WTOL 11 reporter Zeinab Cheaib was born and raised in Toledo with Lebanese origins. Her parents immigrated from Lebanon to north Toledo. 

She joined the WTOL 11 team in 2018 as a photojournalist. She then expanded her skills in journalism and became a full-time reporter for the WTOL 11 This Morning in 2021. 

Zeinab graduated from Whitmer High School in 2011. She spent most of her time in high school learning about journalism and she was part of the school's newscast, WTMR. 

She attended the University of Toledo, graduating with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism, as well as a minor in Arabic. While attending college she reported for University of Toledo‘s campus newscast, UT:10 News. 

"The best part of journalism is meeting interesting people and sharing their story with the community,” she said.

She strives to reach out to the under-served community, even those who may not know English, to be their voice and a person to trust. 

As a new mom, Zeinab spends most of her free time with family, occasionally likes to traveling and enjoys watching movies.

If you have story ideas let her know! She can be reached at Zcheaib@wtol.com