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Nikki Krize joined the Newswatch 16 team as the central Pennsylvania Reporter in November 2011, and she is no stranger to the area.
She comes to us from Hazleton, where she worked at News 13/SSPTV as a reporter and anchor for more than three years. Before that, Nikki interned at WFMZ in Reading.

Nikki graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Communications/Journalism and a minor in Speech Communication. She was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and is one of several Berks County natives on the WNEP team.

Nikki is a diehard Philadelphia sports fan and doesn’t miss a Phillies or Eagles game. She also enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family, friends and beloved cockatiel Cinnamon.

Nikki is proud to be covering the news most important to the people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania. If you have any news tips or story ideas, feel free to send her an email at

Recent Articles
  • Teacher Misspells Hillary Clinton’s Name on Student’s Letter; Gets Attention of Chelsea Clinton

    SUNBURY — It’s been an interesting week for Shawn, Shannon, and Mary Reinard of Sunbury, and it all started with a letter. 11-year-old Mary asked her sixth grade teacher for help writing a letter to former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Her teacher, Benjamin Attinger, addressed the envelope and sent Mary home with it. “Where’s the ‘Y?’ And then I’m looking and wait a minute. Then I was just, ‘Are you serious right now?'” Shannon asked. Instead of “Hillary,” Attinger addressed […]

  • UPDATE: Police Investigating Shooting in Sunbury

    UPDATE THURSDAY: Luis Alamo turned himself in to probation officers and is in custody. SUNBURY — Police are investigating a shooting in Northumberland County. Officers were called to the 400 block of Race Street in Sunbury shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, a 17-year-old male was taken to the hospital. He is expected to survive. Sunbury police are looking for the man they believe shot him. Police say there was evidence of drug activity in the back of the […]

  • Sexual Misconduct Policies

    BLOOMSBURG — Larry Nassar, former Michigan State doctor and doctor for the U.S. Gymnastics Team, could spend as many as 175 years in prison after pleading guilty to molestation charges last week. More than 150 women filed civil lawsuits against Nassar and included Michigan State University as a co-defendant. These women claim the university ignored complaints about Nassar for nearly two decades. “We are obligated and we do investigate every report of misconduct to the fullest extent we are able to,” […]

  • New Masks for Firefighters

    BERWICK — The Berwick Fire Department is made up of four volunteer fire companies. Chief Randy Remphrey stresses the importance of safety for not only the public but for the firefighters, too. “That’s what we’re here for. That’s what we strive on, safety and the public’s safety,” Remphrey said. That’s why Remphrey says it’s important to stay on top of cutting-edge equipment. About two weeks ago, the Berwick Fire Department got new breathing masks with thermal imaging cameras inside. “It […]

  • Early Bird Sports Expo Draws Large Crowd

    BLOOMSBURG — For four days, part of the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds is transformed into an outdoor lover’s dream. Just ask anyone walking around here. “Hunt, fish, kayak, camp,” Tom Dorman said. The Early Bird Sports Expo is in its 30th year. “We get a couple of guys together, my friends and my wife, and we all come up,” Dave Eckert said. In addition to buying things and booking trips, the expo is educational. “How to do outdoor things and how to […]

  • Thousands Gather to Remember Slain U.S. Marshal

    HERSHEY — Thousands of law enforcement officers from all over the country gathered in Hershey Thursday to pay their respects to Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill, who was killed in the line of duty last week in Harrisburg. The memorial service was held at the Giant Center in Hershey. Before the service, a motorcade of over 100 vehicles escorted the fallen officer who grew up in Union County. With lights flashing, around 100 law enforcement officers rode on motorcycles and […]

  • Ice Jams Cause Flooding Near Sunbury

    UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — An ice jam broke over Little Shamokin Creek, near Sunbury, in Jason Harris’s backyard on Tuesday. He took video on his cell phone. “This was just not here, and then, whoosh, it just came right up,” Harris said. Skycam 16 video shows the ice jam flooded backyards as well as a car. Harris was at work but his cell phone alerted him there was a problem at home. “Beep. Flood alarm. And I’m going, ‘Flood alarm?’ […]

  • Readdressing in Montour, Northumberland Counties Sparks Google Map Confusion

    RIVERSIDE — It’s been about five months since the readdressing project took effect in Montour and parts of Northumberland County. The names of about 100 streets changed, as well as around 10,000 addresses — all to give more precise locations to emergency responders. “It’s been a nightmare trying to find these houses,” Suzan Snyder said. Snyder is a designer and driver at Bird Florist in Riverside. She calls the readdressing project maddening at times. She usually asks people for both […]

  • Eagles Create Frenzy for Football Gear

    MONROE TOWNSHIP — Tuesday mornings are not normally the busiest days at Schuylkill Valley Sports at the Susquehanna Valley Mall, but since the Philadelphia Eagles made it into the Super Bowl, fans are flocking to the store. “Diehard Eagles fan, I just hope they go all the way and bring the title home.” Schuylkill Valley Sports just got a shipment of NFC Champions shirts and hats. The display is front and center. “I just came in looking. I saw the […]

  • Classmates Remember Fallen U.S. Marshal

    TURBOTVILLE — One day after Deputy U.S Marshal Christopher Hill was killed in the line of duty in Harrisburg, friends are remembering him here at home. Chris Hill was a 1990 graduate of Warrior Run High School and grew up in Allenwood. His father still lives there. When friends found out about his death, they were heartbroken. Just hours after Deputy U.S. Marshal Chris Hill was killed in the line of duty, he got a police escort to a funeral […]

  • Slain U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill Was Father of Two, Veteran

    HARRISBURG — Investigators have identified the U.S. Marshal killed by gunfire Thursday morning in Harrisburg. Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill, 45, died at the hospital after being shot in an exchange of gunfire will trying to serve a warrant, state troopers said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. Investigators said Hill was part of the U.S. Marshals task force involving several law enforcement agencies. Gunfire broke out after 6 a.m. in the home on Mulberry Street where the warrant was being […]

  • U.S. Marshal Killed, Officers Wounded During Harrisburg Shootout

    HARRISBURG — A U.S. Marshal is dead, and two police officers are wounded after a shootout with a gunman Thursday morning in Harrisburg. That deadly shooting happened around 6 a.m. while officers were serving an arrest warrant at a home on Mulberry Street in Harrisburg. According to police, multiple officers were serving a warrant shortly after 6 a.m., to Shayla Pierce, 30, of Harrisburg on charges of illegal firearm possession, that resulted in the use of force and gunfire. Harrisburg Mayor […]