Nia Harden

Nia Harden

WRAL reporter

Professional Experience:

2019 to present: Reporter, WRAL-TV; 2017 to 2019: Reporter, WXYZ-TV,Detroit, MI; 2014 to 2017: Reporter, KWTX-TV, Waco, TX; 2012 to 2014: Department of Defense Broadcast Liaison, Seoul, South Korea; 2011: Reporter, KEPR-TV, Pasco, WA

Awards & Recognition:

2017-Texas Association of Broadcasters 1st place award for spot news coverage

2016- Texas Association of School Boards Media Honor Roll Award

2016- Texas Association of Broadcasters Honorable Mention

2015- Texas Association of School Boards Media Honor Roll Award

News Philosophy:

“You don't have to be somebody different to be important. You're important in your own right.” -Michelle Obama


B.A., Mass Communication, Virginia Union University, 2011

M.S., International Relations, Troy University, currently enrolled


Seattle, Washington


Married with two great kids and a dog.

Favorite Books & Movies:

Favorite Book: The Bible. My favorite scripture is Jeremiah 29:11

Favorite Movie: Shallow Hal

Likes Best About North Carolina:

I love the weather and the southern hospitality!

Most Memorable Assignments:

Aretha Franklin tribute