Nicole Erwin

Multimedia Journalist (for Ohio Valley ReSource, WKMS)

Nicole Erwin is a Murray native and started working at WKMS during her time at Murray State University as a Psychology undergraduate student. Nicole left her job as a PTL dispatcher to join the newsroom after she was hired by former News Director Bryan Bartlett. Since, Nicole has completed a Masters in Sustainable Development from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia where she lived for 2 1/2 years.

Nicole also worked in South Korea as a journalist where she anchored the local English TV news, hosted a national radio show and freelanced with the Jeju Weekly. She is an avid traveler with more than 25 countries under her belt and finds beauty in the environment and the stories within it.

Nicole Erwin, Ohio Valley ReSource

  China buys more than half of the soybeans grown in the Ohio Valley. So China’s threat this week to place a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soy means farmers would be caught in the crosshairs of a trade war.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

  The McCracken County Fiscal Court has passed a vote of ‘no confidence’ regarding County Jailer Tonya Ray and her ability to fulfill her duties.

McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.

Paducah Chief of Police Brandon Barnhill expressed condolences on Monday in a release regarding the death of an inmate at the McCracken County Regional Jail that has garnered considerable public attention.

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Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials want to cull the commonwealth’s Asian Carp population. A fish processing facility in rural west Kentucky wants to help, but it, too, needs a hand.

McCracken County Sheriff's Dept.

McCracken County Commissioners are considering a vote of 'no confidence' in their jailer following a slew of issues including the death of an inmate this week.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

  Three U.S. Congressmen spent Monday morning with more than 40 river industry representatives in Paducah to discuss the nation’s Infrastructure Bill.

Nicole Erwin | Ohio Valley ReSource

Gun culture runs deep in much of the Ohio Valley, where hunting is a revered tradition and the majority of state lawmakers in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia boast “A” ratings from the National Rifle Association.

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  Due to the threat of inclement weather Saturday, the Paducah Parks & Recreation Department’s Easter Eggstravaganza is being postponed until the end of March.  

Nicole Erwin, Ohio Valley ReSource

In a recently released court video, Capt. Matt Hilbrecht of the Marshall County, Kentucky, Sheriff’s office testifies about his interrogation of Gabriel Parker, the 15-year-old accused of a mass shooting at Marshall County High School in January.

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 WKMS News has eight finalists for state broadcasting awards.  Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Association recently announced the finalists for the 2017 professional and college contests.