We’re a small but extremely dedicated team with a mix of skills & experience perfectly suited to manage our client’s needs. With over 70 years of experience between us, we have worked in television, radio, events & sports management, marketing, FMCG, retail, digital media and more! With so many bases covered we can reach out and explore any avenue or opportunity that arises.

John Ruggiero

John Ruggiero

Managing Director

With a career spanning 3 decades in arts & entertainment, Ruggiero’s experience includes 10 years as a regular on iconic TV variety show Young Talent Time, before going on as a recording and touring artist in a career spanning 20 years.

In 2010 a passion for motoring led to the launch of an all-new corporate and public driving experience, ‘The Australian Muscle Car Experience’. In 2011 Ruggiero consulted to V8Supercar teams as a sponsorship specialist before launching Push Talent Management to help brands connect with some of Australia’s most valuable assets in sport and entertainment.

Samara Pople

Samara Pople

Media & PR Manager

An experienced personality in high level motorsport, Pople has enjoyed critical roles with Porsche Motorsport and in V8Supercars as a team manager and public relations expert.

At Push Talent Management, Pople holds the important role of delivering media releases, driving social media, managing websites and general media relations, ensuring regular communication for clients and talent.

Natalee Chiodo

Natalee Chiodo

Graphic Design

With 20 years experience across a range of industries, Chiodo lends her creativity and marketing background to making our talent shine.

At Push Talent Management, Chiodo looks after all of our digital and print media graphics including the design of websites for many of our clients. Maintaining strong branding and outstanding visuals is a key element of helping our clients & campaigns grow.

Nadine Wake

Nadine Wake


Nadine is a charismatic, confident, results driven professional with fantastic stakeholder engagement skills. She has a passion for business improvement, is confident developing and building new business and consulting on business change.

With a blend of finance and operations management, business planning and strategy, process automation and practical business knowledge combined with analytical, modelling and interpersonal skills, the result is an asset to achieve business success.

She has strong technical skills including Xero and Microsoft Office to support financial modelling and data analysis drawing on an eclectic background most recently in Finance.


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Please get in touch if you're looking for a Melbourne Talent Agency for representation, partnership or talent for an upcoming event, campaign or launch.

0414 543 634

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