Meet the PoliChicks – Flora & Nell

Breaking new ground for women’s voices in Pennsylvania, PA Polichicks is an exciting new video/audio podcast series that is as entertaining as it is irreverent.

Featuring award-winning and well-known broadcast news veterans Flora Posteraro and Nell McCormack Abom, PA PoliChicks engages state and national newsmakers as it provides diverse insights on politics, the media, public relations, parenting and a breadth of hot-button topics inspired by real life.

Flora is an Emmy Award-winning TV news anchor/reporter who worked for the last 34 years at TV stations around the Commonwealth including Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, Johnstown, and Philadelphia, the nation’s fourth-largest television market.

She has won numerous journalism and broadcasting awards and was voted 2018 “Simply  the Best Local TV Personality” by the readers of Harrisburg Magazine.

Flora has anchored more than 10,000 newscasts during her career.  She has interviewed presidents and top political leaders, stood in hurricanes and blizzards, and was the first woman in the world to fly in a Russian MiG29.  Posteraro is the Senior Multi-Media Specialist for PennWatch.org where she does media training and produces videos for clients.

A Philadelphia native, Nell spent more than 20 years covering news at television stations around the country and served as a senior communications advisor to Pennsylvania Governors Bob Casey Sr. and Tom Ridge. Under Ridge, she led media relations on multiple international trade missions.

Governing magazine described the Ridge communications team as “Pennsylvania’s masterful P.R. machine.” Nell earned an Emmy hosting Smart Talk on WITF-TV, as well as numerous Associated Press Broadcasters Association and other journalism awards throughout her broadcasting career. Now, as the president of Nell McCormack Abom Communications, she crafts award-winning media campaigns for clients throughout Pennsylvania.