The Baltimore native and Syracuse University alumna most recently worked as a national correspondent covering breaking news for the Associated Press Radio Network and still contributes to the Race and Ethnicity team. Nicki also reports and produces videos for the American Heart & Stroke Association and teaches journalism & speech at Cheverly STEM Education Center while serving as president of the Baltimore Association of Black Journalists.
You may have seen and heard Nicki’s work recently on TV One ‘s “News One Now,” “Fatal Attraction” and “Justice By Any Means” as well as anchoring for National Public Radio station WAMU-FM 88.5 in Washington, D.C. and for 1430 WNAV Radio News in Annapolis.
Before this, Nicki covered & edited stories for Aol.com as the Local Editor for Crofton Patch covering Crofton and Gambrills, Md.
In 2009 Nicki helped launch YNN Buffalo, a 24hour Time Warner Cable news station. She was a general assignment reporter covering Western New York and New York State politics, including the 2010 gubernatorial race.
Before Buffalo, Nicki headed to the Appalachian Mountains in the Tri-Cities (Tenn./Va.) in 2008 where she covered news and live reports on a multimedia platform as a News Channel 11 Morning show reporter and Tricities.com Content Coordinator. She delivered live shots & news packages for Media General’s WJHL-TV viewers, The Bristol Herald Courier & Tricities.com.
The Baltimore City native was an associate producer for WJZ-TV 13 (CBS) and for BET News and Public Affairs. Here she produced segments for BET Nightly News, BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley, Ed Gordon, and Jacque Reid as well as Lead Story with Cheryl Martin.
Nicki began her journalistic career in Central New York reporting for National Public Radio at WAER-FM 88.3 (NPR) while attending Syracuse University.