Veena George is an Indian politician of the Communist Party of India and represents Aranmula constituency in the Kerala Legislative Assembly. Before joining politics, she has worked with major Malayalam news channels for over 16 years. She is also the first female executive editor among Malayalam news channels. She is the daughter of Adv. P. E. Kuriakose and Smt. Rosamma Kuriakose.
Full Name : Veena George
Date of Birth : 03 Aug 1976
Place of Birth : Aranmula, Kerala
Party name : Communist Party Of India (marxist)
Education from : : University of Kerala, Mount Bethany Higher Secondary School
Profession : News Reporter
Spouse’s Name : George Joseph
Spouse’s Profession : Teacher
No of Children : 1 Son and 1 Daughter
In 2019 Indian general election, she contested from Pathanamthitta (Lok Sabha constituency) as Left front candidate(LDF). However she lost the election by a margin of 44,243 votes to Anto Antony of Indian National Congress.
Veena George has been nominated as the candidate for Aranmula (State Assembly constituency) by CPM state secretariat for Kerala Assembly Elections, 2016.
She was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly from Aranmula (State Assembly constituency) in 2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election by defeating congress veteran K Sivadasan Nair of Indian National Congress by a margin of 7646 votes.
Veena George began her career at Kairali TV as a journalist trainee. She left Kairali TV and joined Manorama News as a news anchor. At Manorama News she was also in charge of programmes named Pularvela and Ee lokham etc. Later she was associated with Malayalam news channels Indiavision and TV New. At Indiavision she was the chief news editor. She joined TV New in February 2015 as the Executive Editor.