Nikki Torres

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Nikki Torres joined the 4 News Now team in September 2018.

She graduated with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. She also earned a minor in Business Administration from the Carson College of Business.

Nikki is a Washington native. While she grew up south of Seattle, Nikki’s spent time in the Inland Northwest, as a newsroom intern at KHQ-TV during her senior year at WSU.

Before making her way back to Spokane, she worked as a reporter, anchor and weather forecaster at NBC5 News in Medford, Oregon.

When she’s not working, she loves to go running, watching Cougar football, and hanging out with her dog.

She’s excited to be back in her home state. If you see her out and about give her a – Go Cougs!

Articles

Flirting with 60 degrees... in March? -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for March 5, 2020.

Have a windbreaker jacket? Today's the day to wear it -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for March 4, 2020.

Are your trash bins outside? Bring them in, before the wind knocks them over! -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for March 4, 2020.

Prepare, but don't hoard; coronavirus clears store shelves

Prepare for fluffier hair this afternoon because of gusty winds -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for March 3, 2020.

Preparing and preventing; stopping the spread of coronavirus

Have a student at home? Get them *free* SAT prep this weekend; Free Fun Friday

Benefit concert to support Coeur d'Alene businesses impacted by January fire

'Shocking'; Gonzaga-in-Florence student gives an update from abroad following program cancellation

Court docs: Woman shot man in the head, allegedly had help hiding the body in freezer

Car chase starts in Spokane Valley, ends in east central Spokane neighborhood; driver in custody

Don't let wet weather get you down in the dumps, sunshine is en route! -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for February 23, 2020.

Put down the sunglasses and pick up an umbrella -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for Saturday, February 22

Do you believe in Bigfoot? Talk about it this weekend; Free Fun Friday

Here are four fun events you can go to this weekend, free of charge.

Lunch date outside? Today is the day for it -Nikki

Here is your morning weather forecast for Thursday, February 20

Throw on the shades, but stack on the layers -Nikki

Here is your morning weather forecast for Thursday, February 20

February acting like it's already spring -Nikki

More sunshine for your forecast

More sunshine to beat the mid-work week slump -Nikki

Here is your local weather forecast for Wednesday, February 19

QQ Sushi reopens after viral video controversy

Frequently forget birthdays and anniversaries? Free Fun Friday has an event for you

Cougar shot and killed in Stevens County; residents say they see more cougars now than ever

WSU researchers turn waste into construction materials

Local photographer raises $19K for cancer organization with 'Hot and Hairy' calendar shoot

Showing off some skin for a good cause

New housing development near Eagle Ridge sparks concerns

The city's hearing examiner for Spokane approved 20 homes

Spokane man to celebrate 1,000 days of skiing on Schweitzer Mountain... in a row!

Learn to cook a special meal for your Valentine; Free Fun Friday

Here are four free events you can go to this weekend

Massive tree lodged in Hayden house until further notice

Homeowner waiting on approval from insurance before they crews can move the tree

Taco Tuesday for a good cause: North Idaho businesses help those impacted by January fire

Emotional outburst in Spokane courtroom over a man facing murder charges

Graffiti a gallery and make crafts of all kinds; Free Fun Friday

Here are four fun events you can go to this weekend, free of charge

Warmer and possibly a little wetter for the weekend

Here is your weather forecast for Friday, January 31.

An ongoing cycle of filling potholes during the winter

Hundreds of potholes have been filled in and around Spokane

Ferris High School locker room ransacked during basketball game

Several Apple products were stolen from high schoolers

Don't forget your rain coat as you head out for work today!

Here is your local weather forecast for Tuesday, January 28

Potholes; why they show up this time of year and how you can get them fixed

Spokane crews have filled over 200 potholes this season

Practice yoga at the Cathedral, learn about magical creatures; Free Fun Friday

Here are four free events you can go to this weekend

Grab an umbrella on your way out the door

Here is your weather forecast for Friday, January 24.

'Our hearts are broken'; teenage driver in Thursday's car accident identified, his family's message to the community

Kellen Erickson, Ferris High School '19, died Thursday in a car accident

A new fitness program is designed to improve heart health for Spokane firefighters

In 2019, sudden cardiac arrest was a leading cause for firefighter fatalities, according to the NFPA.

Shifting from snow to rain, paired with gray skies