Nicola has been involved in community broadcasting since 1978 when she first went to air as a media student in Bathurst. She has worked in volunteer and paid positions at 2SER, 4ZZZ, 2SER and Radio Skid Row. She also worked for the National Ethnic Multicultural Broadcasters’s Council (NEMBC) and the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA). More recently she was the CEO of the Community Media Training Organisation (CMTO).
Nicola also worked at both SBS and the ABC in various roles including as a journalist, presenter, executive producer and station manager. Until recently, she was a member of the CBF’s Content Grants Advisory Committee.