Nichole Berlie

Nichole Berlie

Nichole Berlie anchors Today in St. Louis every weekday morning from 5-7 a.m.

Originally from Lincoln, Nebraska, Nichole earned a bachelor's degree in broadcasting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Go Huskers!), with minors in mathematics, Spanish and English. She also earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism from the Newhouse School of Journalism at Syracuse University (Go Orange!) in New York.

Nichole is no stranger to early mornings! She spent 5 years as a morning anchor at KETV in Omaha, Nebraska. She also spent time as a reporter in Omaha and Evansville, Indiana.

People often ask Nichole how she can stay so energized so early in the morning -- she attributes her cheerfulness to large amounts of caffeine and a small amount of "crazy!"

In her spare time she enjoys exploring the St. Louis area, working out, reading, spending time with friends and family, and taking orders from the ruler of her house -- her cat, Maddie.

Nichole loves to hear comments and story ideas from viewers, you can find her on Twitter and Facebook.

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Stories by Nichole Berlie

Athlete, adventurer & survivor

Judy Frank is packed up and ready for the adventure of a lifetime. The 58-year-old St Louis nurse is a breast cancer survivor, and she's working on getting her strength back both emotionally and physically.

Local pumpkin goodies – Kaldi's

NewsChannel 5's Nichole Berlie is still checking out local pumpkin-flavored treats, and viewer Amy Pennington recommended she head down to Kaldi's Coffee and check out the Baked Maple Pumpkin Latte, which will go down great on a crisp morning.

Pumpkin goodies at London Tea Room

It's November, but the response has been so great in Nichole Berlie's quest for local pumpkin foods and drinks that we're continuing it into November.

Drunken pumpkin cupcakes

All this month NewsChannel 5's Nichole Berlie has been profiling local businesses and some of their pumpkin-flavored food or drinks.

Plethora of pumpkins at Eckert's

The rant on pumpkin-flavored foods by John Oliver on HBO's "Last Week Tonight" has gone viral.

How Schlafly bottles Pumpkin Ale

When you think of fall pumpkins probably come to mind, and it seems like pumpkin flavors are popping up all over the place.

5 tips for a smooth blood donation

On Oct. 25, millions of volunteers will unite for one goal: to improve the lives of others.

Teacher crowd-funds for school supplies

A local teacher is using modern-day technology to meet an old-school need.

Canine Carnival in Tilles Park

The NewsChannel 5 team was out in full force for the Canine Carnival in Tilles Park Sunday.

APA of Missouri undergoing renovations

Usually, every weekday on "Today in St. Louis" we feature a pet for adoption. On Wednesdays, we feature pets from the APA of Missouri, but they couldn't come this week because of a big expansion project.