Nick Ciccone is a freelance writer, journalist and photographer based in New York. He has been published in Long Island Press, the Valley Stream Herald and Newsday. His photography has also appeared in Forbes. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Film Studies and English in 2014 from Hofstra University.

Nick created the podcast In the Field, a narrative series chronicling six journalists’ hustle to keep up with the industry. He launched the podcast in October 2017, handled all of the audio production, and built an audience of about 1,000 unique listeners on iTunes.

He worked as a reporter and editor for Herald Community Newspapers from 2015 to 2018, developing coverage strategies and managing the editorial calendar for both print and the web. There, he produced and assigned original reporting on daily/weekly deadlines. He was a general news writer covering politics and trending news at Elite Daily, a site for millennials that reaches 20 million monthly readers, from March to July 2018.

Nick is also an animal lover and an amateur gardener. He has written film reviews and covered events for, and is slated to have a veteran profile placed in VFW Magazine’s August 2018 issue.


“If you listen carefully, people explain to you what it is that they need.” — Rick Rubin