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2014-10-29 08:28:49

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Olmstead has been awarded the October 2014 Chapter Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) in recognition of her dedicated volunteer work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154989 The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the Chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. She was presented with a certificate and inscribed...

2014-10-16 16:28:15

Keynote panelists include communications executives from Toyota, Corner Bakery and Greyhound DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Something "BIG" is happening in Dallas on Friday, November 7, at the Irving Convention Center. The Dallas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is hosting its annual Communications Summit, an event that brings more than 200 communications professionals together for a day of networking and professional development, complete with the Pegasus...

2014-10-15 12:26:47

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has named Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE, as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the organization. Truncale joins PRSA after spending 30 years with the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), an organization that he helped guide from traditional printing into the digital age. In his new position, Truncale will oversee the daily operations of PRSA and will help the...

2014-10-14 12:27:50

Third annual Detroit diversity event focuses on demographics in communications and business October 23 DETROIT, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public relations and communications practitioners, scholars, academicians, students and others will gather for the third annual Ofield Dukes Diversity Summit. Presented by the Public Relations Society of America Detroit chapter (PRSA Detroit), the Summit will explore the challenges and opportunities presented by cross-generational differences in the...

2014-10-10 08:22:40

Awards recognize excellence in public relations work and industry superstars ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) will host its annual Awards Ceremony on November 6, honoring excellence in public relations practice and industry leaders for their contributions to the Chapter and the profession. The early bird registration deadline is October 16, regular registration deadline is October 30, and...

2014-09-25 12:25:26

Phoenix, Percy Award Winners and Student Scholarships Also Announced PHOENIX, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Phoenix Chapter awarded 12 Copper Anvils and 21 Awards of Merit during its annual Copper Anvil Awards, a program that recognizes outstanding public relations tactics and campaigns that incorporate effective research, planning, execution and evaluation, reflecting the highest standards of performance in public relations in for-profit and...

2014-09-25 08:24:16

ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne Roberts has been awarded the September, 2014 Chapter Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) in recognition of his dedicated volunteer work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148255 The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the Chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. She was presented with a certificate and inscribed...

2014-09-16 08:26:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adacelis Perez has earned her Accredited in Public Relations (APR) certification from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146283 Perez is an integrated marketing communications professional who has worked in agency and corporate environments for non-for-profit and private organizations and across national and international markets for over 12 years....

2014-09-10 08:26:24

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Olsen has earned her Accredited in Public Relations (APR) certification from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144683 Olsen is the Communications Specialist at A.G. Rhodes Health & Rehab, a nonprofit that operates three nursing homes in the Atlanta area. Prior to joining A.G. Rhodes, Mary worked as a Public Affairs Specialist for the...

2014-09-09 12:26:19

Event to be held in Rochester for communicators of all ranges ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is still open for the 2014 Public Relations Society Northeast District Conference scheduled for Sept. 18 and 19 in Rochester, N. Y. The event is open to all communications professionals from across the northeast region as well as nationally, who work in public relations, marketing, advertising or other areas of corporate and non-profit communications. Communicators...


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