Media specialist Christina Nicholson, owner of PR firm Media Maven and blog Mascara Maven, joined host Nicole Rodrigues, founder and CEO of NRPR Group, for the first PRfect Pitch show of the New Year!
In this episode Christina talks about her transition from working as a journalist and TV reporter to becoming a publicist. She explains why she decided to make this change in her career, from her desire to tell more positive stories to wanting more flexibility in her day-to-day schedule. Christina shares an inspiring story from when she first started working as a publicist, and the two exchange tips and tricks to excelling as PR pros. Having been a journalist who worked with publicists on a daily basis, Christina was able to lend helpful advice on both sides of the coin. In the end Nicole stresses the importance of really understanding the PR industry, and Christina shares where you can find her online!
Get to know Christina:
After working as an award winning TV reporter and anchor for ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates, Christina Nicholson joined the “other side” and became a publicist. She currently owns and operates Media Maven, a public relations firm, while working as a blogger, freelance writer, and photographer.
Christina Nicholson has more than 10 years of anchoring, reporting, writing, photography, live TV, editing, media relations, networking, and social media experience.
A media-savvy professional who is always learning, cultivating connections, and telling spirited stories, Christina is a highly organized self-starter and goal-oriented team contributor working in multiple forms of communications online and across the country.