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From what is sometimes referred to as the land of the "frozen tundra," Nick is from
Wisconsin. He was born and raised in the city of Milwaukee and throughout his years
of education he focused on creative writing and broadcasting in some form.
Nick graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2010 with a degree in
broadcast journalism, but he already had the radio bug. He had been working part-
time at the eminent Newsradio 620 WTMJ as an overnight and evening reporter/anchor
for several years prior. Southeast Wisconsin's news/talk/sports leader hired him
shortly after graduating.
Throughout his career in Milwaukee he covered major stories including historic
recall elections, mass protests around the capital, severe weather incidents, a
Super Bowl victory, presidential visits and a mass shooting at a Sikh temple in
which 7 people died.
Nick's home is in the "Brew City" but when the opportunity arose to work in
Washington D.C. at the prestigious WTOP, he jumped at it. He has a passion for
writing, assembling and broadcasting stories for an audience, and what better place
to work than the epicenter of news?
Now he can be heard covering developing and breaking news stories on the most
listened-to station in and around the nation's capital.
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A 16-year-old is dead and a 14-year-old is in the hospital after a shooting Monday evening in a
tightly-knit community in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.
Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 11:47am EDT
While the District's murder rate is up, from a historical perspective, the city's crime rate has undergone a transformation.
Thursday - 06/05/2014, 11:14am EDT
A new study released Thursday by an advocacy group in Montgomery County sheds light on what researchers say is a lack of resources in cases of domestic abuse.
Thursday - 05/29/2014, 03:38pm EDT
Fire crews in Prince George's County found a body inside a burning
home in Bowie early Thursday.
Thursday - 05/29/2014, 06:54am EDT
Pope Francis announced plans to sit down and talk with a group of clergy sex abuse victims, a move generating mixed reaction in D.C.
Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 01:40pm EDT
The mother of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed by
Purcellville police over the weekend claims the officer who fired is guilty of using
Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 06:54am EDT
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the department could begin testing body cameras in the next few months as a way to cut down on complaints and officer conduct investigations.
Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 01:30pm EDT
For the first time, lawmakers in D.C. will consider a deal for a
20,000-seat soccer stadium at Buzzard Point, according to The Washington Post.
Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 07:57am EDT
A strong case of cabin fever and a little more money to spend should inspire a greater number of Americans to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend -- and D.C. area residents are no exception.
Monday - 05/19/2014, 07:06am EDT
"The rain certainly should be a concern," says Maryland state geologist Richard Ortt. "Prince George's County is going to be monitoring the situation very tightly."
Thursday - 05/15/2014, 12:47pm EDT
Teeth-rattling potholes can be spotted around the D.C. region after a harsh winter, and road crews have been filling them in the thousands.
Monday - 05/12/2014, 10:16am EDT
A plan to utilize body cameras in the D.C. police department has the
green light from a key oversight agency that handles citizen complaints.
Friday - 05/09/2014, 12:53pm EDT
Drivers in the D.C. area are sending text messages and
talking behind the wheel more than last year, despite an increased number of
construction projects that clutter roadways and make the practice even more
dangerous, a new report finds.
Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:15pm EDT
Four African lion cubs will soon be on display at the National Zoo after passing an important test Tuesday afternoon.
Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:21pm EDT
A firearms shop in Rockville has dropped plans to offer the nation's first "smart gun" after a huge backlash this week.
Friday - 05/02/2014, 01:15pm EDT
Potential remedies for election night delays in D.C. might cost
millions of dollars, according to elections leaders who spoke at a public hearing
Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 08:00am EDT
The final public hearing ahead of deep education cuts in Loudoun County drew a standing room-only crowd Monday night, with hundreds of parents, students and teachers voicing their concerns.
Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:12am EDT
About 30,000 people are expected are at the White House Easter Egg Roll.
Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:37am EDT
The pollen count was above 1,000 last weekend. A count of 75 is considered high.
Friday - 04/18/2014, 01:16pm EDT