Nicola is a public relations professional and writer with 15 years of experience in communications, marketing and publicity and the Director and Founder of Pender PR. With a specialization in film and television, she has helped launch television series, led publicity campaigns for theatrical releases of feature films and has worked as a publicist for companies, brands and talent internationally. Nicola recently created “The ABC’s of Publicity” course which she teaches through Raindance Vancouver, spoke on the Women in Film & Television Producer’s Panel and led a roundtable discussion for Women in the Director’s Chair.
Prior to launching Pender PR, Nicola spent a decade at Thunderbird Entertainment, one of the country’s leading production companies, where she was the Director of Communications. Working across divisions in production, development and distribution helped tailor the unique skillset and experience that she brings to her clients at Pender PR.
Nicola's credits include Red Snow, Bell Ciao!, Never Steady, Never Still, Blade Runner: 2049, High Rise and Kim's Convenience.