Western District Names 2018 Platinum Service Award Winner

Yes! She made it out of the basement…some may recall the tragedy that hit the Phoenix VA in 2014 when Veterans were left waiting for care. It was whistleblowers who exposed the “VA wait-time scandal” and Phoenix PR Pro Paula Pedene was in the middle of the storm. After 24 years of stellar PR work for VA,… Read More

PRSA Phoenix Selects ASU Scholarship Award Recipient

The Phoenix PRSA Student Scholarship is given annually to active Arizona PRSSA members. Applicants must be currently enrolled at Arizona State University or Northern Arizona University, active members of their PRSSA chapter and display an outstanding dedication to the public relations field, including leadership in PRSSA, success in internships and excellence in schoolwork. Congratulations to… Read More

PRSA Western District Conference

By Breanne Krager “Our industry is truly about being connectors.” This is the statement that kicked off the 2018 PRSA Western District Conference in Denver by the conference’s first keynote speaker, Shonali Burke, president and CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting. Even though I had to constantly remind myself to close my mouth as it was… Read More

Invite a Friend, Get a Gift Card

As a member of PRSA Phoenix, you’ve come to know firsthand the professional and personal benefits this organization offers. From the ever-popular media breakfasts and professional development luncheons to the exuberant Copper Anvil Awards, there are a number of opportunities to meet folks in your field as well as polish your PR skills. Now is… Read More

Application For 2018 PRSA Western District Conference Scholarship

The PRSA Phoenix Chapter will award two separate $500 scholarships to assist Phoenix Chapter members with professional development expenses related to registration, meals and/or travel costs for the PRSA Western District Conference in Denver, Colorado from April 12-13, 2018. Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Applicants must have been an active member of the PRSA Phoenix Chapter for… Read More

ASU PRSSA and PRSA Phoenix come together in Boston

By Taylor Bishop Two weeks ago, myself and three other students from Arizona State University’s PRSSA Chapter attended the National Conference in Boston. There, we heard from industry professionals, networked with colleagues and explored the beautiful city. I have been a member of ASU PRSSA for three years now and am now in my senior… Read More

Find Your PR Strong – Takeaways from PRSSA National Conference

  By Dani Ganley In the communications field, it can feel like there are a million paths to take. I feel like this idea rings true especially for students entering the public relations and communications field. So, it was fitting that Sharon Barbano, Head of Public Relations for Saucony, was at the 2017 PRSSA National… Read More

Fake News at the PRSA International Conference

By Rachel Brockway, Sr. Account Executive, HMA Public Relations Last week I was honored to attend the PRSA International Conference in Boston, which was an amazing professional development opportunity.  There were many sessions but one of my favorites was “In the Era of Fake News, How to Keep Your Brand’s Content Credible” by Lisa Arledge… Read More

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