Nick Hill


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Nick is glad to be serving his home community as a reporter! Born right here in Chattanooga, Nick is a graduate of Hixson High School, then went to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee. While there, he marched in the Pride of the Southland Marching Band and worked in radio at UT’s college radio station, eventually becoming co-sports director. He then came back home and joined the News 12 team in March 2022 as a producer for News 12 This Morning. He is excited to tell the stories of the Tennessee Valley!

When not at work, Nick enjoys podcasting, reading, and traveling. Feel free to get in touch with Nick at if you have a great story idea!


Jason Chen hearing pushed back to Friday

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The man suspected of killing 22 year old Jasmine Pace had his first preliminary hearing today. 22 year old Jason Chen is charged with murder. According to investigators, Chen had a relationship with Pace. Her remains were recovered…

Police Involved Shooting Leaves Two Injured

  CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- Two people are injured after a shooting in Chattanooga Saturday afternoon. Chattanooga Police say they responded to the 2000 block of Cooley Street where they received a report of a disorder with a weapon shortly before…

Avoiding Holiday Text Scams

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)-With inflation and other economic pressures ongoing, shoppers will be looking to save every penny possible on holiday shopping this year. (more…)