Nic McVicker is a video journalist for KPBS, shooting and editing video stories for television and the Web. Nic grew up in Boone, Iowa, a town of 15,000 people. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, where he studied Electronic Media and Communications. He worked at WHO-TV in Des Moines, Iowa, as an editor and photojournalist. While at WHO-TV, he had the opportunity to cover the first in the nation's caucus' interviewing Barack Obama and John McCain in 2007 and 2008. Nic moved to San Diego in 2010 with wife Lisa to pursue his career with KPBS in America's Finest City.
Recent Stories by Nicholas McVicker
Toho, the Japanese company that gave us Godzilla, made its Comic-Con exhibitor debut with its first booth in the dealers’ room. Here's what the booth had to offer and how fans reacted.
Kate DiCamillo’s book “The Tale of Despereaux” won the Newberry Medal in 2004 before becoming an animated film from Universal. Now the Old Globe is partnering with PigPen Theater Co. to bring DiCamillo’s book to the stage with the help of cardboard puppets and flashlights.
This weekend the San Diego Women’s Chorus, SDWC, presents "Quiet No More: A Choral Celebration of Stonewall." This San Diego premiere of the newly commissioned work will be presented at Lincoln High School Center for Performing Arts.
The Museum of Beer is not yet a reality but it has set its sights on a location in San Diego's East Village. Thursday evening people got a sneak peek of what's to come at the Museum's launch party at Quartyard.
Art is a means by which we can filter the real world but sometimes what art says about the real world is not always obvious. That’s why the mysteries of "Relics of the Hypnotist War" at Space4Art is so intriguing.
The controversial 1897 play "La Ronde" provides the inspiration for the dance anthology show "Tryst" that opens Jan. 10 at Diversionary Theatre.
La Jolla Playhouse is hosting the world premiere of Will Power’s new play “Seize the King,” which reimagines Shakespeare’s “Richard III” for a modern audience.
San Marcos is home to RealDolls, a company that makes sex dolls and is about to release its first model with artificial intelligence. WARNING: Mature content.
San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off its 25th anniversary season on Thursday. Founder and executive director Ethan Van Thillo looks back on the festival's history.
"Wild Goose Dreams" had its world premiere earlier this month at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum. The play looks to a pair of displaced people looking to make connections.