As a West Coast Based Nutritionist, Rania started her career in San Francisco in 2001 appearing monthly on NBC Bay Area Weekend News as well as on ABC on The View From the Bay. In her 20 year career, she has appeared on over 100 TV segments on ABC, NBC, FOX and CBS affiliates including programs such California Live, KOIN Studio 6, AM Northwest, and Better Portland. Rania is currently the health and wellness contributor on KOIN AM Extra which is the weekday morning show that airs on the CBS affiliate in Portland, Oregon
Regarded as an expert in the field of health, weight loss, wellness and lifestyle strategies, Rania has developed a strong relationship with the media which allows her to share health messaging with viewers and consumers alike.
She has been quoted in hundreds of national online and print media outlets including, but not limited to, Oprah Magazine, Reader’s Digest, Shape.com, Women’s Health Magazine. She is also a contributor and freelance writer for Martha Stewart and SheKnows.com, Medical Daily, and previously, HuffPost.
Her book, The One One One Diet, has been featured on the Today show, in People’s 2022 ‘Half Their Size‘ issue featuring one of her readers, Jeannette’s, 171 pound weight loss success story. She also also secured 2 covers in Woman’s World Magazine, and her book was featured in the premiere issue of Dr. Oz, The Good Life Magazine, The New York Post and internationally in Woman Magazine-UK.
Recommendations from Producers/ Media Professionals:
“Rania has been an unparalleled resource for the articles I have written on health and nutrition. Her advice is finely honed for the modern, busy woman looking for alternatives to the canon of nutrition advice so often peddled by other sources. She is truly a breath of fresh air in a world so muddled by misinformation.”
-Jo Piazza, Author of “Celebrity, Inc.” Fox News and Huffington Post reporter.
“Rania is an incredible resource for nutrition info- she knows just how to address most readers’ concerns about eating healthy, helps to bust common nutrition myths, and shares all the info in a way that is easy to understand and apply to everyday situations and routines.”
-Jessica Smith, fitness expert and author of Thin in 10.
“Rania Batayneh is “nutritionist extraordinaire” in my book! Her sensible advice on nutrition will help you achieve optimal health, while eating foods that taste great and fill you up. You could not have a better person on your team, personally or professionally, than Rania.”
-Spencer Christian, ABC7/KGO-TV
“I have had the great pleasure to have Rania Batayneh as a guest on at Studio 6- on KOIN Local 6 TV several times over the past several months. Her primary focus at KOIN has been on our 4pm live lifestyle show, Studio 6 in a variety of segments. She has appeared on Studio 6 with several different types of segments including a gift segment, a cooking segment and a nutrition segment. She was amazing to work with, dependable and showed a tremendous amount of dedication to the content of the segments and it showed that she spent a great deal of time in preparation for them. She is an amazing communicator both internally as well as externally when interacting with hosts, show staff/crew and viewers. Rania has been extremely dependable and has exceeded expectations in every instance. She is very proactive and is always going above and beyond of what is asked.”
-Heidi Protto, Event Manager/Producer, CBS-KOIN
“Rania is extremely knowledgeable about all things fitness and nutrition! She was on my weekend morning show dozens of times, and always had great ideas and timely topics to discuss. She’s easy to work with, reliable and just overall the BEST you could ask for!!! I’ve kept in touch with her since I’ve left TV, as she’s become one of my good friends as well. I highly recommend Rania for a guest, or consultant of anything fitness or nutrition!!! I would also be happy to be a reference if need be!!”
-Melinda Ringhofer, News Producer, NBC Universal/KNTV
“As a regular contributor on AM Northwest, Rania consistently delivers great recipes and interesting facts for our viewers. From a producer’s standpoint, it’s nice having a regular guest — like Rania — who is always organized and enthusiastic!”
-Tammy F. Hernandez, Producer, AM Northwest, ABC- KATU