Nia Hamm is a multi-platform broadcast journalist. She currently works as a reporter/MMJ for WTIC-TV Fox 61 News in Hartford, Connecticut.
Her passion for news extends beyond the newsroom into her daily life and she takes pride in using creativity and imagination to produce compelling stories.
Nia is a graduate of Rutgers University, as well as Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to working at
Fox61 News Nia, worked as a reporter for WNYT-TV NewsChannel 13 in
Albany, NY. She has also worked as an MMJ for News 12 Networks, The
Bronx and Brooklyn and Fios1 News (WRNN) in Rye Brook, NY.
Before Nia’s career as an on-air journalist began, she worked behind the scenes in television news as an associate producer for News 12 New Jersey before taking a job and working her way up from a writer,
regional Producer and eventually a Package producer for Fox News. Nia
then worked as a video producer and online writer for CNBC News and
later as a writer for CBS Radio News Network in Manhattan.
Nia has written about a variety of issues for a number of publications and
websites including, CNBC.com, The Huffington Post, NBCBLK.com,
thegrio.com and Jetmag.com.
In her spare time, Nia enjoys producing
and hosting a podcast called Skooled, which features experts who help
tackle some of the major issues young adults face today.