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Meet the Team

Hello Woodlands offers breaking news, events, headlines, articles and stories on, across social media, and in a weekly email newsletter. Hello Woodlands now reaches over 1.5 million locals every month online. In only 7 months became the #1 Local News Source in The Woodlands on Facebook and Instagram – now with over 40,000 social media followers and growing!

Meet the team that captures and shares the news, stories, people, and passion behind each business in The Woodlands community and Montgomery County.

Jennifer Bruse, owner of Hello Woodlands

Jennifer Bruse

Jennifer Bruse –  CEO and President, Co-Owner, and Founder

Native Houstonian, Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Videographer and Photographer, Writer, Marketing Expert and Coach, Speaker, and The Woodlands/Conroe resident for over 14 years. Jennifer is the Founder, Co-Owner, CEO and President of Hello Woodlands as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Learn more


Rod Prado

Rod Prado

Rod Prado, Co-Owner and Director of Technology

Businessman, Photojournalist, Videographer, Puerto Rican Native, and The Woodlands/Spring/Conroe Resident for over 30 years.  Rod finished a career with the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, in Houston, Texas. In mid-2018, Rod decided to pursue his vision in private business entrepreneurship to become the Co-Owner and Director of Technology for

Rod completed his high school in Puerto Rico, at Antilles Military Academy.  Rod earned a music scholarship to attend Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Wayne, Pennsylvania. As a member of The Regimental Band, he played trombone, euphonium, and valve trombone with The Herald Trumpets.  At Valley Forge, he received The Alumni Gold Sword and was selected twice for appointment in the Anthony Wayne Legion Guard. Rod graduated with the “school rank” of 2nd Lieutenant Fire Marshal and received a degree in Business Administration.

Aside from, Rod enjoys music, sports, electronic gadgets, modern arts, and cooking.


Tiffany Marascio

Tiffany Marascio, Director of Content

Tiffany Marascio moved to The Woodlands from Houston in 1990. She has a degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Studio Art. Tiffany has enjoyed watching The Woodlands grow and change to meet the needs of its residents. Tiffany lives in The Woodlands with her husband and three kids. In her spare time, she enjoys reading science fiction novels, writing, and working on crossword puzzles.

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Amanda Poole, Lifestyle Writer   View Articles


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Nick Rama, Nick’s Local Eats

Nick Rama, Food Writer

Nick Rama was born in Hong Kong, BCC and moved to the Houston area in 1981 and to TheWoodlands/Spring area in 1986. Nick shares his restaurant experiences on Nick’s Local Eats at and the Q Up The Burgers Facebook page. Nick enjoys helping the small business owner, supporting his community with fundraising for food banks, and plans tasting events with locally owned mom and pop restaurants.

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A special thank you to the many organizations, officials, representatives, businesses, partners, photographers, writers, and volunteers who help Hello Woodlands daily share credible, unbiased local news every single day.
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