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Lesson 1 Go Deep Into Community

Lesson 1: Go Deep Into Community

  February 26, 2024

NST Announces 2024 Philanthropic Partner NST’s involvement in the community has been a critical part of our business for 50 years. When Bob Smith and Dave Nuffer first opened the doors to NST, they strategically decided to get involved in…

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Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Selects Nutrition and Food Insecurity as Focus for ‘Make Things Better’ Initiative

  February 15, 2024

Celebrating 50 years of community engagement, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker (NST) enters the second year of its companywide charitable initiative, Make Things Better, with a newly dedicated cause: nutrition and food insecurity. NST’s Make Things Better initiative, launched in 2023, follows…

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New Year, Big Milestone: NST Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Key Learnings

  January 11, 2024

50 Years … it didn’t happen by accident. It took passion, grit, a commitment to doing good work, and constant exploration and evolution, not only by our company’s founders and leaders but also by each person who is part of…

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Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Earns Six PRSA Edward L. Bernays Awards

  November 13, 2023

Continuing to redefine public relations through campaigns that resonate across diverse industries and audiences, NST was honored with six awards at the San Diego and Imperial Counties Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) 2023 Edward L. Bernays awards, including the…

Teresa Siles

NST President Teresa Siles in The San Diego Union-Tribune

  October 5, 2023

Organizational Values, Purpose & Culture are More Important Than Ever According to a 2022 Harris Poll, 82 percent of shoppers want a consumer brand’s values to align with their own. That same survey found that three quarters of shoppers have…

Tom Gable Retirement

Tom Gable Retires from Nuffer, Smith, Tucker

  April 25, 2023

A Reflection on a Notable PR Career and Advice to Those Taking the Reigns My last official day at Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Public Relations (NST) was March 31, 2023, eight years after merging Gable PR with NST on April 1,…

‘Make Things Better’ Initiative

Living Our Purpose with ‘Make Things Better’ Initiative

  March 1, 2023

There’s no doubt NST has a long history in the San Diego community and in the communities in which we do business. Just about everywhere we go, we hear stories of how our company’s founders and previous leaders contributed in…

NST Takes on Plastic Free July

NST Takes on Plastic Free July

  August 10, 2022

Reduce, reuse, recycle. These three words have been drilled into our heads since elementary school and continue to be at the forefront of conversations around the “plastics problem.” When juggling our busy daily routines, it can be hard to make…

People Are Not Your Biggest Asset

People Are Not Your Biggest Asset

  July 8, 2022

In 2001, Jim Collins debunked the old adage “people are your biggest asset” by asserting not just any people will do. Rather, Collins argued that “the right people” are in fact what drive great organizations. With this philosophy in mind,…

National Cocktail Day Blog

Cheers to National Cocktail Day

  March 24, 2022

Happy National Cocktail Day from the NST team to you! There’s nothing quite like a refreshing cocktail at the end of a long day. To celebrate, we’re sharing the team’s favorite cocktail recipes so you can sip along with us….

Return to the Office Tips

Motivational Tips for the Greatest Comeback Story of All Time: The Return to Office

  September 23, 2021

With droves of knowledge workers around the world returning to the office this month – in various models – there are likely lots of people excited for the steps toward a return to normal. There are also a lot of…

Elise Frankel

Joining a PR Agency Mid-Pandemic

  September 13, 2021

Elise Frankel Shares a Behind the Scenes Look at Starting as an Account Coordinator in June 2021 Like many recent grads, spending my last year and a half of college 100% online was a far cry from my original five-year…


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