Katie Nickas was born in San Antonio and began her journalism career as a reporter for Indiana AgriNews.
She covered corn and soybean farming and also wrote about fruits, vegetables and agronomy.
One of her best memories is interviewing Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN's Parts Unknown, with chef Eric Ripert in Indianapolis.
She relocated to San Antonio with her husband in 2013 and has written for the Rivard Report, the Alamo Heights Neighborhood News, Edible San Antonio, and Texas MD Monthly Magazine. In her spare time, she is a dancer with Urban-15.