Nicole Nalepa Profile
Nicole Nalepa is an American News Anchor/Reporter and Host working for WFSB-TV (CBS Affiliate) in Hartford, Connecticut. She joined the station in December 2013.
Nicole Nalepa Education
Nalepa is a proud graduate of Westfield State University. She graduated from the university with a degree in Communication and Broadcast Journalism. During her stint there, she was part of the WSC-TV Club, Night Owls A Cappella Group, Student Government Association, Communication Club, Night Owls A Cappella Group, Lambda Pie Eta Honor Society, and Musical Theatre Guild. Also, she was on the Senate Banquet Committee and Women’s Leadership Group: Pay It Forward and was the Secretary of the 2010 Class Council.
Nicole Nalepa Career
Nalepa serves at WFSB as an anchor for “Eyewitness News This Morning,” the #1 morning newscast in Connecticut. Also, she co-hosts WFSB’s newest daily lifestyle show: “Great Day at 9A.” Since joining the station, she has been waking up at 4:30 AM from Monday to Friday. She began as a traffic/news anchor at WFSB. Nalepa has hosted weekly segments and franchises on WFSB such as “The Bright Spot,” “What’s Going On,” “Surprise Squad,” “Lost & Pound,” and “Family Friday.” During the COVID-19 pandemic, Nalepa honed her passion for positive storytelling and assisting others with this daily segment.
Before joining WFSB, she served at WWLP in Springfield, Massachusetts as a senior producer, multimedia journalist, and news anchor/reporter for 3 years and 2 months. While there, she was among the 1st “live on-scene” reporters from western Massachusetts to report on the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect. A number of Nalepa’s live coverage that contributed to an Emmy Award-winning newscast, were aired on CNN. She also embedded with local pilots when Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast parts, where they delivered help to one of the hardest hit areas in New Jersey, and Nalepa documented the journey. In the year 2011, Nalepa reported on the deadly tornado that hit western Massachusetts and was among the news crew that earned an Associated Press Award and 2 Emmy Awards for the coverage.
While in college, she was chosen for a post-grad internship on the “Evening News with Katie Couric” at CBS News in New York. It was there that she found herself handing her favorite television news anchor her scripts every night. She was also responsible for pitching an investigative piece for 60 Minutes, which she presented in front of the CBS News execs.
During her leisure time, she likes volunteering in the community. She serves at multiple non-profits that benefit mothers, children, animals, the special needs community, and music. Also, she visits local schools, raises money for charity, and emcees many events.
Quick Facts About Nicole Nalepa
|Full Name||Nicole Nalepa|
|Age||34 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Nicole Nalepa Age
Nalepa is 34 years old as of 2022. She was born in the year 1988 in Massachusetts, United States. Her exact date and month of birth are unknown therefore it is difficult to know when she celebrates her birthday.
Nicole Nalepa Height
Nalepa stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Nicole Nalepa Family
Information regarding Nalepa’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Nicole Nalepa Husband
Nalepa is married to her lovely spouse, Andrew Balise. They tied the knot in September 2016, at a wedding ceremony held in New York City Central Park. Their honeymoon was held in Greece. The couple first met at WWLP-TV (NBC) in Springfield, Massachusetts, where they were colleagues. They had their engagement in December 2014. She often posts her husband’s pics on her Instagram Page.
Nicole Nalepa Pregnant / Baby
Nalepa announced her first pregnancy on January 2, 2019, on the Eyewitness News This Morning newscast. She kept the baby’s gender a surprise to her colleagues. She however gave birth to her first child in May 2019, and she ultimately revealed that he was a baby son named George. On August 12, 2022, she announced her second pregnancy. After exactly 2 weeks, she gave birth to a baby daughter named Emeline. She weighed 7 pounds(lbs) and 2 ounce(oz). She often posts pics of her kids on her Instagram Page. Nalepa likes spending her free time with her husband, kids, and their dog named Ringo.
Nicole Nalepa Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WFSB, she earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Nicole Nalepa Net Worth
Nalepa has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Host.
Nicole Nalepa Podcast
Nalepa serves as a podcast host – her new venture, where she hosts and produces “Mommyhood Unscripted,” a weekly show for women of all ages. The topic in the podcast is mainly some of the major topics and least discussed issues that surround motherhood.
At WFSB Nalepa works alongside;
- Mark Zinni
- Erin Connolly
- Wendell Edwards
- Caitlin Francis
- Irene O’Connor
- Kara Sundlun
- Caitlin Nuclo
- Stephanie Simoni
- Melissa Cole
- Mark Dixon
- Scot Haney
- Connor Lewis
- Lorin Richardson
- Joe Zone