In 2017, two digital media professionals met on a business trip and everything changed.
We fell in love — not just with each other, but with the idea of starting a business together.
A year later, we founded Lightning Media Partners. We want to help businesses create, expand, and improve their content marketing strategy. Our combined backgrounds in journalism, media relations, digital publishing, blogging, SEO, and marketing allow us to help you with any content goals you may have.
Meet the Founders
CEO & Editorial Director
Nicole put her Media, Culture & Communications degree to good use over the years, working as a freelance writer, a PR assistant, an editorial researcher, a reporter, an editorial strategist, a social media manager, a copy editor, and a producer. Nicole’s ultimate goal has always been entrepreneurship, though, so launching Lightning Media Partners was the natural next step in her career. Running a content marketing agency has allowed Nicole to combine her business journalism background with her varied professional experiences in the communications field.
COO & Marketing Director
Sean has never been able to answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For as long as he can remember, Sean has wanted to learn everything about anything to fuel a lifelong dream of starting his own business. Sean always been the type of person who learns by doing, which has led him from one adventure to the next, connecting the dots between different professions and fields of study. As a digital marketer, Sean has worked as a writer, editor, SEO specialist and social media manager.
Meet Our Team
Sammi Caramela is our Content Manager whose love for words has propelled her into a career of freelance writing. When she isn’t working for her various clients, she’s writing (and furiously editing) her first novel, reading a YA book with a third cup of coffee, or attending local pop-punk concerts. Check out her blog at sammisays.org.
Trystan Crichton is a sophomore Media and Drama double major at the Catholic University of America. Outside the classroom Trystan is a food lover, cat-cuddling advocate, and occasionally exercises (on a good day).
Danielle Fallon is our Administrative Assistant who prides herself on efficiency, organization, and communication. She utilizes these skills both in her work with Lightning Media Partners, and in her career as a school-based speech-language pathologist. Outside of work, her interests include puppies, food, and anything music/theater/dance-related.
Julianna Lopez is a freelance writer, editor, and social media marketer. She loves all things New York, books, movies, and theater.