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PRSA-NY Reveals Big Apple Co-Chairs

Fri, Oct. 27, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Big ApplePRSA-NY today announced its five honorary co-chairs for its Big Apple Awards ceremony gala slated for TAO Downtown on Nov. 15.

PRSA-NY Chief Apologizes for Email

Tue, Oct. 17, 2023

By Kevin McCauley

Carmella GloverPRSA-NY president Carmella Glover today issued a "heartfelt apology" on behalf of the chapter for her Oct. 14 message that "caused disappointment and hurt to some of our valued members."

PRSA Slaps APR Accreditation

Thu, Sep. 2, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

PRSA APR AccreditationThe leadership of Public Relations Society of America is backing a move to change the current “must-have” APR accreditation to “strongly preferred” as a requirement for a seat on its board of directors.

Thomas Brooks Takes PRSA Helm

Mon, Jan. 11, 2021

By Kevin McCauley

Linda Thomas BrooksPublic Relations Society of American today named Linda Thomas Brooks CEO, succeeding CFO Phil Bonaventura, interim chief since July 2019.

PRSA Cancels In-Person Annual Conference

Mon, Jul. 13, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

PRSAPRSA said today its international conference that was slated for Nashville from Oct. 25 to Oct 27 would be held online instead due to the COVID-19 crisis.

PRSA Names Walsh Marketing/Sales Chief

Wed, Feb. 12, 2020

By Kevin McCauley

Maureen WalshPublic Relations Society of America has named Maureen Walsh chief marketing & sales officer. She was CEO of Winn Feline Foundation, which supports research into medical conditions affecting cats.

PRSA Records 15% Surge in '18 Revenues

Mon, Nov. 25, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Joe TruncalePublic Relations Society of America reported a 15 percent jump in 2018 revenues to $13.8M, sparked by a sharp rise investment income, according to its recently released Form 990.

PRSA Puts Search for CEO "On Hold"

Tue, Oct. 29, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Joe TruncalePublic Relations Society of America has put the search for the CEO "on hold" until early next year when more people are looking for jobs. Joe Truncale stepped down as chief on July 15.

Olson of Fingerpaint Elected PRSA Chair

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Michelle OlsonMichelle Olson, who runs Scottsdale office of New York's Fingerpaint, was elected 2021 PRSA National Chair at the 2019 PRSA Leadership Assembly in San Diego.

PRSA/LA Steps Up Commitment to Diversity

Fri, May 24, 2019

By Steve Barnes

shawn smithPRSA/Los Angeles is stepping up its committment to diversity with networking event with Black PR Society/LA and diversity celebration with Hispanic PR Assn.

PRSA/NY Awards Achievement in Diversity

Tue, May 21, 2019

By Steve Barnes

awardsPublic Relations Society of America's New York chapter is honoring companies and PR firms that foster diversity in the workplace and champion underrepresented groups with the new Big Apple Leadership in Diversity Award.

Bylaw Change Calls for 'Non-Partisan' PRSA

Wed, Jun. 27, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Mary Beth WestPRSA fellows Mary Beth West and Susan Hart call for PRSA to operate as a non-partisan organization. They say Society should not be perceived as 'organization representing a particular group of political ideology like-mindedness.'

More PRSA Bylaw Amendments Introduced

Mon, Jun. 25, 2018

By Steve Barnes

PRSAProviding PRSA with a non-voting ethics officer on its national board, eliminating the role of the national board in officer nominations and adding a voting ethics representative are goals of bylaw amendments introduced by PRSA fellows Susan Hart and Mary Beth West.

PRSA Members Target Ethics Reforms

Thu, Jun. 21, 2018

By Steve Barnes

Susan HartTwo long-standing PRSA members have introduced what they say is the first in a series of five bylaw amendments that call for reforms in the organization’s ethics, governance, organizational transparency and nonpartisanship.

Capozzi Challenges PR to ‘Touch One More Life’

Thu, May 10, 2018

By Kevin McCauley

Lou CapozzoIn accepting PRSA Foundation’s 2018 Paladin Award last night, former MSL Group chairman Lou Capozzi challenged the audience to “touch one more life, mentor one more kid.”