Nicola works as a reporter for STV in Inverness. 

'I pinch myself every day because it’s a great job.’

‘After my HND a lot of my contemporaries went on to university but I didn’t because I just felt I needed to get into the world of work,’ she says.

‘Television had never been on my radar before. It wasn’t a burning ambition of mine. I wanted to be a journalist; I loved to write, and this took me into a whole other world.'