Nathan is a midwestern native and grew up in Folletts, IA, which is between the Quad Cities and Clinton, IA. As a youngster, he enjoyed taking trips with this family, exploring different parts of the country and spending time with his extended family.
At an early age, Nathan recognized that he seemed to have a talent for news and felt it was a good fit for him. He graduated with a BA in Communications from the University of Northern Iowa. Before coming to Channel 8 KLKN-TV, he served as a photographer in Waterloo, IA, and a weekend anchor in Abilene, TX.
“I believe journalists at every level have a responsibility to bring accurate information to the public. I make it my personal mission each morning to make sure what I’m saying is truthful and unbiased. That’s what people deserve…,” Nathan says about his role as a news reporter with Channel 8 Eyewitness News.
He is an avid NASCAR fan and enjoys building and painting model race cars. He also likes to experiment in the kitchen and is a Titanic history buff. He often spends time at home relaxing with a Beatles LP or two. He also admits that he doesn’t get to fish as often as he wants.