People of Northwest Public Radio
An academic overachiever since failing the fifth grade, Corinna Nicolaou is a former policy writer for the U.S. Congress. After the humiliation of being held back in school, she went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from U.C. Berkeley and earn two Master’s Degrees—all in an effort to prove to herself that she could do it.
Growing up, she experienced a myriad of life situations: a girlhood living with her single mom in Austin and Dallas; teen years in the wilds of Los Angeles reunited with her father; and, finally, a determined young woman trying to make it on her own in Washington, D.C.
Cricket Cordova, an award-winning marketing and public relations specialist, is dedicated to fostering win-win relationships between businesses and Northwest Public Radio.
Cricket has extensive experience applying her skills in communications, sales, design, marketing and project management to achieve successful outcomes for a wide-variety of clients, including community development, hospitals, ski resorts, retail and the arts.
Cricket, an Eastern Washington native, received Honors at Entrance from Whitman College, then completed her Bachelor of Arts at New York University’s College of Art and Science where she also studied at NYU’s Stern School of Business.