Meet Christina Nicholson

Christina Nicholson is a mother of three, TV host, and business owner who lives in Wellington, Florida.

She has worked as a TV producer, reporter, and anchor for more than a decade. Christina began her local TV news career in the nation’s largest TV market, New York City. From there, she’s worked at ABC, CBS, and NBC stations in Texas and Florida.

Christina has covered hurricanes, high-profile trials, championship games, breaking news coverage, and more both on-air and online. 

Since then, she founded Media Maven, a PR agency made up of former journalists. Christina also created an online course and group program for solopreneurs and small business owners who want to earn coverage in the media, but don’t have a budget to hire an agency.

She is also the host of the Become A Media Maven podcast and the founder of Podcast Clout, a podcast database that makes it easier for PR professionals to build podcast pitch lists. Podcast Clout was acquired in 2023.

You can still see Christina in front of the camera as a host on Lifetime TV, a correspondent for Health Uncensored with Dr. Drew, in national commercials, on the TEDx stage, and read her work online in Huff Post, Thrive Global, Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, Fast Company, and Boss Babe.

She was selected as an Oprah Magazine Insider and Ambassador out of thousands of applicants. In Boca Raton, Christina gave a TEDx talk titled, “Fake News: It’s Your Fault” which has more than 100,000 views on YouTube.

Christina has a local lifestyle and family blog, Christina All Day

As an avid reader and book lover, she is also a steward of her very own Little Free Library.

Interview Topics and Questions

Most Popular Talking Points

  1. How just one podcast appearance led to tens of thousands of dollars 
  2. How I landed a start-up a 3-minute segment on the Today Show (even though they were making no money)
  3. How I got Amy Porterfield her first TV segment on CNN’s Headline News (and the last-minute tweak that made it happen)
  4. Why the scams in your DMs are too good to be true when it comes to landing media exposure 
  5. How promoting myself on LinkedIn led to an invitation to do a TEDtalk in Boca Raton so you can do the same thing

Earning Traditional Media Coverage Without Paying For Ads

  1. Learn how a newsroom operates to give them what they want and need to land media coverage for our brand
  2. How to come up with an idea to pitch the media that is NOT promotional (because this is the #1 mistake business owners and publicists make)
  3. How to set goals and start building a media pitch list to earn coverage in front of your ideal customer or client to get more leads on the phone, on your website, or in your doors
  4. How to send an email that will not get ignored (and how to follow up without being annoying)
  5. What to do after you earn publicity to turn it into profit so you’re not leaving money on the table

Using Podcasts To Grow Your Brand

  1. Why podcasts are the #1 way to grow your thought leadership right now
  2. The biggest mistake people make when they pitch podcasts and how to fix it so you’re a regular on podcasts your ideal client or customer listens to
  3. How you can turn a podcast interview into tens of thousands of dollars for your business
  4. A behind the scenes look at how it works as a podcaster AND as someone pitching a podcast
  5. An example of an exact pitch that led to life-changing growth 

Building A $1M Business From Home While Raising Three Young Kids

  1. If I started a business with a full-time job, toddler, and infant at home, you can too… so let me tell you how
  2. How I overcame a negative money mindset I didn’t know I had as a business owner (Hint: If you’ve ever said, “I can’t afford it”, then you have a negative money mindset)
  3. How I went from a “professional freelancer” to a million-dollar agency owner
  4. The dos and don’ts of building a remote team to make money while living a “laptop lifestyle”
  5. How to do all of this without spending money on ads to grow your business (because ads don’t work like they used to)

Never Feeling “Mom Guilt” While Working And Growing A Business

  1. How to not let “society” or “social media” impact how you feel about being a working parent
  2. Why the guilt you feel is something you put on yourself and NOT something you can blame others for
  3. How to turn the corner from having those negative feelings and move forward with confidence in how you live your life as a parent

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