Nick Russo

Nick Russo

Nick Russo joined the NBC12 First Alert Weather Team in October 2018. He won a regional Emmy award in 2020 for his role in NBC12’s coverage of flash flooding in metro Richmond.

Nick previously worked as a weather forecaster for NBC25/FOX66 in Flint, Michigan, WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, West Virginia, and KMID-TV in Midland, Texas.

He grew up south of Boston, Massachusetts and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Television Studies with a concentration in Broadcast News and a minor in Atmospheric Science from Lyndon State College (now known as Vermont State University - Lyndon) in Lyndonville, Vermont. He graduated cum laude.

Nick knew he wanted to forecast the weather ever since 5th grade when he was fascinated by snowstorms, thunderstorms, and hurricanes. A dog lover, Nick adopted his dog Rose from the Richmond SPCA in November 2019.

He loves spending time with his wife, exploring the outdoors, exercising, enjoying good food, and watching football. If you have any weather questions or restaurant recommendations, connect with Nick on social media!