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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 500,000 locals every month online, receives over 1 million views monthly online. In only 7 months became the #1 Local News Source in The Woodlands on Facebook and Instagram – now with over 30,000 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.


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Rod Prado Jr. and Jennifer Bruse

Jennifer Bruse – Co-Owner, CEO and President

Native Houstonian, Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Videographer and Photographer, Digital Marketing and Social Media Expert, Internet Personality, and The Woodlands resident for over 10 years. Jennifer is the Co-Owner, CEO and President of Hello Woodlands as well as the Editor-in-Chief of Learn more

Rod Prado, Co-Owner and Director of Technology

Businessman, Photographer, Videographer, Puerto Rican Native, and The Woodlands/Spring Resident for over 30 years. Rod is the Co-Owner, Director of Technology, Photographer and Videographer of

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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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.