Nicole Blanchard is an associate editor with the FierceTelecom group. Nicole is based in Denver and joined FierceMarkets in June 2015 after an internship with Denver's city mag, <italics>5280</italics>. Nicole is a recent graduate of Northwestern University and a newcomer to the telecom industry. When she’s not brushing up on industry lingo, she’s fawning over her new puppy, Chunk, exploring the Rockies and testing the limits of how much coffee one human can ingest. She can be reached at [email protected], or follow her on Twitter @NMBlanchard.