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Recent SDSU Graduate Joins Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Public Relations

Adding to its experienced team, San Diego-based public relations firm, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker, has hired intern and recent San Diego State University master’s graduate, Natalie Haack.

Haack joined the Nuffer, Smith, Tucker team as an intern in June 2008, gaining experience working on campaigns for various NST clients. Haack has played a key role on the SCORE San Diego account, including helping create its branding video, announcing the launch of the company’s Web counseling, and promoting the organization’s free counseling and low-cost workshops. In her new role as account coordinator, Haack will continue to help plan and implement successful campaigns for SCORE San Diego, Chicken of the Sea, the Dairy Council of California and Union Bank, as well as join the account team for SuperGlue.

“As an intern, Natalie brought her dedicated work ethic, creative ideas and positive attitude to our team, while balancing her work as a full-time graduate student and teaching assistant at SDSU,” said Bill Trumpfheller, president of Nuffer, Smith, Tucker. “Natalie’s strong writing skills and knowledge of social media have made her an excellent addition to Nuffer, Smith, Tucker.”

Originally from Minnesota, Natalie moved to California after receiving a bachelor’s of business administration in marketing and management, and human resources from the University of Wisconsin — Madison. In May 2009, Haack received her master’s degree in journalism and media studies from the SDSU.

Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Inc. is a public relations firm headquartered in San Diego specializing in branding, strategic planning, marketing communication, social media, crisis and communication issues management, and graphic design for local, regional and national clients. Having focused on developing strategic communications solutions for clients for more than 35 years, the firm has built its social media capabilities and offers effective social media monitoring, strategy development and implementation. For more information about Nuffer, Smith, Tucker, call 619/296-0605 and visit or the firm’s blog at

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