Biography Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Nicki Jhabvala is a journalist. She is a writer for The Athletic, where she covers the Denver Broncos, an American football team.
Personal Life : Family and Education
- Nicki Jhabvala was born Nicole Marcelle Jhabvala on February 8, 1985, in Cary, North Carolina, to parents Jamasp ‘Jami’ Jhabvala and Martine Jhabvala.
- She has a younger sister, Kersie Jhabvala, and a brother, Jordan Jhabvala.
- Nicki grew up in North Carolina with her family and following her high school graduation she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2003 to 2007. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
- After growing up in Cary, North Carolina, and then studying in Raleigh, North Carolina, Nicki spent seven years living and working in New York City, where she had several jobs.
- Since 2015, Nicki has been living and working in Denver, Colorado, where she covers the Denver Broncos.
Work : Career Income, Salary & Net Worth
- After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nicki left her home state of North Carolina and moved to New York City in 2007.
- Nicki worked for Sports Illustrated as an editor and producer from 2007 until 2012.
- Following that, she was a senior producer for Sports on Earth from May 2012 until October 2012.
- Nicki then spent two years from 2012 until 2014 working as a senior staff editor for the prestigious publication The New York Times in New York City.
- In 2015, Nicki left New York City and relocated to Denver, Colorado, where she started working for The Denver Post as a lead NFL writer focusing on the Denver Broncos, Denver’s football team.
- Since 2018, Nicki has been working for The Athletic as a staff writer, dedicating her professional life fully to reporting daily coverage of the Denver Broncos. She frequently writes articles on the team’s ongoings and produces stories for various media.
- Nicki has a dog, a Goldendoodle called Joey. Joey is very present on Nicki’s social media.
- She never planned to go into sports journalism, but that changed after she took a course in sports journalism taught by Tim Crothers, a writer working with Sports Illustrated. She credits Crothers’ teaching with making her passionate about sports writing.
- Other Sports Illustrated writers that she admires are Jack McCallum and Lee Jenkins.
- When Nicki interviews the Broncos players, she likes to focus on them as people as well as on them as athletes.
- Nicki’s sister Kersie is a competitive cross country runner. Her brother Jordan is a basketball player.
- While working at The Denver Post, she was one of the three-beat reporters covering the Denver Broncos.
- Nicki’s Facebook profile photo is a shot of LeBron James picking his nose. She has stated she loves that image because of its silliness matching her sense of humor.
- She is very close to her family and frequently travels back to North Carolina to spend time with them.