The Public Relations Society of America is the largest public relations organization in the world, with more than 22,000 members nationwide. The Western District is one of 10 regions established by PRSA and covers 11 chapters in five western states comprising more than 2,200 members. Our goal is to provide a continuum of training, networking and advancing the public relations profession by offering a Western District Conference, building relationships with our chapters and creating organizational strength by consistently refining and honing our training, networking activities, events and board meetings.
Join us for a lunch and learn at one of the market leaders in radio – Hubbard Broadcasting in Phoenix. You’ll get a firsthand look inside the radio operations of 98 KUPD, 93.3 ALT AZ, 100.7 KSLX and their other stations.
Drew Hutchinson, Director of Digital Operations for Hubbard Broadcasting, will host this exclusive event for PRSA Phoenix. He will lead a tour of the station and share insights into PR opportunities available for community affairs radio programs, cross-marketing opportunities with advertisers and digital marketing tools.
Drew has worked in the broadcasting, music and entertainment industry for more than 15 years. As the director of digital operations for Hubbard Broadcasting, he works with KDKB-FM, KUPD-FM, KSLX-FM, KDUS-AM and KAZG AM.
Come enjoy lunch on us, network with fellow PR pros and a tour of the studio!
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.
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.
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.
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.