Natalie Nyhus joined the WCCO-TV team in January of 2011. She reports traffic, entertainment, health and lifestyle during WCCO This Morning.
Natalie is a Minnesota native (east side) who studied broadcast journalism, print journalism and theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. She’s happy to work in her hometown and keeps her ear to the streets for the latest in Minnesota arts, entertainment and nightlife. Despite the early hours of the morning show (and she still insists she is not a morning person), she’s able to keep her finger on the pulse of the Twin Cities.
In addition to mornings with WCCO, you may see her sports reporting on Fox Sports North and Big Ten Network where she got her start on air. Prior to WCCO, she was on court with the Minnesota Timberwolves for five seasons as a fan and their in-arena host. She also worked with Hollywood 411 out of Los Angeles, hosted an arts and entertainment talk radio show on MyTalk 107.1 FM and covered nightlife at The CW Twin Cities.
Natalie loves talking music, pop culture, dining and fashion with viewers on Facebook and Twitter. You can find her at: facebook.com/natalienyhus and twitter.com/NatalieNyhus. For her latest fashion, cooking and home inspirations, connect with her on Pinterest at pinterest.com/NatalieNyhus.
Please share your story ideas and Minnesota happenings with her at email@example.com. Or just drop her a note. She loves saying hi.
Most weeks, the WCCO Morning Show starts off the work week with some tips for keeping your body fit. But what about maintaining your financial health? For this week’s Get Movin’ Monday segment, Natalie Nyhus talked with money-saving expert Carrie Rocha to see how she is saving money by writing lists.
Lady Gaga is bringing her artRAVE tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20, and as is the practice of a good host, she will be receiving gifts. It’s a tradition the Xcel does with all acts. In the past they have given Gaga shoes and Minnesota-made clothing.
All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is touring the Twin Cities in their Suburban Spotlight. On Thursday, Natalie Nyhus headed east. Though she said she’s originally from the eastern suburbs, she had never heard of Grant before.
As the weather (very slowly) changes from winter to summer, many are transitioning from boots to lighter shoes. Or at least thinking about changing over to lighter shoes. People are starting to jog and run more, and they’re breaking out the flip-flops for day-to-day wear.
Coconut is the hot commodity at the Eastside Co-Op in northeast Minneapolis. People cook with it, melt it over popcorn, and use it as a moisturizer, but the most unusual thing they do with it, is swish it. Fifteen minutes a day, five days a week.
This week we’re taking a look at the University of Minnesota Children’s hospital and all of the things that make it stand out. Hospital visits for kids are most likely not a welcomed thing, but there are people on staff dedicated to making their stay easier to do and understand.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. It’s the first weekend in May, and you can celebrate with a couple of parades and superheroes.
Vitamin B12 shots have become something of a celebrity fad, with proponents claiming the supplement boosts energy levels, reduces stress and help with weight loss. Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Lindsay Lohan and Katy Perry all reportedly get them.
Every Monday, the WCCO Morning Show helps you kick off your work week on a healthful note. For this week’s Get Movin’ Monday, we want you to shun those numbers on the scale. Chris Clark of Tiger Athletics says it’s more important to track your body composition, and not put so much stock into how much you weigh.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. This weekend you can eat and drink local, take a horse or pony ride, or get in your first farmer’s market visit for the season.
The professional soccer season is about to fire up in Minnesota, as the Minnesota United is opening its season this Saturday. Minnesota’s pro soccer team will be back on their home field for what already looks like a promising season.
Can you feel it? Allergy season is here, which means you’re likely to hear a lot more sneezing outside in the Twin Cities. We want you to breathe easy in the coming months, so we sought out an allergist to educate us on what we are doing right and wrong when it comes to allergies.
It’s nearly the weekend, and now’s the time to figure out your entertainment plans. Many kids will be on the hunt for eggs, while other folks can run the sweetest race in town. And it’s also your last chance to hit up a film festival.
More than 200 artists from around the country will be in St. Paul this weekend as the American Craft Council Show returns to the RiverCentre. But there’s something new this year: beer. The American Craft Council is showing how brewers are making art through their beer.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. This weekend you can go on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind antique find, take in a St. Paul concert or watch pastry chefs do battle with honey.