Nicole Etheridge works for CNN based in the network’s world headquarters Atlanta, Georgia. As part of the CNN HR team, she provides strategic advice on a variety of employment matters.
Prior to CNN, she spent 10 years as an International Human Resources Business Partner with CARE. In this role, she partnered with employees in Africa and the Middle East. This experiencegave her a deep appreciation for how nonprofits seek to improve the quality of life one program at a time.
Nicole graduated cum laude from Grambling State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
A Cape Verdean from Rhode Island, she currently resides in Atlanta with her husband, James Jr. and their son, James III. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, volunteering with youth sports, mentoring young girls, and traveling.