Nick joins WPHL 17 as a morning anchor. He comes to Philadelphia from Cleveland, Ohio where he spent four years as an anchor and reporter.

He is happy to be back in the Northeast and closer to family in New England and Washington DC. Nick is calling South Philly home and lives near Bella Vista and Center City. He can’t wait to experience all that Philadelphia has to offer with its historical, sports and food scenes.

Nick was born on Edwards Air Force Base in California and grew up a military brat, even spending seven years in Germany. After his father retired in New England, Nick attended high school and college in New Hampshire and earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire.

Earlier in his career Nick worked in Central PA as a sports director covering Penn State and area high schools for four years and also worked in Maine, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.

In his spare time, he loves to play golf, travel and spend time with his girlfriend Lisa and Lilijana their new baby girl.

Recent Articles
  • Philly Feeds Foley: South Street Souvlaki

    Authentic Greek cuisine has been a staple on South Street for nearly 50 years and Tom Vasiliades wouldn’t have it any other way. “A lot of the recipes go back 100 years I guess,” said Vasiliades. “Handed down from families and this and that.” Vasilades opened South Street Souvlaki with the hopes of sharing tasty options with his customers but adds his restaurant has now become a haven for gathering and friendships. “I love people and I love to cook […]

  • Philly Feeds Foley: UDairy Creamery

    Fresh ice cream tends to gather a crowd and the University of Delaware Creamery is constantly coming up with brand new recipes that are doing just that. On any given day, the UDairy Creamery has 36 flavors of ice cream to choose from and now even feature Colby and Gouda cheese. The best part about the creamery however, is that it is completely operated by the students in the agriculture program. From the creation of new flavors to production, students […]

  • Philly Feeds Foley: DaddyPops

    DaddyPops in Hatboro,  PA is the epitome of nostalgia. Whether it’s the vintage record playing jukebox or the antique cash register, yester year surrounds you when you stop in for a bite to eat. Ken Smith has owned the diner since 1987 and the atmosphere is an ode to the past and his customers. “Primarily we`re a hometown diner,” added Smith. “We have our steady customers seven days a week.” DaddyPops was also featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins […]

  • Philly Feeds Foley: South Philly Barbacoa

    South Philly Barbacoa on 9th Street is the true definition of authentic cuisine. From using nothing but fresh ingredients and a cooking method that dates back centuries, the Mexican restaurant has developed a devout following. “Everything has to be fresh,” said South Philly Barbacoa Chef Jhonny Maldonado. “Freshness holds the flavor. Everything is just going to be way much better than anything that’s frozen.” The restaurant offers traditional pancita, pork and veggie tacos, in addition to several unique items inspired by […]

  • Philly Feeds Foley: Elsie’s Pickle Sandwich

    Elsie’s in Haddon Township, New Jersey loves their pickles. In fact, the restaurant and shop serves its sandwiches on nothing but pickles. “They’re huge,” said Elsie’s owner Katherine Cohen. “They’re not your average deli pickle for sure.” For more than 20 years, Cohen’s family operated Elsie’s in Linwood, New Jersey but recently relocated the shop to Haddon Township. The pickle sandwich began as a way to provide a healthier option for Cohen’s mother but it quickly evolved into the focal […]

  • PHL 17’s Nick Foley Tries His First Cheesesteak

    Steve’s Prince of Steaks visited PHL17’s studio to cook up a special cheesesteak for our Nick Foley. Nick had his choice of cheese for his first one… and of course, he had to go with the whiz. His review after the first bite: “Mmm mmm!” For more information about Steve’s Prince of Steaks, click here.

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