Nicole Rodriguez-Gasperov is an Emmy-nominated news reporter whose media talents have taken her across the country. She got her start on the airwaves at UCLA and never looked back, working as an anchor/reporter for ABC, NBC and CBS network affiliates throughout the West Coast. After having her first child, Nicole took a respite from her news career and moved back home to Manhattan Beach, CA to raise a family. Nicole returned to news as a freelance reporter for Fox-11 News in Los Angeles before starting a venture as a travel writer for JohnnyJet.com. Her creative nature has also led her to launch Manhattan Beach Surplus, a locally designed and handcrafted jewelry line.