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.

8/20/2015 PRFECT PITCH GUEST, AUBREY AQUINO, FILLS US IN ON WHAT WORKS WHEN PITCHING TO BROADCAST JOURNALISTS

On this episode Nicole Rodrigues, CEO and founder of NRPR Group, talks with Aubrey Aquino TV host, Bay Area Reporter and blogger. She is the creator and personality of On The Flipside and well-known for her entertainment and feature segments that have aired on Deco Drive/WSVN. During the chat, Nicole and Aubrey highlight some of the differences between [...]

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07/23/15 PRfect Pitch Guest, Marsha Friedman, shares why adding some TLC can build long lasting media and client relationships.

On this episode of PRfect Pitch, guest Marsha Friedman, Founder and CEO of EMSI Public Relations with 25 years of industry experience, talks about her evolving journey from marketer to innovative PR guru, shares key excerpts from her guide to personal branding book,  Celebritize Yourself, and the importance of showing care and consistency in order [...]

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07/09/15 PRfect Pitch Guest, Jennifer Buonantony, shares why relationship building is crucial for PR success

PRfect Pitch welcomes Jennifer Buonantony to discuss how relationship building, communication, accountability and mutual respect are powerful tools that attract positive industry rapport for your brand. On this episode of PRfect Pitch, host Nicole Rodrigues, CEO and Founder of NRPR Group chats with Jennifer Buonantony CEO and Founder of Press Pass LA.  Throughout the episode, [...]

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06/18/15 Media Relations with Sarah Rose

Sarah Rose started her career in Public Relations after working as a journalist and on this episode of PRfect Pitch she shares how she started her virtual agency, Sarah Rose PR with our host Nicole Rodrigues.  On this episode Nicole chats with Sarah about how she runs her agency, her take on media relations, stereotypes [...]

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06/04/15 Omar Shamout on Technology in Business and Entertainment

On this episode of PRfect Pitch, Nicole chats with Omar Shamout, Technology Reporter at the Los Angeles Business Journal.  They talk about the Do’s and Don’ts of media relationships and faux pas that Shamout has encountered working with public relations professionals and media teams. In the first segment Omar is introduced and shares his story [...]

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05/21/15 PRfect Pitch Guest, Kelley Weaver, Shares Why Facetime with Media is Crucial to PR Success

On this episode of PRfect Pitch, host Nicole Rodrigues, CEO and Founder of NRPR Group chats with Kelley Weaver. You may recognize the name from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, as she created pursecase. Kelley is also the Founder of Melrose PR, a Los Angeles based boutique Public Relations firm focusing on lifestyle, hospitality, travel, [...]

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05/07/15 PRfect Pitch Highlights Gets “Human” With Guest Tracie B, Host of Jus My Style Radio

On this episode of PRfect Pitch with Nicole Rodrigues, Tracie B, host of Jus My Style Radio stops by to chat about all things PR and building quality relationships with media. Tracie B is a breast cancer survivor who is in the process of forming her own non-profit. Nicole and Tracie shed light on more [...]

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04/23/15 Killing with Kindness and Building Solid Media Relationships

PRfect Pitch welcomes Ralina Shaw, CEO of Ralina Shaw PR to discuss how killing people with kindness and building solid media relationships are pillars of her success. On today’s episode of PRfect Pitch with Nicole Rodrigues, Ralina Shaw, CEO and Founder of Ralina Shaw Public Relations, stops by to chat with Nicole about how to [...]

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04/09/15 PRfect Pitch Wakes Up the PR and Media Industries With Its First Guest: Simon Applebaum, host/producer of Tomorrow will be Televised

On PRfect Pitch’s inaugural show, our host, Nicole Rodrigues, founder and CEO of NRPR Group spoke with guest Simon Applebaum, Producer and Host of Tomorrow will be Televised, where he discussed his two most important aspects of working with the media: communication and access. With over ten years in the media industry, Simon elaborated on [...]

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