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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

Sex After Divorce

Sunday, 25 July 2010 10:00
Are you finding it difficult to imagine yourself engaging in an intimate relationship after your divorce? Listen in as Relationship Expert Pepper Schwartz explains to Debbie…

Re-entering The Workforce Post-Divorce

Wednesday, 06 October 2010 10:00
Debbie Nigro talks with Ann Tardy, founder and Chief Catalyst of LifeMoxie! Enterprises, on how to create your own professional moxie as you're re-entering…
You've sufficiently moved beyond your divorce. You've put the emotional trauma behind you. You've found a new sense of being; perhaps even a newfound sense of independence you never thought possible. You've transformed

Avoid The Leaky Faucet Blues

Friday, 07 October 2011 09:01
For many divorced women, the ex-husband was also the handy man. So what do you do when the faucet starts a-leakin' and the floorboards start a-creakin'? Don't call your a real handy man! Watch as Debbie chats with Interior Designer Sharon…

Talking Sex With Your Kids

Tuesday, 25 August 2009 16:15
Debbie chats with Logan Levkoff, author of Third Base Ain't What it Used to Be: What Your Kids are Learning About Sex Today — and How to Teach Them to Become Sexually Healthy Adults, about how to talk to your children and teens candidly about…

Financial Literacy For Divorced Women

Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:15
Did you know that most employers are more interested in your FICO score than your college GPA? Do you want to learn the truth about how to achieve financial independence? Listen as Debbie chats with Financial Expert Sanyika Calloway Boyce and learns …

The Spiritual Side of Divorce

Wednesday, 02 April 2008 09:00
Are you in need of a little positive energy to help you get through the difficult times of your divorce? Debbie learns how to tap into the spiritual side of divorce by chatting with the jack of all trades, comedic writer Jeffrey Gurian. Discover…

Going Back To Work Post-Divorce

Friday, 03 July 2009 10:30
Are you overwhelmed by the idea of getting back into the workforce after your divorce? Debbie gets some great tips from Lee Miller, co-founder of, on how to get back into the workplace with confidence!br…

Getting Fit And Sexy Again After Divorce

Tuesday, 26 October 2010 12:00
Divorce and breakups can be devastating even to the most resilient women. And even though all of our situations are different, some of us find ourselves suffering from low self-esteem and depression as we navigate our way towards a new, uncharted…
Here, Debbie chats with Amy Dorn Kopelan, author and executive coach of, who identifies strategies for success in the workplace. Often, women are unaware of the unwritten rules and codes that can help them thrive…

Don't Get Even...Get Smart

Sunday, 11 October 2009 07:18
Is "taking him to the cleaners" your best financial move? You might be surprised. If you let your emotions dictate your financial actions during a divorce, you won't be thinking strategically — and ultimately might not get what you deserve.…

5 Tips to Filing Taxes Post-Divorce

Thursday, 26 February 2009 20:08
We hate to be the bearer of bad news... but tax time is right around the corner. (GULP) Do you know everything you should about filing solo? From reporting alimony to claiming dependents (rather than dependence), finance expert Stacy Francis…
When you marry or move in with someone, it's important to decide how you and your new partner will handle your finances as a couple, as it will only protect your own financial health should the relationship…

Between Bankruptcy And Bust

Wednesday, 05 August 2009 15:04
Filing for bankruptcy could be described as “a divorce for finances”. But is it your best option when a “real” divorce has ruined your finances? Finance Expert Sanyika Calloway Boyce chats with Debbie on the hard truth behind modern…

Traveling Solo: Part I

Saturday, 01 December 2007 11:15
Planning your first solo vacation can be intimidating. So many women don't travel just because they don't have someone to go with. In the first of a two part series, Debbie chats with Genevieve Brown, Senior Editor at Travelocity, and finds out that …
Thinking about starting your own business? Don't know how? Watch as Debbie probes Jean Blake-Jackson, director of The Entrepreneurial Center at the University of Hartford, to hammer out the details and figure out the best way to go about it.

Ladies Who Launch

Sunday, 27 June 2010 10:10
Debbie talks to Beth Schoenfeldt, a partner in Ladies Who Launch LLC, an organization that enables women to network with like-minded women who are pursuing their entrepreneurial and creative passions. Learn how to connect with others who are…

Traveling Solo: Part II

Friday, 30 November 2007 11:20
Debbie continues to probe into the possiblity of traveling alone with Genevieve Brown, Senior Editor at Travelocity. In…
Whether you're just thinking about divorce or in the middle of the process, finances are top of mind. Do you know the value of your 401k and IRA accounts? Did you know single moms earn 66% less than their male counterparts? That's no joke. Debbie…
I am a single businesswoman often in NYC, and the restaurant called Salute! on the corner of 39th and Madison Ave is my happy place of choice to go by myself — to eat, drink, and chill out in between or after business.On Wednesday, with&