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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

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

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