Hans Nichols is a correspondent for NBC News based in the network’s Washington bureau. In his role, Nichols covers national breaking news and political stories across all NBC News and MSNBC platforms.
He joined the network in 2016 where he covered the Pentagon and reported on the war in Afghanistan, the fight against ISIS and the ambush of American soldiers in Niger.
Prior to joining NBC News, Nichols served as both a White House correspondent and international correspondent, based in Berlin, for Bloomberg News.
Nichols graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University and received a master’s degree in political theory from the London School of Economics and a law degree from George Washington University. He was a Fulbright scholar in international justice in Sierra Leone in 2005-2006.
He lives in the Washington area with his wife and their 3 children.