Author | Researcher | Speaker | Producer | Award-Winning Radio Host

Nicole Strickland

Hello! Welcome to the official website of Nicole Strickland, one of the leading paranormal researchers on the West Coast.  Nicole is the founder/director of the well-respected San Diego Paranormal Research Society and has been featured in numerous media outlets.  In addition to her speaking and writing projects, she co-hosts the long-running Haunted Voices Radio with Todd Bates and also hosts the Afterlife Chronicles, which was recently selected by Feedspot as one of the top programs on the afterlife.

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Nicole is a highly respected researcher, host, and speaker in the field of paranormal research.  

Blending her love of history, paranormal studies and writing, Nicole has written several books.

Nicole is known nationally and internationally for her research of the iconic RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.  With her passion, knowledge and unique ability to tell stories, Nicole is continually invited to speak at conferences, business events and libraries. She has offered compelling presentations at some of the best-known conventions, such as the Oregon Ghost Conference, Port Gamble Ghost Conference, Troy Taylor’s Haunted America Conference, Maritime Ghost Conference of San Diego, Preston Castle Benefit Paracon, Ghost Fest IV aboard the Queen Mary, Strange Escapes, USS Hornet History and Mystery event, among others.  

Radio Appearances


Nicole has been featured on numerous radio shows and podcasts. Below is a list of some of her appearances. She co-hosts “Haunted Voices Radio” with Todd Bates on Friday nights at 10c/11e.  Her own radio show, “The Afterlife Chronicles” airs Thursday nights at 8c/9e and was selected by Feedspot as one of the top 25 programs on the afterlife in 2021 and 2022.


  • Ghost Chat Radio with Jason Stanton and Jodie Smith
  • Angels of Light Radio with Chad Stambaugh  
  • Arcane Radio with Lon Strickler and Sean Forker  (Recurring Guest)
  • The Chat Room with Antonio Wolfpaw Ortiz 
  • Paranormal Connections with Christina George
  • San Diego’s ROCK 105.3 FM KIOZ  
  • Spaced Out Radio with Dave Scott (Recurring Guest)
  • Beyond the Veil with Scott Haire
  • A Gang of Girls 
  • Real Paranormal Activity with Aaron Hunter
  • Paranormal Underground Radio (Two episodes)  
  • Undiscovered Beasts and Strange Phenomena
  • Shadows on the Wall Paranormal Radio 
  • XZONE Radio / TV Show with Rob McConnell  (Recurring Guest)
  • KPRAISE 106.1 FM North County San Diego
  • Radio Wasteland
  • Darkness Radio with Tim Dennis
  • Paranormal Crossings – Into the Light 
  • iRumorMill podcast
  • The Afterlife Chronicles with Nicole Strickland (host)
  • Realm of Darkness
  • Red, White, and Brews
  • Rogue Ways
  • Twilight Tonic Paranormal Podcast
  • Paranormal Perception Halloween Special 2022



Local TV Appearances

  • San Diego Living
  • KPBS Evening Edition
  • Good Morning San Diego
  • Channel 8 Evening News
  • Fresno, California’s “Paranormal Journeys”
National TV Appearances

  • My Ghost Story: Caught on Camera (William-Heath Davis House – San Diego)
  • Travel Channel’s Ghost Stories (Linda Vista Hospital – Los Angeles)
  • Travel Channel’s Famously Afraid (interviewed for RMS Queen Mary)
Television Consulting
  • Nicole provided historical background of the RMS Queen Mary for Jack Osbourne’s Night of Terror

Documentaries & Film

Doc's & Film

  • Ghosts Across America II
  • Night Stalkers: Southern California Paranormal Investigators
  • All Around Us – Inside the Life of Psychic Medium Seth Michael

A Sampling of Radio Webcasts and Shows

Print Interview Features

Paranormal-Revelations: Communication with Jackie aboard the RMS Queen Mary.

San Diego City Beat: SDPRS on Paranormal Protocol by Kinsee Morlan, journalist for San Diego City Beat News paper

The Sun: Paranormal Vibrations Located at Rancho Buena Vista Adobe by Harvey M. Kahn

Mission Valley News The Ghost Whisperers

Coast News Inland Edition The Rancho Buena Vista Adobe Hosts Paranormal Investigations

Paranormal Oddities with Nicole Strickland Mesa Press 

Can Data Prove Ghosts Are Among Us? Written by Curt Hopkins  

Haunting History of the Queen Mary The Julian News

The Roles of a Paranormal Researcher  The Julian News

San Diego Voyager Magazine – Meet Nicole Strickland of San Diego Paranormal Research Society (SDPRS)

San Diego Union Tribune Stories Spark Ghostly Probe at AVO: Paranormal Researchers Investigate AVO Playhouse by Pam Kragen

San Diego Union Tribune  Ghost Hunters Giving Tours of RBV Adobe

San Diego Union Tribune North County’s Most Haunted

San Diego Union Tribune Ghostly High Season Kicks off at Haunted Adobe in Vista

The Sage News – Haunted Places in San Diego to Come Visit