Nikki is passionate about public radio, from walking around with headphones and microphone to gain people's perspectives, to editing the audio waveforms, to listening to the diversity of content. She got her start at Michigan Radio where she filed reports for daily newscasts and also features for The Environment Report.
She's worked for WGVU Broadcasting and Hawaii Public Radio as a reporter with a particular focus on energy, education and economic issues and was also a substitute host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered. She's produced content for American Public Media's Marketplace and won an Associated Press award for best ongoing coverage.
Some German soldiers stationed in Iraq are being transferred to Kuwait and Jordan. Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have risen sharply after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on Friday.
The compromise provides for carbon dioxide emissions to become significantly more expensive than initially planned by the Grand Coalition. In return, citizens are to receive a higher commuter allowance, and lower prices on tickets for long-distance trains.
The German government vows to look on the inside, not just the outside, to combat the spread of right-wing extremism and terrorism. The domestic intelligence agency says more attention will also be paid to public service employees. This and more in your KCRW Berlin News Brief.
Every third primary school exceeds the per class limit of students, placing more strain on educators. The Berlin Senate is to invest more than 5 billion euros to upgrade schools and construct new buildings.
The girl shared the opioid pills with classmates, and several students had to go to the hospital, due to nausea and vomiting. Police are investigating the man who stands accused of grievous bodily harm, among other offences.