Public Relations Society of America

Philadelphia Chapter

About PRSA Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Chapter is the fifth largest chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). We provide opportunities for professional development, mentoring, networking and continuous learning in all strategic communication disciplines to 430 members across Greater Philadelphia. 

PRSA Philadelphia supports PR and communications professionals in all stages of their career and offers a myriad of resources, including the region’s preeminent PR job bank, the exclusive opportunity to earn the APR professional accreditation, professional development and networking events, and volunteer opportunities. We also work closely with student chapters of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) in the region.

Pepperpot Awards: Held December 1

Thank you to everyone who submitted for the 2020 Pepperpot Awards! Learn more about the event and the winners here.

Chapter News

 

January 2021 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

Happy New Year! Last year was truly challenging and let’s face it, life-altering, year for all of us with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nontheless, our chapter celebrated our annual Pepperpot Awards in December with more than 150 attendees via Zoom! I want to thank Stephanie Byrwa for her service as chapter President…

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December 2020 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

2020, the year that no one knew what was next. The year that everything needed to be penciled in as opposed to written in ink. This was the year that we made plans only for them to be ever-changing. We may not have planned for some things to happen, but in the meantime, perhaps it worked out for the better, or maybe it was not the outcome we planned or hoped for. As we get ready to flip the calendar to 2021…

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November 2020 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

Greetings!

To think that we have been plugging away in “these times” for more than six months is interesting, to say the least. How many words can we add to our vocabulary, both written and oral, that we cannot wait to not have in our frequently used category? Some may say things are still uncertain as we move into the tail end of 2020. I hope you can still accomplish some of the goals you set our for yourself in 2020 pre-pandemic.

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September 2020 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

Dear Members,

Did you know that September is Ethics Month at PRSA? As communications professionals who are members of PRSA, we each agree to uphold and abide by the PRSA’s Code of Ethics, which stresses six core values: Advocacy, Honesty, Expertise, Independence, Loyalty, and Fairness.

On September 8, PRSA National hosted a webinar free for members. If you missed it, check it out on-demand beginning September 17. This is also a time for those with APR to receive CEUs during this webinar.

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August 2020 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

Hello!

I hope your summer is going well, even if it looks a little different than most. Members of the board have been diligently working to put together some great virtual programs. Be sure to check out the upcoming programs and sign up.

I want to highlight a portion of the Call for Entries for the Pepperpot Awards; we have The PRSA Individual Achievement Awards honor extraordinary individuals for excellence in public relations. There is no fee to enter the Individual Achievement Awards, and the deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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July 2020 Chapter Chat

President’s Letter

Despite it being a truly unique year so far, we are looking forward to some exciting and informative programs this month, even though it is summer, it is helpful to keep learning! On Wednesday, July 15, Ken Jacobs will lead a lunchtime program, “Things to Start Doing NOW To More Effectively Lead Your Team.” Ken brings a wealth of knowledge and information on this topic, and you might even recognize his name from PRSA’s Strategies & Tactics publication! We will also be kicking off a series of helpful webinars this month and are proud to introduce the Philadelphia PRSA Job Search Webinar Series, the first of which will be led by Jennifer Lynn Robinson, Esq., CEO of Purposeful Networking covering, “Resilience Matters: Job Searching During a Crisis” on Tuesday, July 21.

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January 2021

A Message from the Chapter President   Happy New Year! Last year was a truly challenging and let’s face it, life-altering, year for all of us with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, our chapter celebrated our annual Pepperpot Awards in December with more than 150...

Why Become a Member

Job Opportunities

Access to the hottest job opportunities within the industry.

Strong Network

Direct access to a network of the region’s top 500 public relations professionals.

Events

Discounted prices at all PRSA Philadelphia events.

Weekly Emails

Be “in the know” of upcoming events, industry trends, and local movers and shakers.

Membership Directory

Listing in PRSA Philadelphia membership directory.

Why Become a Member

Job Opportunities

Access to the hottest job opportunities within the industry.

Strong Network

Direct access to a network of the region’s top 500 public relations professionals.

Events

Discounted prices at all PRSA Philadelphia events.

Weekly Emails

Be “in the know” of upcoming events, industry trends, and local movers and shakers.

Membership Directory

Listing in PRSA Philadelphia membership directory.

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