Jacob Nicol

Jake Nicol is an Oakland-based video producer and multimedia journalist.

His work focuses primarily on social issues, with an emphasis on public health, politics, justice, and investigative reporting.

A San Francisco native, Jake helped start the Community Media Center of Marin, and ran the organization as Director of Operations, working as a media educator, project and facility manager, and producer.

His stories have appeared in various outlets including National Geographic, The San Francisco Chronicle, KQED Public Media, The Center for Investigative Reporting, The East Bay Express, and Oakland North.

Jake is pursuing a master’s degree at the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where he is exploring new models to integrate web-based video documentary with community and global news.