The Museum of Public Relations is holding a Nov. 11 virtual event that examines the challenges faced by Native American public relations professionals. Part of the museum’s celebration of Native American Month, “The Growing Role of Native Americans in Public Relations” features the public relations leaders of tribes from across the country, who will share stories about the role communications play in promoting economic opportunity and preserving well-being throughout all of the tribes. Sponsors of the event include Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication Department of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Georgia, Badger PR and The Stevens Group.
The Publicity Club of New York, in conjunction with Ragan's Communications Week, is hosting a Tuesday, Nov. 16 virtual event featuring decision-makers at three influential streaming news services. Running from noon to 1 p.m., the event will feature Morning Brew founder and executive chairman Alex Lieberman, NBC News Now associate booking producer Alexa Wallen and head of Newsy Eric Ludgood. Muck Rack and Publicist have also signed on as sponsors for the event. From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the same evening, friends of PCNY are invited to attend a CommsWeek networking reception. PCNY also asks that attendees consider supporting Ground Truth Project, Lion Publishers, or NewsMatch, three non-profits that help bolster local news reporting in the US.
The National Press Club’s Communicators Team is presenting a Nov. 17 online discussion that will address how professional communicators can serve as critical sources for the media about the businesses and organizations they represent. Moderated by NPC Board of Governors member and The Silimeo Group president Debra Silimeo, the discussion will feature Washington Business Journal editor-in-chief Vandana Sinha, Associated Press economics reporter Chris Rugaber and Pallavi Gogoi, head of NPR's business desk. The panelists will also talk about the issues and topics that drive their daily coverage of the companies, people and policy that shape the world’s economy.