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Nick Miller is an award-winning editor with more than 15 years of newsroom experience. Most recently, he served as a lecturer at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Nick previously worked in the world of print journalism. In 2016, as editor-in-chief of the East Bay Express in Oakland, his staff earned several honors, including the prestigious, national George Polk Award for “Local Reporting,” which recognized the paper’s investigation of the Oakland Police Department’s sex-crime scandal.
He also worked as an editor for 12 years at the Sacramento News & Review. Nick oversaw that paper’s First Amendment legal battle with former mayor and NBA all-star Kevin Johnson, work that the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists recognized with a James Madison Freedom of Information Award in 2016. That same year, his paper also won the California News Publishers Association’s “General Excellence” prize for best publication in the state.
Nick has earned numerous awards for both editing and writing, including several CNPA first-place wins. The national Association of Alternative Newsmedia twice honored his reporting on freedom-of-the-press issues, and once for his coverage of homelessness in Sacramento.
When not in the newsroom, you’ll find Nick on the American River bike trail. He lives in the central city with his pug, Bernie (named after the dance, not the Vermont senator). Follow him on Twitter at @NickMiller510, and send news tips to Nick.Miller@CapRadio.org.
Racial Justice Advocates In Sacramento Argue All Protests — Even Antifa Demonstrations — Are Necessary
August 31, 2020
Tensions are rising in the region and across the country as demonstrations involve more confrontations and vandalism. But advocates and experts on social movements say that the base of support for racial justice is still growing.
Lightning Strikes Spare Northern California On Monday But More Thunderstorms, Hazardous Smoke Still On Horizon
August 24, 2020
California got another round of lightning storms on Sunday, which could extend until Tuesday, even as local health officials caution that unhealthy smoke from current fires could stay into next week.
No Blackouts Sunday, But Californians Urged To Conserve Energy And Prepare For Outages During Record Heatwave
August 16, 2020
While there won't be more rolling blackouts Sunday, California’s electric grid operator has issued a statewide alert asking for residents to conserve energy between 3 and 10 p.m. through Wednesday so as not to overwhelm the electrical grid.
July 2, 2020
California is launching a new, multilingual public-service campaign, funded by state philanthropists, to get more people to wear masks.
California Mandates Bars Close In Seven Counties, Including Los Angeles, And Recommends Closures In Sacramento
June 28, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom and public health officials are requiring bars close immediately in Fresno, Imperial, Kern, Kings, San Joaquin and Tulare counties, in addition to Los Angeles.
California ‘Still In First Wave’ Of Pandemic As COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue To Rise, Newsom Says
June 25, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Thursday that the daily number of positive cases dropped after a record 7,149 during the previous 24 hours.
June 18, 2020
The state is now requiring residents to wear masks in nearly all indoor settings, according to guidelines from the state Department Public of Health on Thursday.
June 17, 2020
The California Highway Patrol mobilized across the state during the demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd and racial injustice. CHP is asking for more than $13 million to help cover those costs.
Facebook Deleted Black Zebra Productions’ Sacramento George Floyd Protest Videos, Before Restoring Page
June 9, 2020
Black Zebra owner and CEO Khanstoshea Zingapan woke up this morning and checked Facebook at 10 a.m. to discover a message that content had been removed, and they could no longer access their company’s Facebook page.
Police Fire Rubber Bullets, Arrest 18 As Crowds Damage Businesses After George Floyd Protests In Sacramento
May 30, 2020
Protests against police brutality continued Saturday in Sacramento. As the night wore on, police fired rubber bullets at protestors before crowds took merchandise from downtown stores.