Nikki Rodriguez

PR Account Coordinator

Exposed to a variety of approaches and techniques while working at Chicago PR agencies, PR Account Coordinator Nikki Rodriguez brings valuable perspective to Aker Ink while playing a pivotal role in keeping projects and accounts organized and on track. Positions at KemperLesnik, FleishmanHillard and Agency H5 especially honed collaboration, multitasking and communication skills that serve Aker Ink and its clients well.

A creative at heart, Nikki is passionate about content creation and writing. Her certificate from Springboard in UX/UI design is a strength to Aker Ink and clients aiming to capture attention and engage visitors.

As a natural social butterfly, Nikki excels at fostering relationships with journalists, clients and the Aker Ink team. Additionally, she conducts much of the research needed for planning PR campaigns, speaking engagements and media outreach.

Nikki grew up in the Chicago suburbs and earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. After starting her career in Chicago, she escaped the snow and moved to Scottsdale.

Outside of work, Nikki is an avid spin class go-er and runner (she completed her first marathon at the 2021 Chicago Marathon!). You will also find her splurging on theatre tickets to the next big musical or debating which is the best season of Survivor.

Nikki Rodriguez

PR Account Coordinator

Exposed to a variety of approaches and techniques while working at Chicago PR agencies, PR Account Coordinator Nikki Rodriguez brings valuable perspective to Aker Ink while playing a pivotal role in keeping projects and accounts organized and on track. Positions at KemperLesnik, FleishmanHillard and Agency H5 especially honed collaboration, multitasking and communication skills that serve Aker Ink and its clients well.

A creative at heart, Nikki is passionate about content creation and writing. Her certificate from Springboard in UX/UI design is a strength to Aker Ink and clients aiming to capture attention and engage visitors.

As a natural social butterfly, Nikki excels at fostering relationships with journalists, clients and the Aker Ink team. Additionally, she conducts much of the research needed for planning PR campaigns, speaking engagements and media outreach.

Nikki grew up in the Chicago suburbs and earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. After starting her career in Chicago, she escaped the snow and moved to Scottsdale.

Outside of work, Nikki is an avid spin class go-er and runner (she completed her first marathon at the 2021 Chicago Marathon!). You will also find her splurging on theatre tickets to the next big musical or debating which is the best season of Survivor.

  • Travel Junkie: Nikki enjoys exploring different parts of the world and has traveled to 15 countries. She studied abroad in Madrid and even interned at a tech startup in Tel Aviv.
  • Cheer Gal: Nikki competed in cheerleading, and never lost her love for the sport. She is a certified Cheer Judge and served as a Competitive Cheerleading Official with the Illinois High School Association for three years.
  • Social Media Guru: Before the term “influencer” was coined, Nikki dabbled in creating content and memes for fun. When she was in high school, she ran an anonymous Twitter meme account (geared towards cheerleading) that garnered more than 10,000 followers over the course of two years.

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