Who we are

We are a weekly television show that seeks to connect the Tallahassee community through meaningful conversations with host, Nicole Everett.

About the Show

On March 2, 2016, Conversations with Nicole (CWN) was launched by Nicole with the help of her friend and CWN producer, Gerald Tookes, at Nefetari’s Fine Cuisine & Spirits in Tallahassee, Florida. The weekly video blog show featured a variety of guests sharing information about initiatives and projects important to them as well as giving a bit of personal history about themselves. CWN Season 1 ran from March 2 to August 10, 2016 and contains 24 episodes.

On October 13, 2016, CWN expanded to television allowing for the broadening in the shows programming. Season 2 broadcasted for 10 weeks on Tallahassee’s local FOX television affiliate and featured a main segment and 3 mini-segments covering education, entertainment and health.

CWN Season 3 ran from February to May 2017 on FOX Tallahassee weekly on Thursday’s at 11:30am. The show shifted focus to highlight topics on father hunger/fatherlessness, women in prison, women in construction, community gardens, the importance of breastfeeding, fibroid tumors and financial empowerment. All of the episodes from seasons 1-3 may be found on CWN’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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Our Team

Nicole Everett

Founder & Host

Gerald Tookes

Senior Producer

About the Host

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Nicole Everett, a native of Miami, Florida, is an alumnus of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with undergraduate degrees in both Business Administration and Business Economics. She has served in the affordable housing arena for almost 20 years and volunteers with several community organizations and initiatives located in the Big Bend area. Nicole believes in the support of local businesses and artists. She is working towards becoming a major philanthropist with the hopes of funding art, housing and children initiatives.

About the Producer


Gerald “GT” Tookes, has over 30 years experience with media and technology having produced 3 television shows (The Real Estate Weekend Showcase, Ageless In America and currently Conversations With Nicole) and developed database programs for broadcast radio and nonprofit agencies. 

Gerald has always had a passion for the visual and is now enjoying his role as a producer/director, videographer, editor and certified FAA Remote Pilot.