is a proud Colorado native who fell in love with Texas. Born in Pueblo, he studied journalism at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. Nic began his professional journalism career at Out Front, a Denver-based magazine that is one of the oldest LGBTQ news organizations in the U.S. He went on to work as a reporter or editor at Chalkbeat, The Denver Post and The Dallas Morning News. Most recently he was the politics editor at The Des Moines Register. Nic lives in Dallas and travels throughout the state as regional editor, overseeing reporters based in Lubbock, in West Texas, and Lufkin, in East Texas.