Nicole DeCosta

Nicole DeCosta’s “6 Things This Weekend” segment on KOIN and Portland’s CW provides her polished pep to inspire you to get-out-and-go and explore Portland each weekend.

DeCosta is also the host of Portland’s CW — sharing celebrity interviews, lifestyle coverage and highlighting Northwest businesses.

Winner of more than 35 state and national journalism awards, DeCosta considers storytelling for a living a privilege.

DeCosta also shares her enthusiasm for the entertainment industry when conducting red carpet interviews and emceeing events. A Portland native, DeCosta earned her bachelor’s of science degree from Oregon State University and was previously a newspaper editor and hosted a weekly radio segment in Portland to share local events.

She is also a singer/songwriter and has released two albums. In her spare time, you’ll catch her dancing in the front row at a concert, planning her next travel adventure, raising money for charity, sipping an iced tea and reading, trying to solve true crime stories on TV, designing her lifestyle brand Nic&Amy and running around with her 7-pound Chihuahua mix, Bella.

Follow her on Instagram at @n_deco or on Facebook at @NicoleDeCostaTVHost and at And share your Portland events, business news and entertainment story ideas at

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