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Debbie Nigro

Debbie Nigro is the self-proclaimed, "Chief Executive Girlfriend" of First Wives World. Her insightful, tell it like it is videos and posts (Debbie Does Divorce) are viewed and enjoyed by thousands of divorced women daily on

Nigro is a multi-faceted, business and broadcasting entrepreneur who has spent the past twenty years applying her creative talents building unique business opportunities, spotting trends and untapped niche markets, and providing successful programming concepts for both her own radio and television productions and her clients.

A pioneer in self-syndicated, female-targeted talk radio programming, Nigro built and ran her own radio and television syndication company from 1993 to 2000. During this time, she developed a reputation for creating award-winning branded programming with creative product integration. Her radio shows and vignettes aired in over 450 markets with the backing of corporations such as Avon Products, Inc. and Blockbuster Entertainment. Further, her television features aired inside news broadcasts across the country in well over 50 markets.

Nigro is currently the President of Out Of The Box Deals, Inc., a public relations and strategic alliance advisory company based in New Rochelle, New York. The company caters to businesses that desire "big picture" marketing, unique "next-level" strategies and PR ideas that drive media awareness and sales. The Company assists startups and entrepreneurs with products aimed at mass distribution and luxury markets and, most importantly to First Wives World, has an established niche division for marketing to the 35-plus female markets. Ms. Nigro is a sought after business advisor known for her consistently fresh-thinking.

Nigro's media experience includes radio, pod casting, television, publishing, television shopping, new product launches, program creation, breakthrough public relations concepts, event and media sponsorships, and "unique" strategic introductions and alliances.

Recently, Nigro was featured on a new reality television show, "Dinner Takes All," which aired on The Learning Channel. In September 2005, Ms. Nigro launched a live, two-hour daily talk radio show of her own name, "The Debbie Nigro Show," which was syndicated by the Lifestyle TalkRadio Network. She also had a successful onstage debut at The Laugh Factory in Manhattan.The Lifestyle TalkRadio Network also syndicated a program written and produced by Nigro titled, "Debbie's Diary." The show was a daily, 90-second radio feature that aired on over 300 radio markets. It also aired online at With her syndicated program, Nigro successfully created and proved a proprietary strategy for "virally" attracting and maintaining a loyal, online radio following.

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Most Recent Articles

I Forgot My next Question ...

Wednesday, 04 July 2007 16:31
Here's a look at a live taping of my show and you can actually see out the window onto 5th Ave. in New York City. If you’re asking “what window,” I assume you're distracted by Fitz. Fitroy Smith is a wellness/fitness expert who…

The Katie Chronicles

Sunday, 15 July 2007 17:27
Seems I've caused a little commotion with my “Katie cause,” eh?I couldn't be happier to be the one getting this dialogue going and I sincerely thank everyone who has shown interest either by watching and passing around the video, or&

Top 10 Reasons Women Should Back Katie

Tuesday, 17 July 2007 15:35
#10: She's the first solo female anchor; we're the first solo-anchored females.#9: Her ratings have plunged like a Saturday night neckline and she needs us.#8: She doesn’t have distracting tattoos like Angelina Jolie.&

My Aunts Still Make Me Feel Like A Kid

Monday, 23 July 2007 18:05
Leave it to my aunts to make me feel eight years old again.Ever since I was a little girl, my father's sisters have always made me feel like Cinderella. There were four sisters and four brothers on my Dad's side. Family gatherings always involved…

Anyone Up For Soccer?

Thursday, 26 July 2007 09:43
Instead of sitting in traffic last Friday night on the way out of New York, I decided to head over to the Time Warner Center. Finally, I would see what was inside. I'm a New Yorker who never seems to make the time to see the things everyone comes to …

Blowout: A Highway Emergency

Friday, 27 July 2007 14:11
Today I'm recovering from an emotional meltdown having narrowly escaped a major family tragedy last night on the highway. Imagine looking in your rearview mirror and watching your kid driving behind you have a two-tire blowout with tractor-trailers…

Losing Your Marbles

Thursday, 02 August 2007 14:19
It goes without saying that if you're a divorced, single mom there will be days, because of everything you're juggling, that you think you're losing your marbles. Me, I lost my fruit. A couple of days ago I went to the store and bought some…

Hanging At The Bar Of The Mexican Place

Monday, 06 August 2007 07:55
First let me set this up right. It's Friday night around 8 p.m. I'm tired, bloated and feel like crap but push myself to go out for an hour to have a bite to eat. I don't even think I checked the mirror because I figured I wouldn't run into anybody. …

I Use My Hyphen Like A Slipknot

Tuesday, 14 August 2007 11:04
Hyphenated names after a divorce can come in handy.Here's how it works for me: On my driver's license, my first name and my maiden name appear, then there's that HYPHEN and my ex-married name.When I want to match my daughter, I keep the HYPHEN in…

Remember Every Man You Dated?

Friday, 07 September 2007 15:00
What woman doesn't remember every man she ever dated?Last night after work, I had the good fortune to be invited by friends to take a boat ride across the Long Island Sound to have clams and cocktails at a place called Louie's in Port Washington,…

My Saturday Night Date

Monday, 10 September 2007 08:00
Tina, my college roommate, and her husband, Greg will be married 25 years this month. Our kids are now in college and are the same age as when we met, which is totally ridiculous since we still think we're 18. Needless to say, our lives have taken…

Debbie's Pulling Up The Shades

Tuesday, 11 September 2007 12:15
I feel it's time to pull up the shades a little and let you see what it's taking to create a resource and community of this potential magnitude from a woman's perspective.Since I spend the majority of my time doing business ... thinking&

Getting The Sexy Back

Wednesday, 19 September 2007 12:15
Last week was beyond busy much so, I never posted this photo taken by the limo driver outside the pole dancing studio where some fellow divorced gals took a shot at "getting their sexy back" for an upcoming segment on the "Montel…


Wednesday, 19 September 2007 14:15
Don't you hate it when CBS News calls and you haven't showered yet?Yesterday, the New York Post picked up the First Wives World Poll about how much/little sex divorced women were having. I was working from home and volleying emails when the news…

My Life is Ridiculous...

Saturday, 22 September 2007 13:45
It's Saturday morning and I'm sitting here in a night gown surrounded by papers making 1000 notes of things to do.It was a big busy week, which included the excitement of representing First Wives World on the TV networks. I am now completely out of…

Biking To The Beach

Monday, 01 October 2007 08:00
I have a "Things To Do Before I Die" list that I take seriously. This is not a dress rehearsal, so I wrote up all the things I desire to do and accomplish in my life, and yesterday I finally checked off something I've aspired to for years.There's a…

The Vows

Monday, 08 October 2007 14:30
I attended a lovely fall wedding outside overlooking the boats on Friday evening.The beautiful bride and her charming new husband wrote their own very loving personal vows to each other and their words carried clearly over the microphone through the&

Going Dental Mental

Tuesday, 09 October 2007 12:15
I finally got the nerve and the cash to resume where I left off so long ago with Dr. Harvey Shuster — oral surgeon extraordinaire from Westchester County, New York.One implant, two bone grafts and a partridge in a pear tree later, my face is&

Chief Executive Girlfriend ALERT!

Tuesday, 09 October 2007 14:15
I love my title and I decided whenever I want to get you guys involved in something I will issue a CEG ALERT. LOL.PINK magazine is one of my favorite womens business and lifestyle publications. At the suggestion of my dear old friend Sharon&

Ms. Nigro Goes To Washington

Wednesday, 17 October 2007 12:00
It's not every day you get to see an eternal Italian sex symbol like Gina Lollobrigida up close. Still gorgeous at 80 and wearing a sexy red gown, Gina was one of the standouts at 32nd Annual National Italian American Foundation Gala in Washington…