Our Team


Vespa-loving Pipeline President Robin Hoffman started the company in 1995 after working on behalf of Sony Electronics with communications firms TSI and Ketchum Public Relations. Previously, Robin was a reporter with SHOOT, Videography, Television Broadcast and WRAP. She also freelanced for Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Post, and Film & Video. She is currently writing a young adult novel and contributes to The Huffington Post. Robin lives in Montclair, NJ with her two sons and husband.






Mark Pescatore, Vice President of Pipeline Communications, has been writing about the professional video industry for more than 20 years. Known for his work as editor of Government Video, he also served as executive conference chair of the Government Video Technology Expo, editor and managing editor of Television Broadcast magazine, and host/producer of the Television Broadcast Two-Minute Drill and 4K Report podcasts. He co-authored the book Working with HDV and co-edited the second and third editions of The Guide to Digital Television. There are also unconfirmed reports that Mark’s tireless work in PR is a veiled effort to support his fantasy football habit.




Nicole Crane is Senior Account Executive at Pipeline Communications. She began her career with Pipeline Communications in 2008 as an intern. When Nicole graduated Summa Cum Laude from Montclair State University in 2009 with B.A. in communication studies in public relations, she joined Pipeline full time. When she’s not working as a publicist, Nicole also works in the health & wellness industry as a freelance writer, health coach, and healthy living blogger at www.foodielovesfitness.com.