Nicole Rodrigues

HEADSHOT_Cole_closeNicole Rodrigues is the CEO and founder of NRPR Group. She’s a seasoned publicist and social media marketing pro with 17 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 is the host of PRfect Pitch, a PR-focused radio show that’s geared towards helping PR, marketing and media professionals step up their game by incorporating best practices and developing better relationships. Nicole is a contributor to Forbes and The HYPE Magazine, and her tips and insights have been published on popular websites and blogs such as PR Daily, PR News, Adweek’s PR Newser,, Rescue A CEO, The PR Closet, NutsPR, The Neon Notebook, and more. She’s also been a guest on Jus My Style Radio, Gridiron Beauties, Women Entrepreneurs Radio, Today in Marketing, and Business Rockstars Radio as an expert in publicity and social media marketing.

Nicole is a member of the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only community for executives in successful public relations, media strategy, creative and advertising agencies. She is one of eight hand-selected board members for The Organization of American Women in Public Relations (Women in PR USA), and is also a board member for Fremont College.

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.

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USPP New Directors Join Women in PR USA Advisory Council
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We Magazine Meet Woman in Business Nicole Rodrigues
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Forbes_logo.svg Seven Marketing Investments You Should Consider In The New Year
146187475379572 The Importance of the Follow Through
Forbes_logo.svg Forbes Agency Council: Meet Nicole Rodrigues, Founder and CEO of NRPR Group
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hype The Top 4 Lessons in Marketing Action from Marine Turned Communications Genius, Bruce Cardenas
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WATC Inspirational Woman: Nicole Rodrigues | Founder and CEO of NRPR Group
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w2w Will to Win: Nicole Rodrigues Shares Experiences as an Oakland Raiders Raiderette and Owning a PR Agency
hype The Publicity Hustle: Behind-the-Scenes Look at How PR Pros Can Use Social Media to Get the Job Done
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nuts pr 3 NutsPR Spotlight: Nicole Rodrigues
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hype Special Guest Editorial: Publicity and the Media by NRPR Group CEO Nicole Rodrigues
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FWL-Logo #FWLGIRLBOSS: 5 PR Tips for Female Entrepreneurs from PR Guru Nicole Rodrigues
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rescue ceo Public Relations Tips for Any Business Part 1: Show Off Your Coverage!
146187475379572 Here’s Why Your Political Campaign Needs Earned Media
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nuts pr 3 Don’t Get Lost in the Shuffle: Four Ways to Help Your Client Stand Out Online
nuts pr 3 Encouraging Executives to Pay Attention to Media They Want Coverage From
spinsucks_logo Three Building Blocks for Starting Smart: A Client’s Guide to PR Success
cheat sheet How to Ace Your First Day at a New Job
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 CGF Business Interview: Nicole Rodrigues, CEO and Founder of NRPR Group
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hubmkt Five Minutes With: Nicole Rodrigues, CEO & Founder, NRPR Group
spinsucks_logo Internal Communications: A Beginner’s Guide
PRDaily_logo_trans 5 Ways for PR Pros to Step Up Their Game
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swh Fabulous Friday Feature: Nicole Rodrigues
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NN Nicole Rodrigues shares Three Things that she Wishes she had Known in her 20’s.

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About NRPR Group

NRPR Group is not your traditional PR agency. We’re a publicity firm that believes in the power of social media marketing and in the vast opportunities that creating innovative content can provide.

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