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Erin Nicole is a Digital Journalist for News with a Twist. She hails from the Sunshine state; a native to Tampa Bay. After graduating from the University of Florida, Erin worked as a prep sports reporter for the Tampa Bay High School Sports Report on Fox Sports Florida. Her last job was anchoring and reporting in Lafayette, Louisiana where she fell in love with the Cajun joie de vivre! On her days off, you can find Erin exploring the great outdoors, crafting and playing with her poodle Jazmine.

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When friends come to New Orleans, the first place I take them is the Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone. The atmosphere is romantic, the scenery is beautiful and the idea is so unique… the perfect combination of everything New Orleans!

If I had the time, I would learn to speak French fluently. I still remember a few words and phrases from High School but not very much and I’d like to pass as a local overseas. I guess for now “laissez les bon temps roulez” will have to suffice.

On Friday and Saturday nights, you will find me laughing with friends.

My greatest TV moment to date was interviewing Erin Andrews in Tampa before the Outback Bowl. It was soon after her run on Dancing with the Stars and she was really kind and funny.

The most important lesson I’ve learned working as a journalist is: always listen. And charge your camera battery. And get a contact number. And expect the unexpected. The best part of my job is learning something new every day and all of the lessons are important.

Recent Articles
  • Is New Orleans Haunted by Ghosts?

      Apparitions, werewolves, vampires… oh my! You’ve probably heard the tales, but are the ghost stories of New Orleans fact or fiction? According to Haunted History Tours owner, Sidney Smith, that depends on who you are. “Some people, I think, are simply more sensitive to paranormal activity than other people are, some people hear it, feel it, see it, experience it on a regular basis, other people never feel anything,” says Smith who considers himself an open-minded skeptic. His knowledge […]

  • Terry Speaks returns to New Orleans to face charges for the murder of Jaren Lockhart

    Terry Speaks arrived in New Orleans around 10:20am on a United Airlines flight from Newark Airport. He was extradited from New York to face second degree murder charges in Jefferson Parish for the brutal killing of French Quarter dancer Jaren Lockhart in 2012.

  • Extreme Halloween makeup tips from New Orleans makeup artist

    Do you know what you’re going to be for Halloween? When it comes to dressing up, some people like to take it to the extreme. Erin Nicole met up with professional makeup artist Margo Clark, who’s creating homemade looks that will get you in the spirit.

  • CMT’s ‘Swamp Hunters’ showcases the Pearl River and local culture

    Yes, the boys are back and if you haven't heard, they're not the typical boys next door. Dustin, D’Roy, Bobo and Kacie. They're the stars of CMT's hit reality series ‘Swamp Hunters’ filmed back in the bayous of Louisiana and Mississippi.

  • Seinfeld’s John O’Hurley shines as ‘Billy Flynn’ in hit Broadway Musical ‘Chicago’

    With daring dialogue, and choreography by the legendary Bob Fosse, Chicago continues to razzle dazzle audiences. “I say one prayer before I go on stage every night and that is ‘God let me be surprised.’ If I experience something new and surprising to me every night and I’ve been doing this over one thousand times then the role to me is a thousand times richer to me than when I started back in 2005 and that’s the enjoyable part of it.”

  • Hospitals in Louisiana ready to fight Ebola

    Chances may be very low, but Dr. William Lunn, President and CEO of Tulane Health Systems says if Ebola were to spread to our state, the hospitals in Louisiana are all prepared and Tulane's staff in particular is highly qualified.

  • Promising and progressive tech company targets Kenner for new HQ, will create 300 jobs

    First he built the company. "4th Source is a company that provides IT services to healthcare and other companies and industries in the U.S. We started as a new business nine years ago with one location in Mexico with really two employees," says CEO Michael Wedge.

  • Magnolia Express  on Airline Highway in New Orleans (wgno)

    Cameras don’t stop criminals from robbing same gas station 6 times in 2 months

    Six times in just two months, four in September alone, the Magnolia Express gas station on Airline Highway in New Orleans has been robbed.

  • Celebrating 35 Years of PJ’s Coffee in New Orleans

    For 35 years PJ’s Coffee has been roasting every bean in the Crescent City. To celebrate their business milestone, they’re releasing a new blend “Roast 35.” The coffee is a dark roast created by Roastmaster Felton Jones.