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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

CEG Alert

Tuesday, 30 October 2007 10:16
CEG Alert: You'll be in luck at Truluck's if your heading to Naples, Florida!I am on a personal mission as your Chief Executive Girlfriend to find fun places where you will feel comfortable going out at night alone, or with friends around the…

Decorator Intervention

Wednesday, 14 November 2007 15:30
A surprise decorator intervention is freaking me out.My life since last Friday morning has been like a reality TV show without the cameras. My friend Greg, a renowned interior designer, was going to&

Missing: A Man To Work My Wires!

Tuesday, 20 November 2007 12:15
Living without a man in the house poses challenges for me when it comes to electronic stuff. Example, I got home from the Pre-Press Cocktail Party for the International Consumer Electronics Show and the TV in my bedroom was all "fuzz".Why? I&

"Tip Me! Tip Me!"

Thursday, 13 December 2007 08:00
The "deserving people" I haven't tipped yet for the holidays are starting to cause me anxiety. Why? Every time I intend to hand over an envelope... I'm out of cash.As a single mom, I still have guilt from past years when I completely ran out&
My "date" was waiting for me in the coffee area of the bookstore as I returned from the ladies room.A girl chased after me and was yelling that I had toilet paper stuck to my heel but I didn't hear her until everyone else did.&

Getting Through A Break Up During The Holidays

Wednesday, 26 December 2007 22:00
Start Making Your List and Checking It Off... I will allow myself to grieve for a few minutes each day then slap myself present.I will place a select number of whining phone calls to the friends willing to listen... talk for one minute then spare …
Repeat After Me... #10 - I will embrace being a third wheel and accept all couple invitations#9 - I will sleep in the center of the bed#8 - If I should meet a younger man- I will motion to change the word&
Last week, as First Wives World's chief executive girlfriend, I had the opportunity to attend "The Three Tomatoes Broadway Comedy Night." The slogan for the event, for which FWW served as a sponsor, was "Eat, drink and be merry for absolutely no…
So last Thursday, FOX Business News' "happy hour broadcast" featured First Wives World.Here's a shot taken from my iPhone while I was waiting to be interviewed by the hosts during their daily live "happy hour&

First Wives World Supports Social Diva

Tuesday, 22 January 2008 11:31
OK...This Diva stuff is exhausting but hey — girlfriends need to support other girlfriends' businesses, especially when it's the business of getting out and socializing.That's why last week, even through the pouring rain which you will notice…

Ever Date A Guy You Can't Bring Anywhere?

Wednesday, 23 January 2008 08:30
For reasons I will not elaborate on right now, I have been seeing someone that I don't/haven't/probably won't ever bring anywhere.He's doesn't fit into my everyday world but he does fit in my "get me off this ride for a little while" world. He makes …
No more false alarms!Stacey, the producer from "The Montel Williams Show" got in touch to say the segment called "

Back To My Roots. Could You Dye?

Wednesday, 30 January 2008 15:00
The phrase "back to my roots" used to conjure up Sundays spent at my grandmother's eating homemade raviolis... now the phrase means — for the second time this month — I am dying my hair. I can't take it. I am busy and have no patience for…
If Vanity Fair can re-use a 2007 Obama Cover for their March 2009 issue, I’m giving myself permission to re-use my Top 10 List that I…

Who You Gonna Call?

Monday, 03 March 2008 17:01
I never get sick, but ever since New York turned into Fargo this month, I've been "dying" on and off with various versions of the flu, a sinus infection, some wacky virus, girly issues, etc., etc.Each of these recent health episodes forced me to…

The Difference Between Lisa Marie and Me

Thursday, 06 March 2008 09:16
I'm sitting here eating lunch looking at a picture of Lisa Marie Presley eating lunch, in The New York Daily News. The difference between us is that someone took a picture of her eating and put it in the newspaper.Obviously she's &
First Wives World will turn on the cameras Tuesday for the Women of New York who want to send heartfelt sentiments to the former First Lady of New York. Passthe word on!Ladies,I have never seen or felt such an outpouring of pain for another womanand …
Teresa Natole, the most beautiful woman inside and out, my daughter's precious grandmother and my ex-mother-in-law, passed away last Friday. I am very sad. She died on the exact same day as my younger brother, Stephen, did three years ago. March…

Somebody Call Security...

Tuesday, 01 April 2008 20:46
Yesterday, I was about to leave my door to our Debbie Does Divorce live taping at The Heartland Brewery in the Empire State Building in NYC when Fran, my trusty right hand, takes a look at me in my brand new suit and blurts…

Road Trip

Monday, 07 April 2008 12:53
Hi guys,I am on the way to Rhode Island. The love for First Wives World and all that we represent continues. We got a call last week from a company which produces features that air on hundreds of TV stations wanting to do a story. So, today is the…