Nicole Pence Becker, MPA
Owner and Operator of Pence Media Group
Nicole has more than 15 years of experience as a journalist, communications, media production, social media, and public relations expert. Nicole founded Pence Media Group in 2017 to bring together experts to build brands + tell stories. Nicole has won 4 Emmy Awards as a broadcast journalist, 3 Telly Awards as an executive producer, 6 MUSE Awards as a creative director and 3 PRSA Pinnacle Awards as a public relations + marketing expert.
Pence Media Group is a full-service public relations, media and marketing consultancy working with start-ups to Fortune 500s. As Founder and CEO, Nicole started PMG to disrupt the traditional consulting business model by organizing a group of experienced women consultants with rare and valuable skill sets to create real, working strategies for each client. Nicole’s brand of leadership is to be helpful and encourage others to succeed, grow, and thrive.
Pence Media Group continues to grow each year to serve more clients, attract incredible talent and earn awards. Most recently, PMG was honored with a MUSE Creative Gold Award for Best Small Agency of the Year in 2023 and 3 Pinnacle Awards and 12 Awards of Honor at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Hoosier Chapters’s 2023 Pinnacle Awards. Pence Media Group runs projects from concept through completion with an operating mantra of “consider it done.”
A proud Hoosier, Nicole grew up in Columbus and graduated cum laude from DePauw University with majors in communication and Spanish. She went on to earn a Master’s of Public Affairs from SPEA at IUPUI.
Among everything else, Nicole is a committed volunteer. Nicole shares her talents by volunteering her time emceeing dozens of non-profit events each year in Central Indiana. Specifically, Nicole is an advocate for Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana and Women for Riley. Nicole hosts Women for Riley’s Telly + MUSE award-winning Riley Prom “tv show” that airs throughout the hospital during prom week. Nicole lives in Carmel with her husband Jason Becker and their sons Andrew (7), Colin (7), Matthew (6) and Luke (3).