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Nicole DeCosta has earned more than 35 state and national journalism awards. You can usually find her typing way too fast and with a cup of tea on the desk and at least 30 windows open on her laptop.
From celebrity interviews — Jay Leno, Hanson, KISS, Dave Coulier, Amy Grant, etc. — to her compelling lifestyle pieces — medical treatments, home and lifestyle coverage and fashion finds — DeCosta is recognized for her storytelling abilities both as a newspaper editor and print journalist.
Her work has been featured in publications such as the Portland Tribune and The Oregonian — among two dozen others — and she has spoken at universities (including the University of Oregon) about her work as a features writer.
Topic of her first published article? Michael Jackson, "ow — he-he..."