Nick Stoico is a general assignment reporter on the breaking news and night desks. He joined the Globe in 2020, after working for about five years at the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire. At the Globe, Nick has reported on some of the most pressing and challenging issues, including the COVID-19 pandemic. His assignments have taken him to crime scenes, community protests, to court rooms and city halls. During his time at the Concord Monitor, Nick worked on the news and sports desks. As a reporter, he covered local government, crime and courts, business and the environment. On the sports beat, he covered college hockey, including Hockey East and NCAA tournaments. He also covered NASCAR and local auto racing. On the production side, Nick worked as a copy editor, photographer, and page designer. He studied journalism and political science at the University of New Hampshire, where he served as editor of the student newspaper. He got his first professional bylines as a news and sports stringer for Foster’s Daily Democrat in Dover.