Anchor and Reporter in Indianapolis, Indiana
Nicole Pence is an Emmy award-winning journalist living in Central Indiana.
Pence is currently the morning anchor at CBS4/WTTV in Indianapolis owned by Tribune Broadcasting. Pence started this role in August of 2015, launching the CBS4 Reads initiative and Nicole In Your Neighborhood weekly franchise series with Yelp Indy.
Pence most recently won a regional Emmy award from the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter for her reporting/anchoring series on David Letterman's retirement from CBS (June 2016).
Pence first joined Tribune (FOX59/CBS4) in June 2014 to help launch a brand new newscast, "FOX59 NewsPoint at 11PM."
RTNDA awarded FOX59 with an Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence in 2016. The NATAS Lower Great Lakes chapter nominated Pence for an Emmy award for her work as the broadcast anchor and co-executive producer of NewsPoint in April of 2015. In the first year, NewsPoint ranked 2nd (Nielson) at 11PM in the Indianapolis market. Pence was also named Most INfluential Social Media Dame in 2014.
Pence has also been heard on the nationally syndicated The Bob & Tom Show.
Before coming to CBS4/FOX59, Pence worked at WTHR, WLEX & Indiana's NewsCenter.
A midwestern girl, Pence grew up in Columbus, Indiana. She graduated Cum Laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana with a double major in Communication Arts & Sciences and Spanish and a minor in Political Science. She also earned her Master’s of Public Affairs (MPA) from Indiana University-Purdue University at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs Indianapolis with high honors. Pence is married and the mother of twin boys. She is expecting her third son in January of 2017.
Pence is involved with several Central Indiana organizations, including Make-A-Wish and Pacers Cares. Pence is an appointed member of the DePauw University Eugene S. Pulliam Center for Contemporary Media Advisory Board.