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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Lenny Dykstra

Evidently, Lenny Dykstra understands PR about as well as he understands the markets. Somehow, the amazing Jane Wells of CNBC convinced "nails" to go on camera and discuss his massive bankruptcy filing. Just last week, Bernie Goldberg of HBO Real Sports did a devastating piece on the dead-beat ex-ball player.
According to Jane, it was touch and go if he'd even show up for the interview. "That thing was iffy down to the last minute. I figured I had about a 50-50 chance of getting him into the chair. Quite the house, though ..."

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Best part:

Jane: Your assets are $50,000 and your liabilities are $31 million. You only have $50,000?

Lenny: I tell the truth...

There is a reason why they call them "Brokers!"

July 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKooluris King

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