Nikki Carter Henderson, is a proud native of Shreveport, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Loyola College Prep and the Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University.
Nikki is currently the Digital Media Reporter/Producer for NBC 6. She is thrilled to be back in her hometown and her top priority is to keep you informed by posting the latest news and video to arklatexhomepage.com and the KTAL Facebook page. From time to time you can also see Nikki on-air covering news stories in the community she grew up in.
After graduating from TCU, Nikki remained in Texas where she worked as a diligent and deadline-tested journalist writing and reporting compelling stories in several television markets including Waco, Austin and Dallas. Before joining KTAL NBC 6 in November 2012, Nikki was a writer for FOX News Channel at the Dallas Bureau. While in Austin and Waco she was a health reporter and produced the noon, 5, 6, & 10 p.m. newscasts at KWTX, KCEN and KTBC.
The 2004 Presidential Election and the Yogurt Shop Murder trial were among the major events Nikki covered while in Austin. She also won the Telly and Davey awards for writing outstanding medical stories for the nationally syndicated talk show “Your Health”. Nikki is married to Dr. Marlon Henderson and they have an adorable son Max. She enjoys Zumba, shopping at Whole Foods and learning about different cultures.
The things Nikki loves most about her state are the kind-hearted people, Jazz music, Mardi Gras and the New Orleans Saints. Nikki is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a volunteer with the Shreveport Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
If you have any news stories or events you would like Nikki to know about send her an email firstname.lastname@example.org and she will make sure your information gets posted on our website and Facebook page.