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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.
Sacramento Closes Two Warming Centers For Homeless Residents After Worker Tests Positive For COVID-19
February 19, 2021
Three additional employees are “symptomatic” but awaiting test results. The city will deep clean the locations in downtown and perform contact tracing of the other workers, volunteers and guests.
February 8, 2021
A group of nearly 50 people clad in black threw rocks and vandalized Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s home on Saturday night, prompting a strong rebuke from the mayor and allies, and a police investigation.
January 27, 2021
The Sacramento City Council voted to declare a local emergency and open at least one warming center after two unhoused people died during last night's powerful winter storm.
Legal Observers Say Sacramento Police Arrests Unfairly Targeted Activists With Antifa On Eve Of Inauguration
January 20, 2021
A police department spokesperson says the arrests were based on warrants for violent assaults during previous protests. But advocates say the department’s officers give pro-Trump groups preferential treatment.
January 20, 2021
After pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S. Capitol two weeks ago, state and local law enforcement began surrounding California’s Capitol. Despite the preparation for violence, none occurred.
January 12, 2021
Counties in the greater Sacramento Region were released from stay-at-home orders for the region Tuesday, ending a six-week period where many businesses had to stop or severely limit business operations.
Massive Car Caravan Supporting Farmers In India Overwhelms Sacramento As Clashes Between Proud Boys, Antifa Continue Near Capitol
December 19, 2020
Multiple demonstrations collided outside California's statehouse on Saturday. Proud Boys also returned for the seventh straight week and faced-off again with individuals in all black who associate with antifa.
Antifa Protesters Confront Pro-Trump Demonstrators, Proud Boys At California’s Capitol, Violence Ensues
December 5, 2020
Violent clashes punctuated Saturday’s standoffs, including at least one beating carried out by antifa counter-protesters, who also hurled glass bottles and fireworks at Trump supporters and shattered car windows.
December 2, 2020
Dr. Peter Beilenson, who has helped lead Sacramento County’s coronavirus response, says his decision to resign has “nothing to do with the stress of the job.”
Sacramento County Top Executive Placed On Paid Leave While Under Investigation For Claims Of Misconduct
November 18, 2020
The vote comes a day after members of the public demanded Sacramento County CEO Nav Gill be fired during a board meeting. Last month two supervisors asked Gill to resign after he held an indoor meeting with county staff, many not wearing masks.