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.
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