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Upcoming Events

STLove

Through a thoughtful panel discussion, we will discuss ways public relations professionals can positively impact St. Louis and contribute to dialogue surrounding the region’s reputation and image. Immediately following the panel discussion, we will open the floor up for questions about how to be positive ambassadors for the region we all call home. [Read More]

Meet the Media

PRSA St. Louis is hosting the second annual Meet the Media Happy Hour to continue developing the relationships between public relations professionals and the writers, producers, editors and media personalities. Bring your business cards and build some lasting relationships. [Read More]

ImPRessions Awards

PRSA St. Louis' ImPRessions Awards program is an annual competition that recognizes projects and programs demonstrating excellence in the communications profession. The awards competition is open to all public relations and communications practitioners who reside in the Greater St. Louis area. A significant portion of the work in all entries will need to be implemented between June 1 2018 and May. 31 2019. [Read More]

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Ethics Awareness Month

September is Ethics Month

As public relations practitioners, we are called to conduct ourselves professionally, with truth, accuracy, fairness and responsibility to the public at the forefront, regardless of the project or client at hand. We are called to act ethically and to lead others to do the same – but it’s not always easy or black and white, and it’s a muscle we must consciously flex. [Read More]

Don’t Call Me a Fixer. How People Typecast Public Relations

Propaganda. Spin. Cover. Public relations has been known as many things, but the most damaging in today’s field is the label of a “fixer.” Within the combat of recent politics, people who have a history of conspiring and scheming are blended with those who are practicing ethical, professional public relations. Just when we thought we became strategic, we are in danger of being right back where we were during the time of P.T. Barnum’s press agentry and propaganda. [Read More]

 

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Upcoming webinars

Check out these upcoming webinars from PRSA! Whether you're working on your APR or just looking to learn more about the industry these webinars are a great place to start AND they're free for members.

No time to watch the webinars live? Watch webinars when it works for you. Recorded webinars are available a week after they air live. Check out some of these on-demand webinars.

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Membership Update

Welcome to our new members!

  • Cara Lucille Knox
  • Christian A. Wargo

Thank you returning members!

  • Regina T. DeLuca-Imral
  • James Dietrich Goodwin

Know someone that is thinking of joining or returning? Through October 31, new and returning members joining as a regular member can take advantage of this great membership deal with promo code FALL19!

  • FREE one-year Chapter membership (up to $100 value)
  • FREE one-year Section membership (not including Counselors Academy or New Professionals)
  • FREE Initiation Fee ($65 value) or FREE Reinstatement Fee ($35 value).

Please note that this promotion is not for Associate Members ($200 or less annual dues) and current/renewing members.

New and returning members can click here to complete their membership application online and take advantage of this once-a-year deal by using promotion code FALL19.

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Mentor Match

One of the quickest ways to pay it forward within the local community is to serve as a mentor to the next generation of leaders in public relations. By participating in PRSA’s Mentor Match Program, you will have the opportunity to help pave the path for other professionals. If you are interested in participating in the Mentor Match Program, please contact Keagan Kristoff, membership director, at [email protected]

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