Jobin Panicker of Los Angeles, California won an Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Jobin is a television reporter and anchor for NBC (KSEE24 News) in Fresno, California. He won in the area of writing and he has been honored with seven television awards dating back to 2010. Jobin Panicker, son of Orthodox Priest Fr. Yohannan Panicker (Mecherayil Veedu, Kundara, Kerala, India) and late Lilly Panicker. Jobin is married to Jenni Panicker.
Jobin was born in New York but raised in Southern California. His journey as a reporter began at Gonzaga University, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism. While at Gonzaga, he and his wife (then girlfriend) joined the cheerleading squad, thereby securing courtside viewing for every Zags basketball game. From Gonzaga, Jobin traveled east to Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communication. While there, he earned a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. After the ‘Cuse, he set off for the “real world” and started working as a reporter for WBOC-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. Jobin was there one and a half years when he got the desire to head back west He flew home to CA and has settled nicely into Fresno. He is married to a local attorney (his college sweetheart). Jobin plays pick-up basketball games at the gym in his spare time. He and his wife love watching the Zags and the Lakers and going to the park with their shih tzu, Samosa.