Nomin is a Kansas News Service reporting fellow at KCUR.
Prior to joining the news service, Nomin produced All Things Considered at WNYC in New York City and was a host, producer and reporter at KGOU in Norman, Oklahoma. She has an MA from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, where she focused on urban reporting, radio and photography. She also has a BA from Rutgers University. Nomin was a Knight CUNYJ fellow in 2015, and an AIR New Voice fellow in 2017.
In her spare time, Nomin lifts weights, plays video games and tries to contain her bad New Jersey attitude.
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