Nicole Pence is an Emmy award-winning journalist living in Central Indiana.

Pence is currently the morning anchor at CBS4/WTTV in Indianapolis owned by Tribune Broadcasting. Pence started this role in August of 2015. Pence’s “Nicole In Your Neighborhood” weekly franchise highlights local businesses with Yelp Indy.

Pence most recently won a regional Emmy award from the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter for her reporting/anchoring series on David Letterman’s retirement from CBS (June 2016).

Pence joined Tribune (FOX59/CBS4) in June 2014 to help launch a brand new newscast, “FOX59 NewsPoint at 11PM.” NewsPoint is a unique alternative to a traditional newscast.

RTNDA awarded FOX59 with an Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in 2016. The NATAS Lower Great Lakes chapter nominated Pence for an Emmy award for her work as the broadcast anchor and co-executive producer of NewsPoint in April of 2015. In the first year, NewsPoint ranked 2nd (Nielson) at 11PM in the Indianapolis market. Pence was also named Most INfluential Social Media Dame in 2014.

A midwestern girl, Pence grew up in Columbus, Indiana. She graduated Cum Laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana with a double major in Communication Arts & Sciences and Spanish and a minor in Political Science. She also earned her Master’s of Public Affairs (MPA) from Indiana University-Purdue University at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs Indianapolis with high honors. Pence is married and the mother of twin boys.

Pence is involved with several Central Indiana organizations, including Make-A-Wish, Pacers Cares, and the DePauw University Alumni Association. Pence was appointed to the DePauw University Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media Advisory Board in August of 2015.

Website: nicolepence.com
Twitter: @nicolepence
Facebook: facebook.com/NicolePenceTV
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Recent Articles
  • Wishful Wednesday: Teen celebrates special Sweet 16

    INDIANAPOLIS (October 7, 2015) – It’s a Sweet 16 party she will never forget! Fifteen-year-old Rebecka recently had a renal transplant, where she received a new kidney due to end-stage renal disease. When Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana volunteers met with Rebecka, she knew exactly what she wanted for her wish: to have her own Sweet 16 party with a casino theme. “I`ve always wanted to have one. I watch the shows on MTV and thought it was cool,” said […]

  • Josh Speidel finds ‘new team’ as injured basketball star’s recovery continues

    SEYMOUR, Ind. (Sept. 29, 2015) — It’s been eight months since Columbus North High basketball star Josh Speidel suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car crash. Josh is making incredible progress in his recovery. He volunteers each week at Brown Elementary School in Seymour as the kids there help him stay #JoshStrong. “I couldn’t be more thankful,” said Josh, who’s up walking around eight months after his car accident. He’s re-learning how to use his muscles and his brain. […]

  • Wishful Wednesday: Zionsville teen gets ultimate gaming room, surprise visit from Pacers player

    INDIANAPOLIS (September 9, 2015) – It’s a special wish with a surprise from a celebrity! Cody Bevelhimer, 13, is battling Lymphoma. The Zionsville teenager was diagnosed last year. “It`s been a really, really long year. The first seven months was tough. He had chemo three times a week,” explained Cody’s mom, Tracy Bevelhimer. The Make-A-Wish Foundation surprised Cody by transforming his basement into the ultimate “nerd nirvana.” Bevelhimer’s new gaming room has a popcorn machine, shuffle board table and a giant projector screen to […]

  • Dressing the Bump: NOTHING FITS!

    By now, many of you have seen the viral story about Philadelphia Meteorologist Katie Fehlinger fat-shamed for her twin baby bump. I’ll admit – it didn’t surprise me. People can be just downright nasty, especially on social media.  Thankfully, 99% of Hoosiers have been kind to me, but I’ve gotten a few comments about my growing belly. I just politely respond, “Thanks for watching!” #twinning The fashion world is a billion dollar industry and that includes moms-to-be who want to be stylish during […]

  • Indy’s first ‘escape room’ to open in October

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 31, 2015) – It’s a real life game of Clue! Former pilot turned entrepreneur Scott Neal is opening Indiana’s first escape room. Neal’s downtown entertainment option will have five rooms each with a theme that will challenge you and your friends to think fast. “They have to solve puzzles and find clues and figure out combinations to get out of the room in less than an hour. It’s an evolution of the video game industry into real life,” […]

  • Raising Multiples: Twins, Triplets & Quads, Oh My!

    They call themselves M.O.M.s or Moms Of Multiples. They are a special group of moms tasked with double or sometimes even triple (dare I write quadruple!) duty. One thing I’ve learned about M.O.M.s is that they are mostly a “go with the flow” kind of bunch. And – they have to be, right?! DOUBLE the feedings, diapering and laundry. Raising multiples is HARD.  Having a positive, relaxed attitude (sometimes sarcastic) is consistent advice I am hearing over and over again. […]

  • Fishers Fire Department gives residents chance to train like firefighters

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 25, 2015) – It was an awesome night for a tough workout! Residents in Fishers got the chance to train like firefighters Tuesday evening. Life Time Fitness trainers and the Fishers Fire Department invited the public to train like firefighters by pulling hoses, dragging dummies and hitting the Kaiser sled. “Gives a chance for public to get an inside look at the work we do,” said Capt. John Mehling with the Fishers Fire Department. It’s a workout participant Sue Thompson’s never […]

  • Fundraisers continue for boys who lost mother, father in murder-suicide

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 24, 2015) – Community support continues for two young boys who lost both their parents. Last July, Connor and Danny Hall lost their mother and father in a tragic murder-suicide. Shannon O’Malia Hall was shot and killed by her estranged husband. Shannon’s sister, Colleen Stine, stepped up taking the boys as her own. “We couldn’t do it without all the help.  I can’t believe our life without them,” said Stine. With lots of help from the community, the big family […]

  • Private school adding religion, art to STEM curriculum

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 20, 2015)– The STEM plan is a curriculum that integrates science, technology, engineering and math. It’s an education that aims to develop a student’s ability to think logically and solve problems, both in the classroom and in the real world. “It engages the student learner. We have to be prepared for the jobs that these children will be competing for that haven`t even been invented yet,” said Principal Frank Barlag of Our Lady of Grace Catholic School in Noblesville. The private school opened […]

  • The Business of Baby: I need ALL of that on my registry?!

    Save your emotions for the child NOT the cash register. GREAT advice for all parents – but, it’s SO hard to resist all the adorable gadgets, blankets and onesies in the store. The Business of Baby is a BILLION dollar industry ($$$$$$$$$$$). Two weeks ago, I drug my husband (thanks, sweetie!) to Buy, Buy, Baby to finish the twins’ registry. I did all the leg work beforehand: I researched for three hours online, copied friends’ registries and made sure the registry was […]