Nikoleta Morales is an award-winning entertainment journalist and author. She won five awards in this year’s IWPA Mate E. Palmer Communications contest: first place in the reviews category, second place in personal essays, third place in the print-based newspaper category, and third place in the arts and entertainment category, as well as an honorable mention in the social media page category.

She was also nominated as this year’s IWPA representative in the National Federation of Press Women’s Communicator of Achievement contest. Nikoleta Morales has a book coming out in the fall, called “My Life is a Movie, You Don’t Want to Miss.”