Nia Watson


Weekend Anchor & Reporter | Beats: Airport, Muslim Communities, Black Communities

Nia Watson joined the ABC 10News team in July 2021. Nia is from Stone Mountain, Georgia. She graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia, with a B.A. in Digital and Broadcast Journalism. While writing for a university magazine at UGA, Nia found her passion for telling stories and interviewing people.

After graduation, Nia took her passion for storytelling overseas on a month-long Travel Journalism program in Prague, Czech Republic. There, she produced two in-depth digital stories on local Czech culture, "The Alternative Face of Prague" and "Graffiti in Prague: From Art to Vandalism."

Before joining ABC 10News, Nia was a reporter in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she covered a wide range of topics, from politics to breaking news.

Here in San Diego, Nia specializes in stories related to the San Diego Airport and Black and Muslim communities. As a Black woman, Nia takes pride in telling stories impacting communities of color and knows the value of representation. She provides comprehensive coverage through building connections with people in these communities and the organizations that serve them.

If you have any stories related to the San Diego Airport or Black or Muslim communities, feel free to reach out through her email

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