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: December 1

Do you remember the first Pepperpot Awards event that you attended and connected with the top local professionals being recognized for their best practices? While this year will be a Zoom gathering, we will make sure this is a suspenseful event where we can announce winners and recognize the hard work you have done in communications over the past year. And what a year it has been! Learn more about the event and the finalists here.

Chapter News

 

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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August 2019

President's Report Dear Members, Forget football pre-season or back-to-school season; here at PRSA Philadelphia it's officially Pepperpot season. If you haven't yet thought about how you and your company will get involved, now is a great time. Don't have a tactic or...

01 December 2020

2020 Pepperpot Awards

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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.

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

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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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