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Emmy-nominated journalist with more than 20 years of experience delivering high-level content to clients

About Me

If you're looking for a professional, hardworking journalist who knows how to pump out great content your readers will eagerly want to get their eyes on, then Nikki is the gal for the job!

As a TV journalist, she's interviewed lots of interesting people, including Hollywood actor Danny Glover, celebrity chef Paula Deen, ABC show host Ty Pennington and rapper-turned-actor Xzibit who recently starred in the hit FOX show "Empire."

She's also interviewed prominent lawmakers, U.S. presidential candidates (Ex: Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain) and Top 40 musicians.

Her writing has been featured on AOL, Yahoo, MSN, Realtor.com, Hallmark, Zoosk, Wide Open Country, The Nest, eHow, Chron (Houston Chronicle) and OMG Facts.

Her writing style is very versatile and can be catered to your specific needs or topic. With every writing/editing/social media project she takes on, she strives for 200% customer satisfaction. She's not happy unless you're happy. 

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Real Estate

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My Writing Samples

6 Jaw-Droppingly Candid ‘For Sale’ Signs That Prove Creativity Can Get You Noticed (Realtor.com)

Home sellers—and their real estate agents—go to great lengths to capture the attention of potential buyers. Some dress up in a dinosaur costume to make the listing photos stand out, some offer freebies such as tacos or beer with the purchase of the home, and some host over-the-top open houses with live entertainment and a buffet of fancy finger food.

https://www.realtor.com/advice/sell/candid-for-sale-signs/

What Are Granny Pods? A Way to Keep Aging Parents Close to Home (Realtor.com)

After children grow up and leave the nest, their parents may enjoy their newfound freedom for a while. But as those parents grow older, they and their adult kids may think about living close together again—but in a way that preserves everyone’s independence. Enter the granny pod, an affordable living solution for retirees wanting to downsize.

https://www.realtor.com/advice/buy/granny-pods/

Bob Saget Possibly Hit Head On Carpeted Floor: Final Report (Patch.com)

The Orange County Sheriff's Office has issued its final report into comedian Bob Saget's death just two days after a judge ruled to permanently block the release of further autopsy records of the former "Full House" actor.

https://patch.com/florida/orlando/bob-saget-possibly-hit-head-carpeted-floor-final-report

15 CURVY CELEBRITIES WHO PROVE SEXY COMES IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES (MORE.COM)

We all know that Hollywood has an image problem, but these days more and more women are refusing to conform to the unrealistic standards of the industry. And we’re loving it! Here are 15 of our favorite body-positive celebrities; they know they’re curvy and rock it beautifully.

https://www.more.com/celebrity/15-curvy-celebrities-who-prove-sexy-comes-all-shapes-and-sizes/

10 THINGS YOU SHOULD ABSOLUTELY AVOID ON A FIRST DATE (MORE.COM)

No doubt about it—dating can be tough. Don’t make it worse by sabotaging the relationship from the very beginning. We talked to several relationship experts who explain what NOT to do on a first date.

https://www.more.com/lifestyle/love-sex/10-things-you-should-absolutely-avoid-first-date/

An interview with the zombies of 'The Walking Dead' (ABC News 4)

Since its debut in 2010, AMC's The Walking Dead has made history, becoming the most-watched drama series ever on basic cable. Forget about all those blood-sucking vampire shows and movies, zombies have clearly become the new monster of choice.

https://abcnews4.com/archive/an-interview-with-the-zombies-of-the-walking-dead

A-Rod Cut from 2014 Season, Vows to Fight Decision in Court (Travelers Today)

Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez, won't be knocking any balls out of the park any time soon. He has been suspended for the entire 2014 season and playoffs. The move was upheld Saturday by Frank Horowitz, an independent arbitrator for Major League Baseball.

https://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/8206/20140111/a-rod-cut-2014-season-vows-fight-decision-court.htm

Amazing ‘Hand of God’ Image Captured by NASA Astronomers (Travelers Today)

We've all heard the stories of the image of Jesus appearing on a piece of toast. Others swear they've even seen the Virgin Mary on a grilled cheese sandwich. Now a recent X-ray image from NASA is proof to some folks that God exists.

https://www.travelerstoday.com/articles/8205/20140111/hand-god-nasa-outer-space.htm

GA Hepatitis Outbreak Causing Liver Disease In Children (Yahoo)

After several cases of severe hepatitis were reported in children in nearby states, health officials confirmed they are also looking into reports of liver disease in children throughout Georgia.

https://news.yahoo.com/ga-hepatitis-outbreak-causing-liver-200646186.html

Pig Heart Transplanted Into Maryland Man Had Virus: Hospital Officials (Patch.com)

The genetically modified heart transplanted into a Maryland man earlier this year was infected with a porcine virus, the University of Maryland Medical Center confirmed to Patch.

https://patch.com/maryland/baltimore/pig-heart-transplanted-maryland-man-had-virus-report

70 Georgia Churches To Leave United Methodist Church (Patch.com)

Seventy Georgia churches have been given the green light to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church over its stance on LGBTQ inclusivity — pitting conservative churches against more progressive ones.

https://patch.com/georgia/atlanta/70-georgia-churches-leave-united-methodist-church

Jury awards family of Berkeley Co. inmate nearly $3M in wrongful death lawsuit (Berkeley Observer)

On Friday, five Berkeley County detention officers were ordered to pay $2.95 million after a jury found them liable for the death of David Allan Woods, an inmate at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center who reportedly died under their watch on November 11, 2010.

https://www.berkeleyobserver.com/2014/10/18/jury-awards-family-berkeley-co-inmate-nearly-3-million-wrongful-death-lawsuit/

Experience

Media Relations Specialist [Public Relations - Reservist]

•Develop professional relationships with traditional and social media partners and accurately respond to media inquiries from a variety of sources •Disseminate vital information [news releases, media advisories, etc] to media representatives •Serve as a FEMA spokesperson for field interviews [TV, radio, social media, print] during disasters •Respond promptly to media inquiries so that reporters meet their deadlines •Monitor news coverage on air, online and in print to ensure that accurate inform

Company: FEMA

I worked there from 1/2017 until now

Managing Editor l Digital Publisher

•Launched, built & designed popular online digital news site for the fastest-growing county in the state •Maintain a large social media following on Facebook •Manage the front and backend of The Berkeley Observer website •Oversee social media marketing of The Berkeley Observer with occasional promoted posts •Oversee national advertising on the site through Google Adsense, Underdog Media, Infolinks, Flippa, Content.Ad, AdSupply, etc. •Manage a small group of freelance reporters •Generate and assi

Company: The Berkeley Observer

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

Content Marketer l Publicist l Writer l Owner

•Produce compelling content for national and global clients (big and small), including but not limited to: press releases, news articles, blog posts, SEO friendly content. •Adhere to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), use creative commons photos/videos where possible (Ex: Pixabay, Wikimedia Commons, Pexels) •Provide media consultation to clients so that they understand effective ways to promote their brand •Generate publicity for their projects through social media, distribution chan

Company: Spotlight Media Pros

I worked there from 1/2013 until now

News Editor l Fill-In Southeast Regional Manager

•Spot scoops, break stories and report them in real-time •Write headlines; select photos; report original news •Aggregate/curate local news of interest •Work collaboratively with colleagues and independently as necessary •Organize, create and schedule local home pages and newsletters according to best practices •Run Patch-branded social media channels using Social Flow •Study key metrics to monitor performance and improve tactics •Assign/schedule news editors as needed •Assign/schedule stories f

Company: Patch.com

I worked there from 10/2019 until 9/2022

Reporter l Anchor l Producer

•Reported on multiple stories a day under intense deadline pressure for multiple platforms including TV, internet, mobile •Handled breaking news with ease while live from the scene •Posted multiple stories to the web daily including video •Performed 2-3 live shots dai

Company: WCIV-TV (ABC News 4)

I worked there from 3/2011 until 10/2016

Crime Reporter l Anchor l Host

• Served as lead reporter covering crime and court system for FOX & ABC newscasts • Posted daily stories to FOX and ABC news websites using the CMS, WorldNow • Hosted, organized and produced 30-minute-show called “Savannah’s Most Wanted" • Booked weekly guests for FOX weekend show • Served as backup anchor, backup producer, backup assignment manager • Edit video packages, promos as needed when producer shows and as a reporter • Shot video as needed when station was short on photographers

Company: WJCL-TV

I worked there from 6/2009 until 3/2011

Content I Write