About Our Company

About Nicholas & Lence

Nicholas & Lence Communications is a New York City-based strategic communications, public relations and government affairs firm. We specialize in media relations, community and government relations, crisis management, destination marketing, and corporate positioning. Our experienced team uses time-tested strategies with innovative tactics to achieve measurable results. We can navigate today’s fragmented media landscape to deliver your message where […]

Meet Our Team

Cristyne Nicholas, CEO

Cristyne Nicholas, CEO

CEO and co-founder of Nicholas & Lence Communications, Cristyne Nicholas is best known for her dedication and commitment to building tourism and enhancing the visitor experience.  As the former President & CEO of NYC & Company, she established creative and strategic marketing initiatives to re-build NYC’s 4th largest industry following the devastating September 11th attacks […]

George Lence, President

George Lence, President

George Lence is President of Nicholas & Lence Communications, a New York-based strategic communications firm specializing in media relations, destination marketing, corporate positioning, crisis management, and government and community relations. Prior to co-founding the firm in 2007, Mr. Lence spent six years at NYC & Company, New York City’s official tourism marketing and promotion organization.  […]

Jody Fisher, Senior Vice President

Jody Fisher, Senior Vice President

Jody Fisher, Senior Vice President, is an award-winning publicist with 15 years experience in media relations, government and community affairs, representing clients in New York City and across the country. As the architect of many historic events, Jody led the PR effort to secure the NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise for the Intrepid Sea, Air & […]

Shin-Jung Hong, Assistant Vice President

Shin-Jung Hong, Assistant Vice President

Shin-Jung Hong, Assistant Vice President of Public Relations, has nearly a decade of experience in the travel/tourism and lifestyle PR industry, overseeing the roster of NLC’s PR clients. Clients range from real estate, event space, award-winning restaurants, iconic NYC tourism and non-profit organizations. Previously, she worked at Hawkins International PR, where she strategized and spearheaded […]

Laura Rothrock, Assistant Vice President

Laura Rothrock, Assistant Vice President

Laura Rothrock, Assistant Vice President joined Nicholas and Lence Communications in the summer of 2013 as the Assistant Vice President of Government and Community Affairs.  Prior to joining NLC, Laura was the Assistant Vice President of Montparnasse 56 USA, an independent operator of international tourist attractions and one of the world’s only companies specializing in […]

Nick Nicholas, Director of Sports Development

Nick Nicholas, Director of Sports Development

Nick Nicholas, Director of Sports Development, is an award winning sports writer, author ofThe New York Book of Golf (Universe Publishing 2004) and was the chief golf writer for five years at the Myrtle Beach Sun News. Nick has also written for pgatour.com, Myrtle Beach Golf Magazine, New York Golf Magazine, Garden State Golf Magazine, Worth International Media […]

Joshua A. Knoller, Account Executive

Joshua A. Knoller, Account Executive

Joshua A. Knoller, Account Executive- Public Relations and Community Affairs, joined Nicholas & Lence after spending five years with Sam Schwartz Engineering, a transportation planning and engineering firm.  Josh oversaw the firm’s media relations efforts, which included fielding media inquiries, drafting press releases and overseeing their various traffic reporting publications – most notably the Gridlock Sam […]

Justine DiGiglio, Account Manager

Justine DiGiglio, Account Manager

Justine DiGiglio, Account Manager, joined Nicholas & Lence Communications upon college graduation in May 2012 and currently works with a variety of NLC clients including the Times Square Advertising Coalition, OTG which is an award-winning F&B airport operator, Apella, Event Space at Alexandria Center and much more.  She  also works with the agency’s event driven clientele […]

Our Locations



28 West 44th Street, Suite 1217
New York, NY 10036
Phone (212) 938-0001
Fax (212) 938-0837
also
50 Main Street, Suite 1000
White Plains, NY 10606
Phone (914) 341-2005

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