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.
Monday, December 9 2013 4:37 PM EST2013-12-09 21:37:01 GMT
Icy road conditions led to several crashes in the midstate this weekend. The bad weather was actually good for some local businesses, like Faulkner Collision Center in Carlisle. "It is always great forMore >>
Bad weather can mean an increase in business for local body shops.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 10:15 AM EST2013-12-06 15:15:55 GMT
Teens are now using Twitter crush accounts to anonymously post about their classmates and many times the post are sexually explicit. A search of Twitter turned up several local Twitter crush accountsMore >>
Teens are now using Twitter crush accounts to anonymously post about their classmates and many times the post are sexually explicit.More >>
Monday, December 2 2013 9:13 PM EST2013-12-03 02:13:09 GMT
The deaths of a man and woman in Lancaster County remains a mystery. Their bodies were found in their home on Thanksgiving morning. There are still questions in this case, because the coroner is waitingMore >>
The deaths of a man and woman in Lancaster County remains a mystery. Their bodies were found in their home on Thanksgiving morning.More >>
Wednesday, November 27 2013 5:58 PM EST2013-11-27 22:58:06 GMT
Camp Hill police have recovered a stolen car that was connected to a theft in Middlesex Township. The white ford Mustang was found in the parking lot at the Camp Hill Shopping Center. Police say the carMore >>
Cumberland County police believe purse and car thefts are related.More >>
Monday, November 25 2013 8:37 PM EST2013-11-26 01:37:05 GMT
A bipartisan bill to legalize medical marijuana has been introduced at the Capitol, and parents across the mid-state are weighing in. Latrisha Bentch of Swatara Township believes it could help her 5-year-oldMore >>
A bipartisan bill to legalize medical marijuana has been introduced at the Capitol, and parents across the mid-state are weighing in.More >>
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