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NOKES COMMUNICATIONS

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Deston Nokes, APR

is accredited by the

Public Relations Society

of America

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... let's get to work!
... let's get to work!
Whether you communicate with media, customers, employees, prospects or online audiences, Nokes will help you craft the right message.

Deston Nokes, APR, has three decades of experience helping people and companies communicate effectively with their audiences. Nokes also is a freelance journalist and travel writer published in newspapers, magazines and online publications. He makes his home in Portland, Ore., but consults with clients throughout the United States.

No matter which medium you choose, Nokes has the expertise and flair to rouse a response from your audience, customers and prospects.

Let's get to work.

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Testimonials

  • I LOVE the resume's overview; it's really good, clear and just what I need. This is the best resume I've ever had. — Kirsten Larson, Portland, Ore.
     

    Kirsten Larson, writer, paralegal and commercial real estate consultant
  • I'd known Deston for many years, but finally got the opportunity to work with him while at the Bonneville Power Administration. As a communicator and writer, Deston is top notch. He's collaborative, results oriented and fun to work with. I highly recommend Deston and hope to have the opportunity to work with him again.

    Carrie Reese, Senior Consultant, ROC Group
  • Deston is one of the best people I've met in PR. We are destined (no pun intended) to work together. He was an invaluable partner when we were working with a hospitality client and was able to secure some great coverage for the property. He is a delight and one of the best writers I've ever come across. I still think he could be the next Rick Steves.

    Allison McCormick, Partner, AM:PM PR
  • "As a small PR firm, we rely on top, local talents to augment our in-house team. Deston Nokes is our go-to content creator. His deep experience in energy and hospitality public relations makes him a natural in those areas, but we have yet to find a field that Deston can't master. He's a reliable writer, a quick study and a consummate professional. He extends our team and helps us offer our clients consistent high-quality content for traditional and digital media."

    Pat McCormick, Partner, AM:PM PR