Kirsten Nicolaisen is a social media, audience development and digital content editor with eight years of experience in the news and non-profit industries. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, studied journalism at the University of Oregon and now lives in New York City — where she manages all things social for the New York Post. 


Her previous experience includes managing social/digital media at ABC-TV affiliates in Portland, Oregon and Washington, DC, helping launch an all-digital local news start-up and interning as a radio producer/reporter at Oregon’s NPR affiliate.  (Check out her social media growth stats here!)


Throughout the course of her career, Kirsten’s also volunteered her time at various community radio stations — heading up major fundraising initiatives on social media, and producing news and music programming. She currently produces a show and manages social for Radio Free Brooklyn. (Listen here!)


Kirsten’s covered dozens of major local and national events over the years  from the President Trump impeachment process while at the New York Post, to a rural Oregon wildlife refuge standoff while working in local TV in Portland. She thrives in a breaking newsroom and is always all-ears for a chilling crime story. Other interests include travel, trekking, and anything outdoors from the mountains to the sea! For more info and work samples, click on the icons below.

Need a consult or some freelance work? Feel free to reach out!


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