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Jake Nicol is a national Emmy-nominated multimedia journalist and video producer based in Oakland, CA.
He is currently a staff video journalist with The Wall Street Journal in San Francisco and previously worked as a freelance video producer for National Geographic.
His work focuses primarily on national and international social issues, with an emphasis on public health, immigration, justice, and investigative reporting.
A San Francisco native, Jake helped start the Community Media Center of Marin, and ran the organization as Director of Operations, working as a media educator, project and facility manager, and producer.
His stories have appeared in various outlets including National Geographic, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, KQED Public Media, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Center for Investigative Reporting, The East Bay Express, and Oakland North.
Jake graduated from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where he explored new models to integrate web-based video documentary with community and global news.