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
  • Comedian Lachlan Patterson performs at Dr. Grins

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– He’s seen a lot of success since finishing as runner-up on  “Last Comic Standing.” Lachlan Patterson stops by Dr. Grins this weekend for a series of shows.

  • Muskegon Bike Time Patriot Ride to support survivors of domestic and sexual abuse

    MUSKEGON, MI– Muskegon Bike Time kicks off this weekend, July 19th through the 22nd, and nearly 200 bikers are expected to gather for the annual Patriot Ride. The special ride aims to increase awareness and raise funds for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. The Patriot Ride is Sunday, July 22nd. It begins and ends at Hot Rod Harley-Davidson. Registration begins at 10:00 AM, with the ride leaving at 11:00 AM. A donation of $10 is suggested for each rider. Proceeds […]

  • How to keep video gaming under control

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Playing video games is common among kids, teens and some adults. So much so, the World Health Organization recently named Gaming Disorder as a mental health condition. A behavior specialist we talked to reassures that not all video games are bad. But, there are some pretty clear signs as to when it can take over one’s life. If you have access to a TV, computer, or cell phone, you have access to video games. “I think gaming […]

  • Reserve your spot to Drag Brunch GR

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Make your brunch unique by reserving your spot at the Drag Brunch. Take advantage of some delicious food, mimosas and great entertainment. For a list of brunches and to buy tickets, click here.    

  • Gender pay gap among highest in one West Michigan area, study claims

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A new study claims one West Michigan area may have the biggest gender pay gaps in the United States. The study found that the Grand Rapids/ Wyoming metro area ranks fifth in the top 10 metro areas with the biggest pay gap. Regardless of the profession, women working in this area make less than 65% of men’s earnings.    

  • Movies on Deck kicks off June 8th in Muskegon

    MUSKEGON, Mich.– Watch some of your favorite movies in a unique venue, aboard the USS LST 393. “Movies on Deck” begins Friday, June 8th.

  • A lesson in finance for recent graduates

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– Financial professional Tom Jacobs, of Jacobs Financial Services, shares valuable tips to help graduates take control of their finances and reduce dependence on mom and dad.

  • 2nd Annual MidwestFest takes over downtown Decatur

    DECATUR, Mich.– The 2nd annual 2018 MidwestFest is bigger and better this year. It’s planned for Saturday, June 2, located on the street in historic downtown Decatur. The event is hosted by Final Gravity Brewing.

  • Famous Calisthenics athlete coming to West Michigan

    KENTWOOD, Mich.– One of the world’s leading authorities on calisthenics and personal training is coming to West Michigan for a day-long seminar. Danny Kavadlo is known, globally, for his minimalist philosophy, feats of bodyweight strength and motivation. He’ll be at Quest Fitness Saturday June 9 from 8am-6pm. Sign up here. Quest Fitness is owned by Ray Shonk, Michigan’s only certified progressive calisthenics trainer.  He’s also the author of The Calisthenics Quest.