Chapter Chat: Kate Keib

Chapter Chat: Kate Keib

Graduating college students entering the workforce are experiencing unprecedented levels of uncertainty and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For those recent and soon-to-be graduates, Kate Keib, assistant professor of communication at Oglethorpe University, offers a message of hope. “Believe in yourself and know those who support you are ready to help.” Keib has intimate […]

Impact of COVID-19 and How We Can Support Your Professional Journey

In 2017, PRSA Georgia leaders embarked on a strategic plan that ends this year. By 2020, their expectation was PRSA Georgia would serve a diverse community of professionals, empowering them to excel in effective, ethical and engaging communications on behalf of the organizations they represent and the constituencies they serve. NOT written into our Chapter’s […]

Chapter Chat: Denise Grant, Den Mother

Denise Grant, Chief Operating Officer and “Den Mother” to PRSA Georgia’s 830 members, began her affiliation with the Chapter as many of us do: as a member. In 1983, while she was working in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s public relations department, Denise and husband Jim discovered they were about to be parents of twins. Deciding a […]

Kindness Is a Superpower!

Katie Beacham believes everyone can be a force for good. She leads social impact and sustainability at Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton LLP, a global law firm headquartered in Atlanta. ____________ In the best of times, especially in a time such as now, acts of kindness and giving can bring strength, hope, and goodness to the […]

Chapter Chat: Lauren Powers

Time is one of the most precious gifts we can give, and Lauren Powers so graciously offers hers in support of PRSA Georgia and other causes. A Chapter member since 2011 and a member of the inaugural Forty Under 40 class, she’s leading not just one, but two of the organization’s dynamic committees –serving as […]

Career Management 2020

Tom Jago Managing Director The Ward Group O: 201 934-4235 | C: 201 615-7560   In November 2019, I had the opportunity to do a webinar for PRSA Georgia’s membership titled “Career Management 2020.” At the time, I always understood the importance of managing one’s “brand,” but I wasn’t prescient enough to forecast just […]

Chapter Chat: April M. Phillips, APR

“You can’t spell April without APR.” That’s how a coworker has signed off on his messages to April M. Phillips, APR ever since she earned accreditation in public relations. Obtaining her APR in 2018 strengthened Phillips’ knowledge and skills in a way that made an immediate impact on her role as a national communications director […]

Chapter Chat: Kristie Swink Benson, APR

With an impressive resume that includes shaping narratives for DeKalb County, Southern Company Gas and now the High Museum of Art – with plenty of industry accolades and awards along the way – there’s one professional accomplishment for Kristie Swink Benson, APR that rises above. Obtaining her accreditation in public relations. It was hard work […]

Chapter Chat: Morgan Smith-Williams

As Morgan Smith-Williams accelerated through the ranks of Georgia’s state government, she found that having a trusted mentor was key. Participating in PRSA Georgia’s 360 Mentoring Program in 2019, she transitioned from following the boss to being the boss. Since joining PRSA Georgia in 2014, Smith-Williams has sought out the informal advice of many Chapter […]