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.


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