Kendra Nichols joined abc27 in June of 2006. She started her journey at WHTM as part of the morning news team. Now you will find her covering breaking and in-depth news in Cumberland County.
She enjoys covering stories that help viewers. Her coverage of a local family's struggle to rebuild after Tropical Storm Lee destroyed their home earned her an Emmy nomination.
She also played a key role in abc27's award winning coverage of the Jerry Sandusky Trial.
Kendra has also traveled to Honduras with local doctors and surgeons to document their life-saving medical mission.
A Pennsylvania native, Kendra grew up in New Cumberland. Her family later moved, so she graduated from Dover High School. Kendra then attended Shippensburg University where she received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism with a minor in speech.
Kendra has been honored by the Associated Press and has also been nominated for several regional Emmys.
Friday, February 28 2014 4:53 AM EST2014-02-28 09:53:10 GMT
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