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
  • famfit

    Goal to get healthy in 2017? Let Family Fitness Centers help you

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– If getting healthier is one of your goals for the new year, let the personal training staff at Family Fitness Center on Alpine location help you get there. Personal Training Director Chad Curtis and personal trainer Keisha Johnson explain some of the best exercises and offer guidance on nutrition. Family Fitness Alpine is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It’s located at 1040 4 Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49544. Call them at […]

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    Tips to reduce stress & have meaningful holiday meals

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Ben Price from Ogo Initiative gives details on how we can reduce stress and make holiday meals more meaningful. Plus, a relish recipe to spice up your holiday meal.  

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    Elves will assemble hundreds of bikes to give to local neighborhood kids

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Hundreds of Santa’s Elves will be busy at his Grand Rapids area workshop putting together hundreds of bikes that will eventually go to kids in a local neighborhood. The local non-profit Elves and More West Michigan is hosting it’s annual Build Day, Saturday December 17th, from 9-10:30 am at Amway Headquarters, located at 7575 Fulton Street in Ada. They’ll put together 1,100 of the 1,400 bikes set to be given away by Christmas. They’re expecting more than […]

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    Ring in the holidays with the Embellish Handbell Ensemble

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– It’s a great way to ring in the holiday season. Embellish Handbell Ensemble is performing Tuesday, December 13th at 7:30 pm. It will be at Central Reformed Church, located at 10 College Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.

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    Vault Catering offers healthy meal delivery service

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Whether you’re just too busy to cook everyday, or are in need of some healthy meals, Vault Catering has the solution. The company started a food delivery service, using  locally grown, farm-to-table meals in convenient packaging. It’s called Life Fuel. Contact them online or at 616-454-3847.

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    Empire Beauty School hosts Father & Daughter Hair Care Event

    TWP, Mich.– Empire Beauty School is holding a special class for fathers and daughters, aimed at helping dads learn easy, everyday hairstyles they can do for their daughters. The Father and Daughter Hair Care Event is Monday, December 5th from 4pm to 6pm at any of their three locations: Empire Beauty School, 1735 4 Mile Road NE, Grand Rapids Empire Beauty School, 6091 Constitution Boulevard, Portage Empire Beauty School, 455 Standale Plaza NW, Grand Rapids Dads and daughters are encouraged […]

  • tgiving

    Health coach: Make sure the turkey is the only thing stuffed this Thanksgiving

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– The good news: the average Americans only gains one pound during the holidays. The bad news: they never really lose that pound once the holidays are over, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can be a stressful and overwhelming time of the year for those trying to watch what they eat. To make sure the turkey is the only thing stuffed this Thanksgiving, “Take Shape for Life” health coach, Karyn Harrison, offers simple and healthy […]

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    U.S. Marines commemorate 241 years

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– If you get the chance, make sure to wish a marine Happy Birthday as the U.S. Marine Corps celebrates 241 years of serving our nation on November 10th. A group of former marines gathered outside the US Marine Corps Reserve Center in Grand Rapids Thursday morning to celebrate with traditional birthday cake.  In ceremonial fashion, the oldest marine in the company cuts the cake and hands it off to the youngest marine; a sign of passing along […]

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    Biggby “coffee date” with Harbor Humane Society

    HOLLAND, Mich.– The Harbor Humane Society is teaming up with Holland area Biggby Coffee locations for coffee dates. Every Wednesday at noon, the shelter will bring an adoptable cat or dog to one of three Biggby locations in Holland for visitors to meet. In addition to the coffee dates, Biggby will donate the cost of a Harbor Biggby Latte to the animal shelter.