Coyne Public Relations is proud to announce that Nicole Francisco, Vice President of Coyne PR, will be inducted into the 2022 class of Jersey’s Best Marketing and Communication Professionals Under 40, by the New Jersey Advertising Club.

The Jersey’s Best Awards honor professionals who impact their respective fields and company, exhibit qualities such as leadership, career progress, community involvement and achieving recognition from their peers, the public and their employers.

Nicole has built her career in the toy & juvenile products industry handling the planning and implementation of public relations campaigns for high-profile brands such as VTech, Alex Brands, Crayola, Playmobil, Graco, BabyBjörn and NUK, among others. She is a well-accomplished communications professional whose skills include creative writing, idea development, and media relations. Nicole has excelled at building strong media relationships with editors and producers, which she has leveraged to deliver consistent national media coverage for her client’s products and services.

“We are extremely proud of Nicole and all of her accomplishments,” said Rich Lukis, President. “Nicole started her career at the agency 16 years ago. In that time she’s launched one-of-a-kind events, provided strategic counsel for her clients and been a leader for her team. She’s an invaluable member of our organization.”

For each new class, the NJ Ad Club holds a dinner to honor the new members of Jersey’s Best. The honorees will be celebrated at Car Lofts in Fairfield, NJ on June 9, 2022. For more information about this year’s inductees, please visit the NJ Ad Club website.


NJ Ad Club’s mission is to shine a light on all the great work being done by every discipline in the advertising community throughout New Jersey. What do they mean by advertising? They mean all disciplines within advertising agencies, PR, media (sales, buying and planning), branding, marketing departments, digital, social, designers, photographers, illustrators, writers, printing, publishing, etc., as well as aspiring professionals.

As 2019 Creative Agency of the Year, Coyne PR delivers programs built on a foundation of stand-out creative, integrated thinking, and activation capabilities to convey messages across paid, earned, shared effectively, and owned channels for its clients. These programs have been recognized with more than 1000 industry awards since the agency’s inception in 1991 and led to the agency being one of the top independent P.R. firms in the U.S. In addition to its offices in New York and New Jersey, the agency’s footprint spans across 115 cities in 49 countries on six continents through its partnership in The Worldcom Public Relations Group®. For more information, visit