Born and raised in Kansas City MO Nikki Vivas is a Designer Diva with an old soul. The young, vivacious woman is all about working hard and living life to the fullest! Nikki loves being “in the know” She studied Broadcast Journalism at the University of Missouri where she worked at 91.3 KBIA and graduated in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting & Interpersonal & Public Relations. Nikki’s career in media began at 18 years old in Kansas City. She got her start at KCHZ 95.7 The Vibe in 2006 and quickly climbed the ladder working on her voice and delivery.
While working in radio, Nikki got her start in television as the Host for KCWE Kansas City’s CW from 2012- 2015 and shortly after Nikki’s talents were recognized by KMBC 9 News and she was asked her to join the First News morning team. While she loved television, radio had her heart and it was time to go back.
Kansas City has watched Nikki grow from a young teenager developing her talent into a woman they trust and look to for fun, entertainment and staying up to date. By staying in this city and building strong relationships within the community, Nikki has made her mark on KC!
Aside from media, Nikki worked with the Missouri Mavericks Hockey team serving as Game Night Emcee and hosts events all over Kansas City! Nikki is known for empowering women & supporting positive body image in all women regardless of their body type. She works with various organizations like American Heart Association and Great Plains SPCA .
A big fan of live music, traveling and a good glass of Pinot. Her idea of perfection is Frank Sinatra on vinyl. Nikki loves her fur baby- a Frenchie named Frankie Blu, attending events and supporting her city!