PRfect Pitch

//PRfect Pitch
PRfect Pitch was created to help PR and marketing pros step up their game when it comes to best practices. The host, seasoned PR and social media pro and CEO of NRPR Group, Nicole Rodrigues, will be highlight amazing guests who can share insights and thoughts about how to help pitch responsibly and think more creatively for brands. Nicole will be interviewing agency founders and GREAT REPORTERS who want to share insights and help EVERYONE stop bad practices when it comes to pitching and adopt GREAT ones!

Nicole Rodrigues is the CEO and founder of NRPR Group. She’s a seasoned publicist and social media marketing pro with 15 years of experience under her belt. She’s developed and executed strategic campaigns for some of the biggest names in business such as Yahoo!, Dolby, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Playstation, Hulu, M-GO, Toon Hero, Demand Media, MobiTV, and the Oakland Raiders.

Nicole has also worked with indie film creators and independent TV production companies such as Parking Meter Productions, 33 Entertainment, Yekra and More Sauce Entertainment. She’s helped startups such as Fitmark, Crane & Canopy, SkyVizion Entertainment, #30DaysSelfLove and The Lingerie Stylist define their brands, and effectively network themselves both on and offline.

Nicole takes great pride in being a former NFL cheerleader, spending many years cheering for the famed Oakland Raiders. She continues to cheer on her “new team” at NRPR and is a graduate from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations.

2/11/2016 Brandy Shaul of Adweek’s SocialTimes sheds light on gaming and technology reporting

Brandy Shaul, Games and Apps Editor at SocialTimes, joined Nicole Rodrigues, founder and CEO of NRPR Group, for the latest episode of PRfect Pitch! In this episode, Brandy tells Nicole about how she first got into journalism and what drew her to covering the gaming and technology industries. Nicole points out how Brandy’s career stemmed [...]

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1/28/2016 Bola Sokunbi of Clever Girl Finance talks relationship building and great pitches

Bola Sokunbi, founder of CleverGirlFinance.com, recently joined Nicole Rodrigues, founder and CEO of NRPR Group, for another episode of PRfect Pitch Radio. In this episode, Bola beings by introducing listeners to Clever Girl Finance, a blog dedicated to empowering women and giving them the tools they need to make educated financial decisions regardless of where they [...]

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1/14/2016 Christina Nicholson on Transitioning from Journalist to PR Pro

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 [...]

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12/10/2015 Jason Mollica

  Jason Mollica is a public relations and marketing professional that combines the knowledge and experience of the broadcast news industry, traditional public relations, and today’s expanding social communications tools. He currently works with clients that range from Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and tourism organizations. In this episode, Nicole and Jason talk about his leap [...]

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November 5th, 2015 Mark Alyn

Our guest, Mark Alyn is an award-winning host and producer. His mom always thought he should be a doctor, and while he never became a doctor, he has interviewed many of them. On his show, Late Night Health, he explores a wide variety of health and medical topics. From high tech to careers, politics to [...]

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10/22/2015 MELISSA KEKLAK

  Today's Prfect Pitch guest is Melissa Keklak, Owner of MMKpr. Melissa is a highly recognized and unrivaled PR and social media professional with over ten years of publicity experience across music, fashion, entertainment/celebrity and sports. A native of East Stroudsburg, PA, a sporadic move to Los Angeles ultimately equipped her with the impressively varied [...]

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10/08/2015 GUEST ROBERT SPUHLER ON CREATIVE PITCH WRITING WITH PR PROS

Today’s guest, freelance journalist, Robert Spuhler, earned his degree in Print Journalism from American University. For over a decade, he's been covering a wide array of entertainment subjects nationwide, including sports in DC, Music in LA and Vegas, and Television and Film in New York. Based out of Los Angeles, Robert has authored stories that [...]

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9/24/2015 PRFECT PITCH GUEST MIKE MCDOUGALL SHARES A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE

    For the past two decades, Mike McDougall, APR, Fellow PRSA, has provided communications and public affairs counsel to some of the world’s most prominent multinational brands. As the strategist behind leading edge programs that consistently set new industry benchmarks, his work has garnered prominent international recognition, including a combined 11 Public Relations Society [...]

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9/11/2015 PRFECT PITCH GUEST MELISSA CURTIN ON LIVING IN AND LOVING LA.

On this episode of PRfect Pitch, Nicole sits down with Melissa Curtin. Melissa is the co-founder and writer of LaLaScoop.com (Never Leave LA), an online hub for discovering the beauty and vibrancy of life in Los Angeles through a plethora of reviews on LA's hottest trends, places, products, people, and events from the coastline to [...]

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9/03/2015 PRfect Pitch guest, Gabriel Reyes, talks to Nicole about embracing different demographics without alienating others.

Gabriel Reyes is President and Founder of Reyes Entertainment, one of the premier marketing and public relations firms focused on the bilingual media markets.  Founded in 1997, Reyes Entertainment has worked with many Hollywood studios, networks and Latino stars promoting major film releases, network and cable TV series, DVD launches, concert and special event publicity as [...]

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