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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 –  Co-Owner, CEO and President

Native Houstonian, Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Videographer and Photographer, Marketing Expert and Coach, Speaker, 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

Rod Prado

Rod Prado, Co-Owner and Director of Technology

Businessman, Photojournalist, Videographer, Puerto Rican Native, and The Woodlands/Spring 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 cultivated her interest in art and photography while attending McCullough High School and taking classes in photography and photojournalism. After attending Lone Star College and Sam Houston University, she ultimately graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with highest honors in Studio Art. Tiffany and her husband met in The Woodlands before moving to Austin.

After living in Austin for almost ten years, Tiffany and her family decided to move back to The Woodlands to be close to family and enjoy the amenities offered for families of small children. Tiffany has enjoyed watching The Woodlands grow and change to meet the needs of its residents.

In late 2015, she launched her business Planners4Kids, where she creates personalized paper planners specifically designed for kids. During the formation of Planners4Kids, Tiffany discovered her passion for supporting small business.

Her love of small business led her to create forums to support others in the journey of entrepreneurship. She formed and currently serves as the Director of Operations of Woodlands Women’s Council of Entrepreneurs.

In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys reading science fiction novels, writing, and working on crossword puzzles. She has an extensive collection of vintage style dresses and fascinators. You can find her at her kids’ sports games or patronizing a local shop. She also loves spicy food, art, and connecting people.

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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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