Nikki Torres

NBC5 News reporter, weather forecaster, anchor 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:

‘Smoke Sale’ at RoxyAnn Winery

Medford, Ore. — One local winery is using the smoky conditions in a clever promotion. RoxyAnn Winery announced earlier this week, it is offering a smoke sale. Essentially, the worse the air quality is – the bigger your discount is on wine. The …

SOGC grows in participant numbers from 2017

Medford, Ore. — The 89th annual Southern Oregon Golf Championships is in full swing at the Rogue Valley Country Club. The question is, how is this year’s turnout after a smoky summer? Many participants remember a smoky and hazy RVCC for the …

Smoke leads to string of cancelled Medford flights

Medford, Ore. —  Smoke is continuing to cause problems around the Rogue Valley. For the second day in a row, it was the reason several flights were cancelled at the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport. As if traveling wasn’t stressful enough, now Medford …

Day 2 for Central Point murder trial

Medford, Ore. — Day two of a Central Point murder trial continued Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court. 55-year-old Susan King is accused of murdering her husband, Duane. According to Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies, it happened last June, on the 2800-block of …

Smoke hurting local Growers and Crafters Market

MEDFORD, Ore. — Every Thursday, vendors pitch their tents and sell their products at the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market in Hawthorne Park. However, poor air quality is leading to decreased sales. “It’s probably one of the worst years we’ve had …