Nick Ragone is an author, attorney and public relations executive in New York City. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Rutgers University, and is a graduate of the Eagleton Institute of Political Science at Rutgers University (undergraduate) and the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is the author of three books: Essential American Government, Everything American Government, and President's Most Wanted. Nick is a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel and Fox Business, the PIX11 Morning Show, and has a weekly appearance on the popular Raph Bailey Radio Show.  He co-anchored PIX11's five-hour live inauguration coverage with Jim Watkins and Kaity Tong.

Nick is a contributor to Donklephant.com, one of the most influential political blogs on the web, and  has written for US News & World Report, The Star-Ledger, Real Simple Magazine and RealSimple.com.  Nick has been quoted in over two dozen stories on politics, the presidency, and public relations.  In December of 2007, Nick was named one of PR Week's 40 under 40 to watch, and in May of 2008 was featured in "Profiles of Success", a book about public relations. Nick lives in Jersey City, NJ, with his wife and two children, and spends what little free time he has obsessing on the Mets.

Nick can also be found on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=740817853




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Radigan's big move ... MSNBC?

Well the Dylan Radigan sweepstakes are over.  And the winner is ... MSNBC?

Yup, you heard right. Evidently, NBC fought to keep Radigan in the fold, and the result is that he'll have his own show from 9-11 am on MSNBC. 

Is that an upgrade? Hmmmm, not sure.  He already had his own show on CNBC, and did commentary throughout the day.  My guess is that the MSNBCshow will be general news more than business news, and could be a stepping stone to something bigger.  A few of the CNBC people I talked to sort of sniffed at the news; some even consider it a demotion. 

I wonder if the ABC people are bummed; that rumor seemed to be going pretty strong. Guess not ...

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i am still trying to figure out the logic here...i suppose his agent worked the networks, cnn, fox bus even and came up empty in terms of attractive deals, that he wasnt as in demand as he thought, that sometimes free agents get screwed out of bigger deals when they either hold out too long or overvalue their talent.

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