Senior Media Advisor
Nicolla Hewitt has over 30 years experience in US media, working for some of the best known companies in the world including ABC, CBS, NBC and Yahoo. Currently advising high-profile individuals and non-profits, Nicolla has a reputation for an in-depth understanding of international issues and global affairs, while delivering high value media placement for her clients.
Nicolla has served as an adviser to His Majesty King Charles III, and his “Turquoise Mountain” foundation for the preservation of Islamic art and economic empowerment in Afghanistan; Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Unite; and the Vital Voices Global Partnership founded by former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton which helps women in over 130 countries around the world. A former Senior Advisor for UN Women in the GCC, Nicolla has also advised various NGO’s in the Middle East about equal access for girls to receive an education, and enter the workforce.
Nicolla spent over 25 years as an award-winning US network TV news producer - working on esteemed programs such as “Today” and “60 Minutes,” producing interviews for ABC, CBS and NBC with Presidents, Heads of State, and high profile individuals. She also helped launched Newsweek/Daily Beast. During her career, she covered and reported extensively from Middle East, including Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Gaza and the West Bank.
She has successfully secured high-profile placements on behalf of her clients including 60 Minutes, The New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, NBC News, BBC, CNN, CNBC, Time, The Wall Street Journal, AP and Reuters.
Nicolla holds a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Pepperdine University and was a media fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institute. She is a member of the New York board of Vital Voices Global Partnership and former board member of UN Women for Peace.