Nicole DiDonato is the weekday morning reporter for FOX 17 Morning News.
Not being a fan of sleep, she feels no other shift fits her lifestyle better and actually enjoys waking up in the middle of the night; she gets to see some of the most gorgeous sunrises!
She loves the early shift because it is unique; you hit the ground running as soon as you walk in the door.
Plus, it allows Nicole to interact with viewers more as she delivers up to eight live reports during the four-hour morning show!

Nicole grew up in Metro Detroit and has been in the business for a decade, beginning as a writer at WXYZ in Detroit, before making stops in Alpena and Evansville, Indiana.

Nicole enjoys weight lifting and competes in bodybuilding competitions.
Besides sleep, Nicole also hates staying indoors.
When she’s not working or at the gym, you’ll find her enjoying West Michigan’s coast line during the summer.

Recent Articles
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    Wow the crowd with these holiday appetizers

    MUSKEGON, Mich.– Muskegon-area chef, Jamie Paquin, shows us how to create time-saving and portable appetizers for your guests this holiday season.

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    Harbor Humane Society hosts pictures with Santa & Paw-Ball Masquerade

    WEST OLIVE, Mich.– Harbor Humane Society is holding holiday-themed events for you and your pet. Beginning November 28th and running every Saturday until Christmas, your pet can get its picture taken with the man in red. Santa Paws Pet Picture with Santa is at Shelby’s Place, located at 12360 Felch Street in Holland. The time is from 12pm-4pm. There is a minimum $5 donation. Call (616) 392-6050 for more information. Saturday, December 5th is a Chip and Clip event where […]

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    Ceremonies across West Michigan to celebrate Michigan Adoption Day

    LANSING, Mich.– It’s become a holiday tradition, helping children in the foster system find homes and families they can feel proud to be part of. November is National Adoption Awareness Month, with November 24th named Michigan Adoption Day. Adoption celebrations will be going on across the state to raise awareness of the needs of foster children and educate people on the benefits of adoption. According to the Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange, each year, more than 3,000 children in Michigan are […]

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    Sweet potatoes & spices to enhance turkey chili

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Chef Len of American Char Q and Cone shows us how to put a spin on traditional turkey chili.    

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    Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Grandville

    GRANDVILLE, Mich.– A new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant will soon be opening in Grandville. It’ll be located at 3935 28th Street SE. The restaurant is now offering its holiday product lineup and a special holiday offer for its Grand Rapids locations.    

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    Staying positive during a stressful holiday season

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– The holidays can double as being the most wonderful, yet stressful time of the year. Business and life coach Kathi Jo DeYoung of Ignite Me discusses ways people can release the pressures of the holidays and life in healthy ways. To help alleviate holiday pressures, there are three steps you can take each day to regain control and take charge: 1st – Look at the positive – There is always something to be grateful for. Finding little […]

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    Prep your car & home for winter with The Home Depot

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Unexpected winter storms can lead to costly damage for homeowners. Taking measures before the storm hits can help keep you safe and warm in extreme weather conditions. The Home Depot offers some important tips on how to prep your home and car before a winter storm, as well as ideas on how to make life easier after it hits.

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    Diocese of Grand Rapids celebrates 60 years of broadcasting live mass

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– It was one of the first Dioceses in the country to air a live, weekly mass. This year, the Diocese of Grand Rapids celebrates 60 years of its broadcast. It started as a 15 minute program discussing religious matters with Father Hugh Michael Beahan, in 1953. It was called called “Fifteen with Father.” Then in 1966, thanks to donations, the Cathedral of Saint Andrew was able to buy cameras and set up a control room to begin […]

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    Pictures with Santa & a Thanksgiving meal for Fido

    GRAND HAVEN, Mich.– There are several ways you can include your pet in this year’s holiday festivities. Must Love Dogs Boutique and Spa in Grand Haven is hosting pictures with Santa, as well as offering a variety of foods to create a Thanksgiving meal for your dog. Pictures with Santa will take place Wednesday, November 18th, from 6pm-8pm. The cost is $5 for photos to be emailed to you or $10 for email and 5×7 printed photo. You can receive […]