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Member Spotlight: Krista Paniagua, Career Coach

ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication “I always loved writing and people. A career in PR and strategic communications is the perfect blend of the two,” said Krista Paniagua, a career coach at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and one of the newest board members of PRSA Phoenix.… Read More

Member Spotlight: Mychael Ramirez

Business Communications Coordinator for the Phoenix Suns PRSA Phoenix Board Member Looking back, Mychael Ramirez wishes he devoted more time networking and meeting new people from different industries when he first started his career in public relations. “You never know who in the industry can connect you with media, mentors, colleagues, etc.,” said Mychael. Now,… Read More

Added Member Benefit: Free Western District Conference Admission

Phoenix PRSA is offering FREE admission for PRSA Phoenix members to this year’s Western District Conference being held right here in Phoenix. Yes, you read that right. Free Admission. As a way to say thank you for being a member we want to offer you this exclusive member benefit. All you have to do: Register… Read More

Join the Phoenix PRSA Chapter, Attend 2019 Western District Conference for Free

Did you know, Phoenix PRSA is offering FREE admission to this year’s Western District Conference? Taking place right here in Phoenix this year, we’re offering all our Phoenix PRSA members access to this offer. Not a member? It’s not too late! Complete your Phoenix Chapter membership and follow these instructions. For any specific questions, please email:… Read More

Newsjacking Done Right at the PRSA International Conference

By Rachel Brockway, PR account supervisor, Serendipit Consulting Recently I was able to attend an amazing professional development conference, the 2018 PRSA International Conference in Austin. While there were so many great sessions, my favorite session was “Newsjacking: How PR Pros Can Capitalize on Real-Time Journalist Insights to Succeed at Major Events” by Natan Edelsburg,… Read More

What I Learned in Bat City

By Felice Appell, APR On Saturday, October 6, 2018, I headed to Austin, TX, also known as “Bat City” because every March through October the downtown area hosts the world’s largest urban bat colony – 1.5 million bats, to be exact. But instead of witnessing bats emerge at sundown from the Ann W. Richards Congress… Read More


In 2018, the PRSA Phoenix Chapter will award two separate $1,500 scholarships to underwrite professional development expenses related to registration and travel costs to attend PRSA International Conference on October 7-9, 2018 in Austin, Texas. . Applicants must be an active member of PRSA Phoenix for at least six months prior to applying and must… Read More

Two Hot Reasons to Join PRSA This Summer

Summer is in full swing and the hotter conditions are bringing you this sizzling offer from PRSA! If you are ready to heat up your career, join the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) now and take advantage of learning and networking opportunities to help you strengthen your personal brand and portfolio. Join by August… Read More

2018 Copper Anvil Call for Entries

Eligibility The 2018 Copper Anvil Awards is open to all public relations and related industry professionals in Arizona. To be eligible, at least some part of the project must have occurred in 2017 and have been completed by May 31, 2018. Enter today! Criteria Entries are not judged against others in the same category. Instead,… Read More

3 Free Webinars to Refresh The Stories Behind Your Pitches

As a member of PRSA, you have access to an abundance of resources to help you be the best PR pro you can be. Every month, PRSA organizes webinars with national experts in the public relations field covering a wide range of topics to keep you at the top of your game. You’re able to… Read More

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

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