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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

How 'Bout A "Boat Shower"?

Friday, 11 April 2008 13:18
Last night I went to one of the now recurring High School girlfriend gatherings at PF Chang's up in Stamford, Ct.Remember what they said about Catholic HS girls? Well they were right — only we are much worse now. Only kidding — not…

Like Ivana Be Reminded...

Tuesday, 15 April 2008 22:12
I will always know when it's Ivana Trump's new wedding anniversary, because I got married on the same day — April 12th. Difference is, I'm no longer married — thus the date no longer applies to me.But the date does still exist, and every&

Quietly "Star"ring in Her Own Divorce

Thursday, 24 April 2008 12:00
Marriage is wonderful when it works. Everyone is looking for a happily ever after.But marriage takes energy, and these days average couples are working harder than ever to keep a marriage together, so you can imagine the challenge for a couple in…

Blog Block

Friday, 16 May 2008 08:22
My girlfriend just emailed me and asked if I had "blog block." Yup guess that's it. A name for my condition. I didn't realize it was an official condition till just now.You may have noticed the date of my last post. So what — you ask&

Yoga Stoned

Tuesday, 20 May 2008 13:46
This is the story of how last night I landed in that 100,000 degree yoga class I swore I would never go to. How I made it through without waking up to the eyes of a paramedic I will never know.It was 6 pm. I just got off the train from NYC and was&

How To Hook a Man

Thursday, 05 June 2008 10:18
Yesterday in NYC I was walking briskly along with a businessgal buddy when the oddest thing happened. I hooked a man — literally.I was carrying a suit bag filled filled with clothes on hangers over my left arm as we yapped our way down the&

Dating Styles of Divorced Women

Wednesday, 18 June 2008 16:22
Dating after divorce can be a wonderful new beginning, but everyone approaches it differently. Below is a list I came up with to describe various divorced gals dating styles I've observed over the years.Ladies, you will find that you may fit in to…

This Morning I Tied One On

Monday, 14 July 2008 15:28
So I'm having my coffee, typing away, and rushing to leave in time for the early exercise class, when my workout buddy Vi, a fellow single mom, calls and says we have an emergency.She asks anxiously, "Do you know how to tie a tie?"&

Men Need Help, Too

Wednesday, 23 July 2008 08:43
At the newspaper stand at rush hour in Grand Central station last night, I bumped into a very special male friend of mine from college. I hadn't seen him since he held my daughter in his arms, and I was living at my first apartment.It was an instant&

Out to Dinner, Alone

Wednesday, 30 July 2008 14:26
I decided to go out to dinner in Bridgehampton (LI) last night. I had asked around for suggestions about where a woman might go alone that would have “a little commotion,” and the answer came back: Bobby Van’s.It had been a weekend&

Bribing a Divorced Man's Child

Wednesday, 13 August 2008 11:12
On Sunday, I apparently bribed the 11-year-old daughter of my long-lost, now divorced, male friend from college. You may remember that I recently ran into him in Grand Central Station in New York.The bribe: Presents to make the kid like me!&

Debbie's Weekend Guilt-O-Meter

Saturday, 16 August 2008 07:42
OK, it's a weekend...and my "Guilt-O-Meter" will begin to rise from LIGHTLY GUILTY on Friday night to HOLY MOTHER OF GUILT by Sunday night.Here how's it works:Friday: &

The Divorced Women's Olympics

Wednesday, 20 August 2008 06:34
Imagine? YOU could take The Gold every time!Inspired by the Olympics and delusional that I somehow can still get my body to look like those women's volleyball contenders, I was thinking...There are so many things a divorced gal becomes&
Certain men's colognes drive women wild. I remember the first one that intoxicated me — English Leather.I used to put it on my pillowcase and dream about Tom, Dick Harry — whoever. They all wore it. That and Brut, and all the fathers in…
OK — it's the dreaded last week of summer...and we all hang on to it like a dog to the pant leg of a postman. This might be a good thing since everyone I know has gained weight since it began.What's up with that?Bloated single moms&
Will somebody please help me? Even though some find the word cougar acceptable, I can't stand it! We need to come up with a better word to describe a woman who…

Chanel: A Turn-On and a Knock-Off

Wednesday, 10 September 2008 15:54
Obviously my "coolness" factor is on the upswing, as I was invited to the gala premiere movie screening of The Lifetime original movie Coco Chanel — hosted by Lifetime Television,

Million Dollar Cougar Hunt Lawsuit

Saturday, 13 September 2008 04:27
There's "cougar annoyed" and then there's "cougar pissed off."Luis, the sweet manager of the building where I live, slipped a cougar lawsuit news flash under my door last night along with a note. He apparently caught

You'll Never Guess Who I Slept With Last Night

Wednesday, 17 September 2008 07:21
Who? Who? You are wondering. Good headline eh?First the backstory. On Sunday my late brother Stephen's beautiful wife remarried.His 11 year old daughter was a flower girl and his two boys ages 11 and 10 walked their mom down the aisle and &
So I went to a local bistro-like joint on Thursday night, to have a small birthday dinner for a girlfriend with a couple gals and and it turns into a Jerry Springer episode.Like chromosomes I will change the all the girls names to Xs and all the&