Nia Wong

Email Nia

Nia Wong joined the 4 News Now team as an evening anchor and investigative reporter in August 2019. She comes to the Lilac City by way of Sin City, having spent three years as the weekend morning anchor and morning reporter for the CBS affiliate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her first steps in journalism started in high school where she would hang out backstage at indie rock/punk concerts in Southern California, photographing bands and eventually reporting for a now defunct music magazine.

She strengthened her journalism skills at U.C. Irvine as the Associate Entertainment Editor of the campus paper, The New University and graduated with a B.A. in Literary Journalism.

Nia is originally from the San Francisco Bay area but has lived abroad in the United Kingdom and South Korea. Her broadcasting career has taken her to Oregon, the California Central Coast, Southern Nevada and now to Spokane, where she is excited to be back in the Pacific Northwest.

When she’s not practicing yoga, her ukulele or curled up at home with her cat Pascal, you can catch Nia exploring festivals across Eastern Washington.

Reach out to her on Instagram @niapolitantv, Twitter @niawong and at NiaW@kxly.com

Articles

‘This is not ok with us’: As North Idaho contractor intends to file for bankruptcy, former clients say they want their money back

Local hat store for women with hair loss sees influx of orders from COVID-19 survivors

North Idaho veterinarian to help pets along Ukraine border

Members of N. Idaho’s Red Hot Mamas test positive for COVID-19 in Ireland

Out of Afghanistan: How a local veteran is helping Afghan commandos get to Spokane

‘I worked really hard to become an attorney to help other people’: Spokane man sues World Relief, claims they didn’t hire him because he’s gay

Washington immunology and virology expert gives timeline for second booster possibility

‘We can’t just leave them hanging like that’: Washington, Idaho Gold Star families help Afghan commandos in hiding

Washington health leaders say COVID-19 cases in children remain high

Paying for Higher Education: Free local resources to help you navigate FAFSA

Why students and families should fill out financial aid applications now.

Durham School Services fighting bus safety violations

Packed In: Community organizations create eviction guide to keep locals housed

Tips to keep your plants alive during this heatwave

Black Spokane teens say they were subjected to ‘cotton-picking’ lesson in class

WA Dept. of Health resolving backlog that caused spike in COVID case count

Spectrum Center Spokane hosting vaccinations clinics for PRIDE

‘If I was in Amelia Clark’s shoes… I would resign’; An in-depth look at the investigation into Dr. Lutz’s illegal termination

‘All Those Small Things,’ film shot in Spokane, debuts at Seattle Film Festival

Employee complaints spark second investigation following Durham bus driver’s death

Gun control language prompted Rep. McMorris Rodgers to vote against extending Violence Against Women Act

Rep. McMorris Rodgers encourages constituents to get vaccinated

Understanding what the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill means for you

Local restaurant owners share how you can help keep the industry afloat, aside from ordering takeout

Exclusive: Health Dist. Administrator Amelia Clark finally answers questions about Lutz firing

10 gifts for $10: Shop local, support Spokane arts with gifts from Pottery Place Plus

10 gifts under $10: Satiate your friend’s sweet tooth with a holiday box from Bruttles and Spokandy

10 gifts under $10: Sweet treats from Bruttles and Spokandy

10 gifts under $10: Local shop ‘From Here’ can fulfill all your stocking stuffer needs

10 gifts under $10: Stocking stuffers from Boo Radley’s and Atticus coffee for the caffeine lovers in your life

Grab a quirky gift for your loved one for less than $20 at Boo Radley’s

4 The Helpers: Healthcare workers react to light display at Cowley Park

Investigation finds no evidence Roosevelt Elementary teachers refused to wear masks, despite rumors

Emails show administrative officer promised to correct inaccurate statement on Lutz’s dismissal, but she never did

4 News Now investigation reveals health board planned to discipline, but not fire Lutz

#4ThePeople: Fun facts about elections in the Inland Northwest

No evidence linking ‘Molest Me Mondays’ to sex ed curriculum, despite scrutiny

#4ThePeople: Get to know the candidates for governor and their visions for Washington

#4ThePeople: We answer your wildfire season questions