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:

UPDATE: Body found in Bear Creek

Medford, Ore. —  Police are investigating after a body was found in Bear Creek just behind the Rogue Valley Mall. Medford Police said they got a call just after 3:30 Friday afternoon about a person in the water. Information is still very …

Senator Wyden continues healthcare listening tour

Medford, Ore. — In addition to Thursday morning’s Town Hall meeting, Senator Wyden is continuing his healthcare listening tour. Today he met with employees from Cascade Health Alliance, Jackson Care Connect, Providence, and La Clinica. In addition to Medicaid, the group discussed …

On track for record-breaking wet winter

Medford, Ore. — The west coast, overall, has had a wet winter. But our region in general is on its way to making history. We’ve already hit totals we’d normally see for a whole water year. The water year runs from one …

Man arrested for sexual abuse

Medford, Ore. — A Jackson County business owner is accused of sex abuse and investigators said there could be more victims out there. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office began their investigation late 2016. McLaughlin was first arrested in December after a search …
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