]

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    Update: Baby abducted in Amber Alert found in Texas, had ties to Salt Lake City

    UPDATE: Authorities said the Amber Alert has been canceled for a baby abducted in Oklahoma who was thought to be headed to Salt Lake City. Five-month-old Olivia Smith was found at 1:30 a.m. in Seminole, Texas, a small town near Lubbock. Authorities said she was abducted in Kingfisher County, Oklahoma, Thursday afternoon. Oklahoma’s KFOR-TV reported officials said Cindy Findley, the baby’s great-aunt, is the woman who allegedly abducted the baby from her grandmother’s home. Officers said Findley has ties to Salt Lake City […]

  • City council votes for strict changes after massive mulch fire impacts nearby businesses

    SOUTH SALT LAKE — Diamond Tree Experts, blamed for a massive mulch fire last week, broke their silence at a city council meeting Wednesday night as nearby businesses demanded change. “We love being there, we’d like to stay and we’ve enjoyed it for 15 years but this newcomer has created a threat to every building within the valley,” said Steve Getz of America West Laboratories. “I’ve got pictures of piles, my sidewalk, I’ve got pictures of the fire the next […]

  • Utah politicians react to arrests of Shurtleff, Swallow

    SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert called it a sad day in Utah and a black eye for the state — but at least one high-ranking Republican disagrees. Rep. Jim Dunnigan helped spearhead the Special House Investigative Committee, which ultimately led to what unfolded Tuesday, the arrests of Utah’s former Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow. Dunnigan said it should send a strong message to politicians and the public. “Several of the charges that were brought forth today […]

  • Businesses damaged in mulch fire suffer financial loss

    SOUTH SALT LAKE — Businesses damaged by a massive mulch fire last Thursday are still recovering, and they’ve taken a big hit financially. They’re hoping to address their concerns during a City Council meeting in two days. It will be a chance for the businesses affected by the fire to vocalize what they hope will happen next. They’re worried about another fire — another fire could mean people lose their jobs. “There’s a whole line of people depending on us […]

  • Business owners, city officials discuss aftermath of large mulch fire

    SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — Firefighters say spontaneous combustion may have been the culprit behind the massive mulch fire burning at a South Salt Lake business Thursday night. Now businesses surrounding the Diamond Tree Experts are sounding off. They believe the city could have done more to prevent the blaze. Flames fueled by winds up to 60 miles per hour burned a massive pile of mulch at Diamond Tree Experts, a fire that raged out of control. Sixty-five firefighters battled […]

  • Now this gives new meaning to ‘fly fishing’…

    UTAH — Once a year, several planes fly low above some of Utah’s lakes and release hundreds of fish. Who is doing it and why? FOX 13 News tracked down the hatchery where thousands of baby fish are being raised, only to be dropped out from the bottom of a plane and into the waters below. “I got the idea to put the GoPro on the plane,” said Ted Hallows, who supervises the State Hatchery in Kamas. He feeds the […]

  • Walker pleads guilty, offers tearful apology for death of Draper police sergeant

    DRAPER, Utah — The man who shot and killed a Draper Police sergeant last year opened up for the first time since the deadly ambush. Timothy Troy Walker admitted to pulling the trigger and ending Sgt. Derek Johnson’s life. Walker was spared the death penalty, but only in exchange for his guilty plea. He offered a tearful apology in court Tuesday, but that didn’t make it any easier for Johnson’s family. “Derek was 32 years old and leaves behind a […]

  • BYU students help design better system for ‘torturing’ blenders

      PROVO, Utah – Seniors in Brigham Young University’s manufacturing and mechanical engineering programs helped a local company improve the way they test their products. The students have created a “torture chamber” that subjects Blendtec blenders to some rigorous ordeals. Blendtec is based in Orem and has been making blenders for about 15 years. Their testing facility is nicknamed the “torture chamber” and inside blenders run continuously until many of them fail. Commercial Engineer Manager Joey Jacobsen said the tests […]