COVID-19 Member Impact Poll: 95% of Survey Respondents Say Coronavirus Poses a Large Threat to the U.S. Economy

PRSA Georgia recently conducted a survey to learn how COVID-19 is affecting the PR industry in Georgia. The survey included responses from 115 PRSA Georgia members who work in the following settings: corporate (37%), independent counselors (18%), higher education (15%), agency (12%), government (9%), and non-profits (9%). PR professionals in Georgia are predicting a dismal […]

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 […]

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 […]