PRSA News

Congratulations to Andrew McCaskill, APR – Newly Accredited Member of PRSA Georgia

Congratulations to Andrew McCaskill, APR – Newly Accredited Member of PRSA Georgia “Becoming accredited has always been a professional goal. Being 15 years into my PR career, I’m very aware of the example I need to set for the young people who report to me. APR evidences to them that you never stop learning and […]

PRSA Georgia Chapter Awards Nominations Due Monday, June 17

PRSA Georgia Chapter Awards, presented at the Awards Celebration in November, recognize outstanding professional achievement as well as contributions to the Georgia Chapter and the community. PRSA Georgia members at all professional levels are eligible. Members are encouraged to honor the achievements of their colleagues, friends and mentors with a Chapter Awards nomination. Categories include: […]

Ray A. Crockett, APR, Fellow PRSA, Order of the Phoenix 1945- 2013

The PRSA Georgia family mourns the passing of Ray Crockett, one of our most devoted Chapter members and a role model for our profession. Ray fought cancer as the soldier he was, but couldn’t win this battle. He died Sunday surrounded by his devoted wife, Carolyn, their three sons and their families, and his siblings […]

PRSA Georgia Pins Newest APRs

PRSA Georgia Pins Newest APRs PRSA Georgia pinned two new Accredited in Public Relations members at the March 14 monthly meeting. Carol Galbreath, APR, is senior director of public relations at the Arthritis Foundation national office where she is responsible for nationwide public relations strategy. Dedicated to professional growth, she pursued her APR after more […]

Real World PR 2013 Huge Success

Real World PR 2013, PRSA Georgia’s annual collegiate conference, was a huge success on February 22 with 260 students registered and 400 students and professionals in attendance for the luncheon to hear keynote speaker Mickey Nall, APR, Fellow PRSA; Georgia Chapter member and National PRSA Chair and CEO. Nall shared his observations on Navigating the […]

PRSA Georgia Member Renee Kopkowski Profiled in Public Relations Tactics

In this month’s “Profiles in PR,” Renee Kopkowski, vice president of corporate affairs for Mars Chocolate North America and PRSA Georgia Chapter member, discusses the importance of professional development, her department’s relationship to the C-suite — and, of course, her favorite chocolate. Click here to read her story. Public Relations Tactics is PRSA’s award-winning newspaper […]