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Derek Danziger Joins Nuffer, Smith, Tucker as Vice President

Nuffer, Smith, Tucker again expands its award-winning team with the addition of Derek Danziger, APR as vice president.

Danziger brings more than 17 years of direct experience in public relations, marketing and public affairs to the firm. As vice president of marketing and communications for the Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC) since 2008, he served as the corporate spokesperson and managed the organization’s media relations, communications and community outreach programs relative to downtown San Diego’s significant redevelopment efforts.

“We’re excited to add Derek to our team,” said Bill Trumpfheller, Nuffer, Smith Tucker’s president. “He is a well-respected and strategic public relations professional with an extensive background and experience managing communications programs for high-profile organizations and activities. He has developed great relationships throughout the region, and his experience in strategic communications, media relations, crisis communications and public affairs will be a great asset to Nuffer, Smith, Tucker’s clients, and will help us as we grow and expand our communications offerings.”

Prior to joining Nuffer, Smith, Tucker, Danziger worked in the education and public relations departments at SeaWorld San Diego, and coordinated international media relations activities for the grand opening of LEGOLAND California.  He also served as director of media and public relations for the Super Bowl XXXII Host Committee in 1997, working directly with the NFL, international media and San Diego community to implement a variety of Super Bowl related events and activities.

Danziger received his bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of California, San Diego. He served two terms as president of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) San Diego Chapter. He is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and is also a LEAD San Diego graduate. In 2006, he was honored by PRSA San Diego as Public Relations Professional of the Year.

Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Inc. is an award-winning public relations and interactive firm headquartered in San Diego. The firm specializes in branding, strategic planning, marketing communication, social media, crisis communication, issues management, graphic design and web development for local, regional and national clients. Nuffer, Smith, Tucker is a partner in The WORLDCOM Public Relations Group, the world’s leading collaborative of global public relations firms, with more offices in more cities and countries than any multinational firm. For more information about Nuffer, Smith, Tucker, visit or the firm’s Facebook page,

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