November 27, 2018

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

November 27: PRSA Media Breakfast and Q&A with The Arizona Republic /

The Arizona Republic
200 E. Van Buren St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Have you ever wondered how the newsroom works? Or, more about the newspaper production process? Or, what it’s like in a typical day of the state’s leading newspaper office? Or, how about identifying the daily most relevant topics and stories that will resonate with your print and online audiences?

If any of these thoughts have entered your mind, join us Tuesday, Nov. 27 for a media breakfast, tour of The Arizona Republic building and Q&A with The Arizona Republic / editors and reporters.

Some of the topics we plan to dive into include:

  • What’s trending in the Arizona news cycle now that midterm elections have concluded
  • What are editors / reporters looking for in upcoming pitches
  • How are pitches and engaging with PR professionals best received
  • What are the hottest topics in the upcoming year


November 28, 2018

5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

NOV. 28, PRSA Networking Event: A Toast to Our Newest PRSA Phoenix Chapter APR Member

Salut Kitchen Bar
1435 East University Drive
Tempe, AZ 85251

Come help us celebrate our very own PRSA Phoenix Chapter Board Member, Amy McConnell, Public Information Officer at the City of Mesa Transportation Department, for earning her accreditation. We will celebrate Amy’s APR achievement during a happy hour networking event with light appetizers on Nov 28 at Salut Kitchen Bar in Tempe.


Interested in earning your APR? Our PRSA Phoenix Chapter Accreditation Chair, Melany Stroupe, will be on hand to answer any questions you have about the process. She can share inside knowledge on exactly what the certification is, the support PRSA Phoenix provides, and why it will leverage YOUR career and aspirations.

Already earned your APR? Your registration for this event is complimentary!

December 13, 2018

6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

PRSA Phoenix 2018 Holiday Party

Painting with a Twist
219 E Baseline Rd, #H3
Tempe , AZ 85283

Join us on Thursday, Dec. 13 for the annual PRSA Phoenix Holiday Party! This year’s festivities will be at Painting with a Twist starting at 6 p.m. Come discover your inner artist while enjoying light hors d'oeuvres and adult beverages. You will have the chance to mingle with fellow PR pros and enter to win some great prizes from our raffle to support the PRSSA Scholarship Fund. Bonus: you will get to create your own work of art to take home at the end of the evening!

As PRSA Phoenix’s way of showing our appreciation, this event is complimentary for members.

Seats are limited, so save your spot and register today. 

We offer educational and networking events, enabling communications professionals to stay current with industry news.

Some of our year-long events include media breakfasts, networking events, professional development luncheons and happy hours for new professionals. The public is always welcome to attend and chapter members receive discounts on all events.

Networking Events

We host one networking event per quarter. These events typically include two happy hours, a joint event with the International Association of Business Communicators in Phoenix and the annual Holiday Mixer.

Media Breakfasts

Approximately three to six times per year, we welcome a panel of journalists and local media heavyweights from various industries to join its members for breakfast and an interactive discussion.


We host bi-monthly professional development luncheons featuring notable guest speakers and panelists that educate, inform and provide insight into issues impacting the industry. They are typically held on the fourth Thursday of every other month.

New Pros Happy Hour

Our New Pros Group is comprised of members with fewer than five years of professional PR experience. It provides career assistance, mentor relationships and opportunities for professional development, training and resource sharing. New Pros happy hours are held regularly.

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