With an emphasis on qualitative data collection, analysis and reporting, NC has served many of San Francisco Bay Area's highest quality environmental education programs and community foundations. Consulting services emphasize goal identification, program evaluation through interviews, focus groups, document analysis and storytelling and meaningful results through dynamic reporting.
- Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- Community Resources for Science
- Palo Alto Junior Museum + Zoo
- Peninsula Community Foundation
- Save the Bay
- Silicon Valley Community Foundation
- Nature Bridge
AN UNWAVERING COMMITMENT TO WRITING,
ENGAGING PITCHES AND BUILDING ON A SUCCESSFUL TRACK RECORD
"What is always most impressive about how you work our FaceBook page is that you post things that are so us. You have such a touch on figuring out what I would actually say, have interest for – in other words, you really understand me – the client. I am not saying that to be nice – it is the TRUTH!" - Patty Baird
PORTFOLIO a glimpse
THE CEDAR HOUSE SPORT HOTEL
See The Cedar House 2014 Media Kit for more information.
The Cedar House has recently appeared in Outside, Travel & Leisure, Sunset, San Francisco Chronicle, Reno Gazette Journal, Marin Magazine, 7 x 7, edible Reno Tahoe and many other travel and general interest magazines, newspaper sections and on websites and blogs. In addition, an active Facebook presence based on the brand builds connections with existing and prospective clients.
TAHOE TRIPS & TRAILS
Based out of The Cedar House in Truckee, CA, Tahoe Trips and Trails offers self guided trips on the Pacific Crest Trail and Tahoe Rim Trail as well as guided adventures throughout Tahoe, Yosemite and the West. TTT has recently appeared in Marin Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Sierra Culture, Sierra Heritage, Reno Gazette Journal, Weekend Sherpa and Saavy Stews.
TRAILS & VISTAS
See Trails & Vistas Media Page.
Trails & Vistas, producer of the only guided art hike at elevation in the West, has appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, Reno Gazette Journal and regional print including Lodi News Sentinel, Nevada Appeal, Sierra Sun, Moonshine Ink, Tahoe Quarterly, Tahoe Daily Tribune and The Weekly.
Sometimes creativity is about turning the complex into the simple.
Secured feature articles and new product releases in trade publications.
CHESLOCK, BAKKER & ASSOCIATES
CBA formed its first institutional investor high yield real estate opportunity fund with private pension funds, a foundation and capital provided by CBA's principals in 1999. At this time CBA became interested in media coverage. I secured profiles and coverage in Commercial Property News and New York Times. I served as the firm's Communications Associate before moving to California in 2000.
"Nicole Cheslock is an earth mover / paradigm shifter in terms of creating programs and marketing. She is dynamic, driven, and has created great connections." -Dr. Kim Bateman, Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee
"You are good! I so appreciate all you do."
- Patty Baird, The Cedar House Sport Hotel + T3 Adventures
“Nicole is an extremely talented writer and a true gem of a find. She understands the product …Involve Nicole and let her perform her magic in getting articles and notices in a broad range of media outlets.”
- Mel Terry, Wheelift Systems
Nicole Cheslock's PR expertise combined with dedication and natural inclination to promote noteworthy people, places and businesses consistently delivers exceptional results. Today NC Communications works with accomplished graphic designers and marketing / branding professionals. Businesses benefit from the expertise of a creative team with endless ideas and the skills and track record to effectively reach and inspire your target audiences. Nicole worked for public relations and advertising agencies in New York City, and as an assistant at Morgan Stanley where she developed a keen sense of using qualitative and quantitative information to tell compelling stories. For seven years she worked exclusively with environmental education programs to establish goals, effective programming and document outcomes. Further formal training included qualitative research and learning theory classes at Stanford University and the Evaluators Institute.