photo by Matthew Masin

Nickolai Hammar is a news assistant at NPR Music, where he helps shoot, edit and curate video and photo content. He is currently based out of Brooklyn, NY.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nickolai has traveled to India (2012), Brazil (2012) and the Dominican Republic (2013) to produce multimedia pieces. He was the video editor for the 2014 depth report project, Native Daughters.

He was the video editor at the nonprofit website Hear Nebraska, as well as video chief and staff photographer at The Daily Nebraskan.