Nikki Torres

NBC5 News Reporter and Weather Forecaster Nikki Torres graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. She also received a minor in Business Administration from the Washington State University Carson College of Business. Prior to coming to NBC5, Nikki was an intern at KHQ Local News, the NBC affiliate in Spokane. She comes to Southern Oregon from the state of Washington, where she grew up just south of Seattle. She loves running, exploring the Pacific Northwest, watching a good football game and spending time with her dog, Gisele. True to her roots, Nikki is a proud WSU Cougar fan and loyal Seahawks fan.

Nikki's most recent stories:

Coffee stand safety after robbery

Grants Pass, Ore. — Dutch Bros. coffee stand baristas are paying extra attention to safety after Tuesday night’s robbery at a south Medford location. Police are still looking for a man riding a mountain bike who demanded money, from Dutch Bros. employees …

Search and Rescue… And Drones

White City, Ore. —  The Jackson County Search and Rescue team is taking rescue techniques to the 21st century, with a drone. Jackson county Search and Rescue was looking for a way to improve search efforts and make things easier for rescuers. …

Pregnancy center burglarized and vandalized

Cave Junction, Ore. — A Cave Junction pregnancy center broken into, vandalized, and stolen from. The Pregnancy Center of the Illinois Valley hadn’t been able to check on its facilities last week because of heavy snow.  So when the interim director got …

Gifts stolen from foster kids organization

Grants Pass, Ore. —  Bea Ryan is on the board of directors for ‘Our Foster Kids’ – an organization that helps provide supplies for foster children. In the middle of moving some of those items, Ryan’s car was broken into. A year’s …

Emergency crews prep for flooding

Grants Pass, Ore. — After this week’s snow and ice, emergency crews are preparing for what comes next – all that snow has to go somewhere. Over the past two days – Medford, alone, received up one foot of snowfall. That’s snow, …
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