Nyree D. Wright

Principal, NW Consulting

Nyree D. Wright, Principal of NW Consulting, LLC, is a top Washington, DC-based public relations and media professional noted for her strategic and corporate reputation counsel to Fortune 500 companies. She has a proven track record in integrated communications and for developing successful campaigns across various industries that include consumer, automotive, entertainment, education, financial services and telecom. Her prowess in media (relationships, strategy and placement) is undisputed, having placed her clients in the world’s top media outlets.

Nyree is the former Senior Vice President for Public Relations at TV One Networks. Previously, she was the Executive Vice President/Senior Consultant of Reputation Management at Porter Novelli. Prior to her Porter Novelli role, she was a Senior Vice President at MSLGROUP in Washington, DC, managing the DC office’s largest consumer and corporate reputation account. Prior to joining MSL Washington, DC in 2011, Nyree ascended through the ranks of The McGinn Group/TMG Strategies to Vice President, where, for five years, she managed the General Motors assignment, the firm’s largest and most important account.

Before joining The McGinn Group in 2001, Nyree worked at Prudential Financial and Ogilvy PR. During her time in New York, she earned her M.A. in Corporate & Public Communication from Seton Hall. Nyree began her career at The Rosen Group in New York, where she secured a position with the agency after interning with them through her Rutgers University PRSSA chapter during her undergraduate studies.

A recipient of numerous accolades throughout her career, Nyree was awarded the 2021 “Outstanding Mentor” honor by the Diversity Action Alliance (DAA), a coalition of public relations and communications leaders joining forces to accelerate progress in the achievement of meaningful and tangible results in diversity, equity and inclusion across the PR profession. In early 2022, she was included in Pocstock’s “Future of Black America Top 50 Leaders of 2022”. And in October, The CableFaxies honored her with one of its “2022 PR Executive of the Year” awards. Most recently, Nyree received the 2023 PRNEWS Top Women Industry Champion Award and 2023 Diversity Action Alliance Distinguished Communicator Award.