Nikki Battiste Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Baby, Education, CBS, Salary and Net Worth

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Nikki Battiste Biography

Nikki Battiste is a New York-based CBS News reporter. She is an Emmy and Peabody-award-winning journalist, and her reporting appears live, streaming news service, on all CBS News broadcasts and networks, including “CBS This Morning,” the “CBS Evening News” and CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7.

Nikki Battiste Age

There is no information in regards to Battiste’s date, year, and place of birth. However, she grew up in Newport, Pennsylvania. We will update this as soon as we have clear facts.

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Nikki Battiste Height

Battiste is quite tall in stature, she stands at a height of around 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 170 cm).

Nikki Battiste Family

She is the daughter of Judy and Nick from the United States. There is no information in regards to her siblings. However, we will update this as soon as we have any important details.

Nikki Battiste Husband

She is married to her husband called Dean Simpson. They first met back in New York in the year of 2012. Battiste and her husband were blessed with a baby boy named Beau Nicholas on a Tuesday night in May 2020. She now resides in New York City with her husband at the moment.

Nikki Battiste Wedding

The couple tied the knot in 2016 at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York, where the atmosphere was kept simple and intimate. In the commemorations, a horse was included, along with customs and food from their respective cultures. Nikki walked with her father when the ceremony began, as he led a white horse for her.

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The pair exchanged personal vows and, just after the ceremony ended, a rainbow appeared. Later, by riding the horse into the cocktail hour, Nikki entertained guests. The reception began with a choreographed dance with a blend of rumba, salsa, and hip-hop moves performed by the pair. The couple traveled to Italy’s Amalfi Coast for their honeymoon for a romantic getaway with unforgettable surroundings.

Nikki Battiste Baby

On a Tuesday night in May 2020, she welcomed her baby, child, Beau Nicholas Battiste-Simpson. Battiste says they’re so in love and filled with joy at their baby boy’s gift.

Nikki Battiste Education

Battiste graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. In Politics, Philosophy and Economics. Battiste was co-captain of their Division I Field Hockey team at Penn.

Nikki Battiste CBS News

In May 2017, Battiste started her career at CBS News as a freelance reporter for CBS Newspath, the 24-hour TV newsgathering service of the network for CBS stations and broadcasters worldwide. In Pennsylvania, she focused on the hunt for four missing persons, the Parkland school shooting and the Austin bomber.

She has covered the gun issue in America since joining CBS News and was the first to write on armed teachers in schools, which started a national discussion. For the “CBS News Evening News” series “View on America,” she has reported and written many articles, including a teachers’ strike in Sacramento and the debate on arming college students on campus. She was also sitting down for an “Eye on America” article with five sisters sexually assaulted by the same priest.

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Her feature pieces included a look at pioneering brain science that could assist in the treatment of suicide and mental illness, advanced methods for food pollution, and the American West’s wild horse crisis.

Battiste has also covered the network’s breaking news, including the shooting of Hurricane Michael, the Pittsburgh synagogue, the case of Colorado’s missing mother, Kelsey Berreth, and the shooting of the New Zealand mosque.

Nikki Battiste ABC News

She was a New York focused, award-winning ABC News producer and reporter. She toured the globe for all ABC News television outlets, including “Good Morning America,” “World News Tonight,” “Nightline,” “20/20” and, to report breaking news and feature stories.

Battiste reported extensively on the case of Amanda Knox from Perugia, Italy, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 from Perth, Australia, on ABC News. She covered the shootings at the Newtown and Virginia Tech schools, the Charleston shooting at Mother Emanuel Church, the San Bernardino attack, the massacre at the Orlando nightclub, and the bombings in Brussels.

She also wrote on the presidential election in 2016, the visit of Pope Francis to the United States, the Ebola crisis, and Hurricane Sandy. In America, she studied radicalization, the rising cost of cancer medications, medical tourism, and school bullying.

After covering an Italian murder case for six years, she was the first journalist in the world to sit down for an interview with Amanda Knox.

In an hour-long special, “Murder Mystery: Amanda Knox Talks,” Battiste booked and produced Diane Sawyer’s ABC News exclusive interview with Knox. She co-produced other Diane Sawyer specials, including the shrinking middle class of America, and interviews with the youngest woman on death row and the courageous teacher of Newtown, Kaitlin Roig, just a few hours after Roig saved the lives of her first-grade students by saving her life.

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Battiste also co-produced several “20/20” specials and prison interviews, including the murder trial of Casey Anthony, the “Honeymoon Killer,” “Life of Deceit,” and “Black Widow.” In “20/20,” Battiste’s own investigation uncovered evidence that helped exonerate a law enforcement officer who was wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting his own children for twenty years in jail.

Nikki Battiste Salary

She did not disclose her exact salary, but the average salary for a CBS correspondent is around $121,000, according to sources. Her annual revenues are about 120000 dollars.

Nikki Battiste Net Worth

From her job as a reporter, she received an exceptional amount. Battiste has a net worth of 500 thousand dollars as of 2020. Throughout her career, Nikki has maintained an impressive amount of earnings. In the field of journalism, she is still involved and her revenue and net worth will also rise in the coming days.

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