Contributor through March 2012
Nick is a life-long San Diegan who enjoys the thrill of breaking news and delivering balanced information to the community.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 with a degree in American history and a focus on Hispanic studies and communication, Nick became an assignment editor at XETV/FOX 6 (now a CW affiliate) in San Diego.
In 2006, he joined KPBS Radio as a producer for These Days. He produced several special programs, including an examination into immigration, religion, and security during a post-9/11 world. He was also an associate producer on the weekly opinion program, Editors Roundtable.
The following year, he transitioned to the KPBS newsroom as producer for the award-winning morning drive program, Morning Edition. He loves waking up early to deliver the news to the intelligent KPBS audience.
When he's not burying his head in news, Nick enjoys playing golf and getting too competitive on the indoor soccer field.
President Obama signs historic legislation that overturns the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy. How will the new law affect San Diego's military community? Will openly-gay servicemembers face backlash? How will the military implement the legislation?
Gas prices in San Diego County hit a two-year high. What's behind the increase? We speak to a representatives from UCAN, and the Western States Petroleum Association.
A California federal appeals court is considering the fate of the state ban on same-sex marriage. Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy talks to Morning Edition about the case and the Governor's latest budget proposal.
Most results are in, but the race for state attorney general may not be decided for weeks. Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy talks to Morning Edition about what's at stake in the contest.
Nine games into the football season, the San Diego Chargers have finally won a game on the road. Joining us on Morning Edition is North County Times sports columnist Jay Paris.
Voters in California made up their minds on nine ballot initiatives in Tueday's election. The results were mixed, but the message to Sacramento lawmakers is clear.
The federal government says deportation of undocumented immigrants is at an all-time high. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talks to Morning Edition about the record-breaking Immigration Enforcement Statistics achieved under the Obama Administration.
Top lawmakers in California say they are close to a budget deal, but we're still waiting for a spending plan to be approved. Nonpartisan Sacramento political consultant Leo McElroy talks to Morning Edition about what we can expect from an agreement.
Did you know San Diego State University is home to the nation's first women's studies program? It's now celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Comic book fans, celebrities and superheroes will descend on San Diego for several more summer's to come. Comic-Con officials have decided to stay in town for at least five more years.