PR Nation Hosts

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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Now is his 41st year as a communicator, Robert combines a unique knowledge of public relations, political campaigns, and broadcast journalism to host and produce the show. Today, he is a Partner at RIESTER Public Affairs in Washington, D.C.

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Summer Johnson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

For more than 20 years, Summer has worked to bring creative solutions and executive counsel to public relations assignments in the political, non-profit, and corporate sectors. Today, she is a Partner at RIESTER Public Affairs in Washington, D.C.

PR Nation Contributors

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John O'Dwyer

Christina Borrego

Christina Borrego

In 1998, John launched ODwyerPR.com, an online platform to host the legendary publication's public relations news. He currently oversees editorial and advertising programs as publisher of O'Dwyer's PR Newsletter, known as the "bible" of PR. 

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Christina Borrego

Christina Borrego

Christina Borrego

 Christina has over 18 years of communications experience in running general market and multicultural campaigns. Today, she is the Executive Director of Public Relations, Communications, and Multicultural Services at RIESTER in Phoenix, Arizona.  

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Jason Mollica

Christina Borrego

Jason Mollica

Jason has two decades of experience working in journalism, news production, and public relations both in-house and at several agencies. The award-winning communicator is currently a professor in American University's School of Communication.

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Adrienne Wallace

Adrienne Wallace

Adrienne Wallace

  Adrienne is an integrated communications specialist with a PhD in Public Affairs, Policy, and Administration from Western Michigan University. She is currently a Digital Strategist and Marketing Manager at BlackTruck Media + Marketing.   

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Amanda Holdsworth

Adrienne Wallace

Adrienne Wallace

For the past 20 years, Amanda has received over 24 industry awards for her work in media relations, advertising, and market research. Today, she is the Director of Public Relations and Brand Strategy at Reink Media Group in Royal Oak, Michigan.

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Gina Luttrell

Adrienne Wallace

Gina Luttrell

 Gina is an experienced public relations and visual communication professional, author, and educator. She also holds a PhD from the California Institute of Integral Studies. Gina is currently a public relations professor at Syracuse University.  

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Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson

Brandon is a Bowie State University graduate experienced in developing impactful PR campaigns and grassroots marketing. Today, Brandon is a communications specialist at the Global Business Travel Association in Arlington, Virginia. 

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Sarah Shelson

Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson

Sarah is experienced in creative writing, editing, and interviewing members of the public to bring podcast episodes to life. She is currently working at RIESTER Public Affairs in Washington, D.C., and studying public relations at American University. 

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Tim Madden

Brandon Johnson

Tim Madden

Tim has extensive experience in both live and recorded audio production, having worked as an AV Technician at American University and on podcasts for the Brookings Institute and The Lab @ DC. He is currently PR Nation's editor. 

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Shalon Roth

Brian Rackham

Brian Rackham

Based in London, Shalon is an award-winning author who has 13 years of public relations experience with a focus on advising start-ups. In 2018, Shalon founded PR-it, a global communications collective focused on producing quality PR solutions for clients. 

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Brian Rackham

Brian Rackham

Brian Rackham

 Brian's portfolio contains 30 years of experience in broadcast journalism, having served as a reporter, anchor, news director and producer. Today, Brian is Director of the Northern Arizona University Media Innovation Center, in Flagstaff, Arizona.  

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Cody Kennedy

Brian Rackham

Cody Kennedy

 For over ten years, Cody has built and run successful communications campaigns for clients in the entertainment, education, and non-profit fields. He is currently the Communications and Media Manager for Olathe School District in Olathe, Kansas.  

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Don Lee

We love editorial cartoons.  And we are huge fans of Don Lee, our veteran editorial cartoonist from Ohio. He is the creative talent behind the PR Nation podcast cover art. Watch for new drawings from him, on this website and on our social media channels, as we continue to express our personality through his awesome original art.