WHYY Delaware reporter Nichelle Polston joined First in 2012. However, she is no stranger to WHYY. The Philadelphia native participated in many telethons at the station during her high school years. Nichelle was only 7 years old when she decided to become a reporter and has worked hard to turn her dream into a reality. After graduating Temple University, she began her career in Salisbury, Md., and made her first debut on television at WABG in Greenwood, Miss. Since then, Nichelle has worked in many newsrooms from the Mississippi Delta to Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Outside of work, Nichelle loves traveling with her husband, as well as spending time with family and friends. She also likes meeting new people and encourages anyone with story ideas to email her.

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