PRfect Pitch

PRfect Pitch

Insight to media relationship building from the pros who know.
PRfect Pitch was created to help PR and marketing pros step up their game when it comes to best practices. Hosted by NRPR Group founder and CEO Nicole Rodrigues, PRfect Pitch highlights amazing guests and their insights about how to pitch responsibly and think more creatively for brands. Twice a month, Nicole speaks with either a PR agency founder or a member of the media to gather advice, tips and tricks of the trade, and overall best practices to help everyone become the best they can be.

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PRfect Pitch airs on the second and fourth Thursday of every month from 9 – 10 AM PT.

Past Guests:

Kelsey Kats Kelsey Kats, Producer: CNBC Squawk Box
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Kelsey Kats, producer, booker, and writer of live business news programming for CNBC’s Squawk Box. Tune in to hear about Kelsey’s journey from the investment world to Squawk Box.
virginia-scripps Virginia Scripps, CEO & Founder: Press Kitchen
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Virginia Scripps, CEO and Founder of Press Kitchen, about her journey from media to PR, and what it takes to excel as a public relations professional. Tune in for some great tips and advice from two awesome PR pros!
Annie Head Shot Annie Scranton, President & Founder of Pace Public Relations
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Annie Scranton, President and Founder of Pace Public Relations, about how her wide range of communications and media experience has helped her lead an exciting, fulfilling public relations career (and SO much more)!
JCB photo no tie 2-10 Jeff Bradford, President & CEO of the Bradford Group
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Jeff Bradford, President and CEO of the Bradford Group, a Nashville PR and marketing firm.
LeticiaBarr Headshot LowerRes Leticia Barr, Founder of Tech Savvy Mama
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Leticia Barr, founder of the award winning blog, Tech Savvy Mama, on how the world of blogging works and how PR professionals can work with media such as Leticia.
Hayley T head shot Hayley Tsukayama: Reporter for The Washington Post
In this episode, Nicole speaks  with Hayley Tsukayama, a reporter for The Washington Post, about her career, what tips she has for PR pros pitching stories to The Washington Post, and more!
adamdillon_AOC_0029 Jordan Harbinger: Owner & Co-Founder of The Art of Charm
In this episode, Nicole speaks with Jordan Harbinger, owner and co-founder of The Art of Charm, about his professional journey, why he chose to start a podcast, and what tips he has for PR pros!
Jen Lori Head Shot Jen Rogers & Lori Jung: Brand Architects & Founders at Hudson West PR
In this episode, Nicole connects with Hudson West PR Founders Lori Jung and Jen Rogers for a discussion on all things PR, media relations, and what it takes to own your own agency.
Diedre head shot Diedre Johnson: Vogue Contributor & NRPR Group In-House Editor
In this episode, Nicole and Diedre talk about what it’s like to be an in-house editor at a PR agency, and Diedre shares her insider tips for great pitch writing (among many other things)!
Haje Headshot Haje Jan Kamps: Contributor at TechCrunch, CEO + Startup Pro
In this episode, Nicole and Haje discuss everything from how to strategically earn coverage for your brand to what it takes to be a pro communicator.
New headshot Anita Yardemian, Luxury PR Specialist: Westime
In this episode, Nicole and Anita discuss what it’s like to work in-house for a luxury brand.
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Mark Alyn, Host of Late Night Health Radio
In this episode, Nicole welcomes back past guest Mark Alyn for a discussion on PR and media best practices, and tips for aspiring professionals in each career.

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Tayo Rockson, Host of As Told By Nomads
In this episode, Nicole and Tayo talk about branding, communicating, the right and wrong ways to pitch, and so much more!

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David Bloom, Columnist at Tubefilter
In this episode, Nicole and David discuss the changing media landscape and the importance of delivering media in the way consumers want to receive it.

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Amy Lieu, Host of #AmyLieuPresents
In this episode, Nicole and Amy discuss the importance of planning, being prepared, and always being mindful of the PR and media pros you’re working with!


Shonali Burke, President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting
In this episode, Nicole and Shonali discuss the importance of social PR and PR measurement, and Shonali invites listeners to learn more from her Social PR Master Class!

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Laura Dunn, Director of LED Media & Huffington Post Blogger
In this episode, Nicole and Laura, who joins us from the UK, discuss women in business, finding your inspiration and working your niche.

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Suhasini Mehta, Founder & Managing Director of Stellant Communications
In this episode, Nicole and Suhasini, our first ever international guest, talk about the world of PR in India, and what it takes for PR pros and media to better work together.

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Britt Hysen, Founder & Editor-in-Chief of MiLLENNiAL
In this episode, Nicole and Britt talk about building a digital media empire, as well as some major tips for PR pros on how they can better work with media.

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Cyndy Hoenig, Owner of Pure PR
In this episode, Nicole and Cyndy talk about their careers in the PR industry, tips for aspiring PR pros, and we even have a giveaway! Listen to the episode to find out how to enter to win Cyndy’s book, PR Rock Star.


Alexis Davis Smith, President & CEO of PRecise Communications
In this episode, Nicole and Alexis talk about all things PR, including best practices for pitch writing, how to build relationships and respect, and what it takes to run a successful agency.


Dennis Romero, Staff Writer for LA Weekly
In this episode, Nicole and Dennis talk about best practices for how PR pros and members of the media can work together to build relations and create awesome work.

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Gini Dietrich: CEO of Arment Dietrich; Founder of Spin Sucks Pro
In this episode, Nicole and Gini talk about all things PR, including their first experiences in the industry, learning from mistakes, where they are today, and advice for aspiring PR pros.


Sahil Patel: Staff Reporter for Digiday
In this episode, Nicole asks Sahil what tips he has for PR professionals, and Sahil shares his insights to best practices between the media and public relations industries.

IMG_9103 Erin McKelle: Digital Media Consultant and Business Coach
In this episode, Erin starts off by telling Nicole about her experience in the media industry, from having a social media and blogging consulting agency to working as a business coach for women entrepreneurs, helping them find their unique voice and tell their story.
Grumpy_Grampy Jerry Doby: Editor-In-Chief of The HYPE Magazine
In this episode, Jerry starts off by sharing his story of how he worked to become the editor-in-chief of The HYPE Magazine. Jerry has pretty much done and seen it all, so Nicole is excited to hear the advice he’s gathered through his years of experience.
Rebekah Head Shot Rebekah Epstein: Founder of Fifteen Media and The Neon Notebook
In this episode, Nicole asks Rebekah about how she got into the PR industry and how she came to start her agency, Fifteen Media.
petergonzaga2014 Peter Gonzaga: Entertainment Journalist, Founder: Front Row Features Wire
In this episode, Peter shares his story of how he got into reporting on the entertainment industry, from working as a photographer and photo editor to a red carpet reporter and running his own syndicated wire service.
headshot Jessica Levin: Media Trainer, Emmy-Award Winning TV Producer
In this episode, Jessica shares her story of how she got into the media industry, from her first no-sleep job after graduating from college with a degree in journalism, to producing network television and even opening her own media training agency.
Rick Krusky Head Shot Rick Krusky: Co-Founder and Publicist at MWPR
In this episode, Nicole and Rick talk about how public relations is a service industry, and the two detail the qualities of a great publicist.
hs2 Robert Wynne: Forbes Contributor, Owner of Wynne Communications
In this episode, Robert shares his story of how he came to work in the public relations industry, along with his advice for other PR pros.
Brandy Headshot Brandy Shaul: Editor, Adweek’s SocialTimes
In this episode, Brandy tells Nicole about how she first got into journalism and what drew her to covering the gaming and technology industries.
Blog_—_Clever_Girl_Finance      Bola Sokunbi: Founder of Clever Girl Finance
In this episode, Bola and Nicole discuss relationship building, making personable connections, and the do’s and don’t when it comes to pitching stories to the media.
Christina Nicholson        Christina Nicholson: Founder of Media Maven
In the first episode of 2016, Christina shares her story about transitioning from a journalist to a PR pro, starting her own agency, and advice for making a great pitch.


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