Public Relations Manager
With more than 15 years of public relations and public affairs experience, Nicole's work has focused on strategic communication campaigns at the intersection of arts and activism.
Her firm, Vandenberg Communications, provides media relations, community relations, crisis communications, strategic philanthropy and special event coordination for clients in arts and entertainment, business, and nonprofit sectors.
Past and current clients include: Pearl Jam, Gloria Steinem, the 2004 Vote for Change tour, Choice USA, Living Legacy Foundation, YouthNoise, Music for America, Future of Music Coalition, Air Traffic Control, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's Groundwork 2001 concert series, Experience Hendrix, Honor the Earth, People for the American Way, The Songbird Foundation, Avocado Productions, Voters for Choice, Vitalogy Health Club Foundation & the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young 2000 tour.
Prior to starting Vandenberg Communications in 1998, Nicole oversaw the arts and entertainment division of Seattle-based Pyramid Communications, a national public affairs firm.
Nicole has assisted in coordinating and publicizing a variety of large-scale political events including: the 2004 Vote for Change tour; The "Let Ralph Debate" rally at Madison Square Garden; The International Group of Seven Jobs Conference in Detroit; the US Department of Labor Women's Bureau "Working Women Count" events; President Clinton's AmeriCorps launches; the US Department of Housing and Urban Development "HUD for a Day" empowerment zone projects and numerous events with former President Clinton and former Vice President Gore.
Nicole has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Washington in Communications.
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