Mary Nickles with KUTV News: Anchor, Mom, Coach, Cancer Survivor
Mary joined KUTV 2 News in 1991 as weekend anchor and reporter. She currently co-anchors the news weekdays on 2NEWS This Morning and 2NEWS at Noon. Mary is KUTV'S Check Your Health spokesperson, hosts the Workouts on the Web, writes a health blog, and has won an Emmy for her in-depth reporting for the station.
Mary grew up in Renton, Washington with her eight brothers and sisters. Her 93 year old dad is a retired telephone man, and her mother, who died of colon cancer 23 years ago, was a state legislator and advocate for children. Mary majored in English at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho, where she attended on a volleyball scholarship.
Mary is very active in our community as a mentor for young people and as an advocate for health and early detection. She helped with Image Reborn years before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She and her husband, Kent, live in the Salt Lake Area and are the empty-nester parents of twins, Zachary and MacKenzie.