Nuffer, Smith, Tucker is a public relations firm and communications agency known for a strategic mindset and creative solutions that drive business results. We help organizations forge meaningful relationships, create conversations and tell their story through effective media relations, strategic planning, marketing communications, digital and social media, and community outreach.

NST Turns 45!

Join the celebration as NST turns 45 years young! Learn more about our agency’s history, the spirit of our leadership teams both past and present, and our vision for redefining PR. We’re also sharing a few memories from those who have helped contribute to our success – and encourage you to share yours as well.

Areas Of Expertise

While our expertise stretches far beyond the categories listed below, our agency team has significant experience in the areas listed here. See our case studies to learn about some of the work we have done in other areas.

Our Clients

San Diego County Water Authority
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program Roma
Ronald McDonald House Charities
Chicken of the Sea
Markon Cooperative
San Diego Public Library Foundation
Guild Mortgage
Grupo Dar
La Jolla Music Society
Manos de Calaca
Farmacia Roma
Dairy Council of California
Milton's Craft Bakers
City of Carlsbad
Extreme San Diego - Extreme Sailing Series
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
Civic San Diego
Capstone Advisors
JD Group

The organizations, industries and issues we represent light a fire in our team. We like to work with clients, brands and people we believe in, and share our values and perspective that strategy should be at the core of all communications efforts – we’ve found this to be a winning formula. We’re honored to say that our clients don’t think of us as simply a service provider – we’re a long-term partner.


To help our client partners achieve their objectives by creating conversations, developing relationships, and helping them discover and tell their story.


Redefining PR


  • – Help people discover things they wouldn’t see on their own –
  • – Produce the highest quality work with the cards you’re dealt –
  • – Respect, support and be willing to lend a hand to fellow team members –
  • – Do what’s right – right is right and wrong is wrong –
  • – Manage expectations and deliver on your commitments –
  • – Be candid but know when to step back and be supportive –
  • – Be respectful of other points of view –
  • – Balance hard work, fun and the needs of each individual –