Nelson Hicks

Nelson Hicks is the Nelson in Nelson's News on wsbtv.com. Nelson's News covers the odd, entertaining and unique events happening in and around Atlanta. Nelson came to WSB-TV in 1999 as a weekend news editor. Three months later, he moved to the sports department where he was named the weekend sports producer and eventually, the weekday sports producer. In 2007, Nelson became the station's first Internet reporter/photographer. He currently covers stories across Georgia that appear exclusively on wsbtv.com and AccessAtlanta.com. Nelson has covered numerous concerts, sporting events, feature stories and a wide variety of entertainment stories. He has visited Ann's Snack Bar for a ghetto burger, gone hang gliding in Lookout Mountain, attended Dukesfest, driven a microcar in Madison, toured the Elvis Museum in Cornelia, flew in a Blackhawk with the Atlanta Falcons and interviewed Ludacris, Nikki Taylor, John Travolta, Peyton Manning, the Junkman Artist and a 106-year-old bowler, to name a few. Nelson worked for WGXA-TV in Macon and for a cable TV news operation in the Atlanta area prior to joining WSB-TV.

Latest from Nelson Hicks

Celebrity cars, $300k vehicles, movie cars on Atlanta Auto Show

9:14 PM Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

How many people could Jimmy Kimmel fit in his first car? What was the hot car at the 1983 Atlanta Auto Show? Did you know that the feature car in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" wasn't actually a Ferrari?  WATCH: The Atlanta Auto Show Saturday at 5:30 p.m. on WSB-TV The Atlanta Auto Show returns to the Georgia World Congress...
Go behind the scenes at Netherworld, 1 of America's top haunts
 Chainsaws, soul eaters, toxic foam -- it's just another October night at one of the country's top haunted attractions, Netherworld in Norcross. This year marks the 20th year of haunts, terrifying screams and fear at Netherworld. "We have so much crazy new stuff," co-owner and creator Ben Armstrong said. "We've got...

10:46 AM Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

Chainsaws, soul eaters, toxic foam -- it's just another October night at one of the country's top haunted attractions, Netherworld in Norcross. This year marks the 20th year of haunts, terrifying screams and fear at Netherworld. "We have so much crazy new stuff," co-owner and creator Ben Armstrong said. "We've got...
Netherworld
This is the 19th year of Netherworld. How many of the haunts do you remember?

5:15 PM Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

This is the 19th year of Netherworld. How many of the haunts do you remember?
Fright Fest at Six Flags
Here are some photos from Fright Fest at Six Flags.

1:19 PM Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Here are some photos from Fright Fest at Six Flags.