Nikki Sheaks

Reporter / Weekend Meteorologist

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Nikki Sheaks is excited to be joining the team as a Weekend Meteorologist and Multimedia Journalist.

Nikki Sheaks is excited to be joining KKCO as a Weekend Meteorologist and Multimedia Journalist.

She graduated from Florida International University with a Dual-Degree in Atmospheric Science and Broadcast Journalism. During college, she interned with the weather team at WPLG in Miami. She also was active in school with the Atmospheric Science Honor Society and the FIU Cheerleading Team.

Nikki kicked off her career, just a week after graduation. She worked for a year as a news writer for WSVN in Miami before joining us in Grand Junction.

She's born and raised in Miami, Florida where she loved to go to the beach. When not working you can either find her: running, reading or blogging. Nikki also enjoys competing in pageants and has held multiple titles within the Miss USA and Miss America systems.

You can keep up with her through Twitter or Facebook.


NBC News Headlines

Supreme Court clears way for federal executions

The 5-4 ruling says that federal executions may proceed. The last time an execution occurred at federal level was in 2003.

Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower defaced; mayor says 'nice try'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that the mural has already been repaired.

California man charged with hate crime after driving into Black crowd

Dennis Wyman, 42, allegedly struck an off-duty security guard after yelling racial insults at a group in a hotel parking lot.

Four charged with murder of rapper Pop Smoke

Pop Smoke was killed in February during a robbery at the Hollywood Hills home where he was staying while visiting Los Angeles, officials said.

Body of 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera found at Lake Piru in California, authorities believe

Rivera had been boating with her 4-year-old son at the lake Wednesday afternoon when she went missing.