Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nick decided to make a career of broadcasting late in high school.
In August of 1999, he moved to Tuscaloosa , Alabama to enroll at the University of Alabama and the College of Communication and Information Sciences.
Three-and-a-half years later, in December 2002, Nick graduated Summa Cum Laude in Broadcast News with a minor in Communication Studies.
During his final year of college, Nick began his professional broadcasting career as a nightside reporter, weekend producer, and weekend anchor at WVUA 7 News in Tuscaloosa .
In February, he moved to Huntsville to continue his career as a one-man-band reporter/photographer.