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Shaleeka Powell

Shaleeka Powell is a news reporter at NBC Nebraska News. Prior to moving to Nebraska, Shaleeka received her Master’s Degree in Journalism from USC. At the university, she was a reporter, anchor, and multimedia journalist for Annenberg TV News and a host and correspondent for a live show on Trojan Vision, “Morning Brew.” Shaleeka was fortunate to spend a summer abroad in Cape Town, South Africa to work as a reporter/producer for a few local stations.

During her two years at USC, she also worked as a news associate for CBS News in Los Angeles, where she learned a lot about the news industry and developed a passion for breaking news.

Shaleeka received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from California State University Northridge, where she was a reporter for the Daily Sundial. At the university, she spent her junior year on exchange in Texas at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). At PVAMU, she was a contributor for The Panther.

Current Job Title

KSNB News Reporter

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Hastings, Nebraska, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

M.A./ Journalism

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