Entries by ginawilliams

Congrats! 2019 Spotlight Awards & Awards of Distinction Honorees

We are proud to share the achievements of an exceptional group of public relations and communications professionals and showcase their outstanding work and contributions to our industry and community. Participation and membership in PRSA — advancing the profession in line with the standards and ethics of our association and honoring our work that upholds these […]

Leadership Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Strategies for Equitable Communication

Looking to craft communications that break through cultural barriers? Learn hands-on strategies to make sure your communications keeps pace with the diversity of your audience. Hear from Diversity, Equity and Inclusion industry leaders Joy Fowler, MBA, VP of Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Umpqua Bank and Gail Dundas, MS, APR, Fellow PRSA, Communications Consultant. Limited […]

On Health and Wellness: My one tip to prepare for conferences

by Mark Mohammadpour, APR The PRSA International Conference (ICON) is October 20-22 in San Diego. Every year I attend, I learn new things, meet new people and leave inspired to play a larger role in advancing the profession and the professional. The reality of conferences like ICON, however, is that we are sitting a lot, […]

Speakers needed for January North Pacific District Conference!

The professional development program topics for the 2020 district conference to be held in San Francisco in January were approved by the board, and organizers are looking for speakers and panelists who can contribute their expertise and perspective to these subjects. If you think this could be you, please complete the speaker submission form. The submission […]

PRSA Oregon’s Newest APR: Amanda Roe

by Allison Bolt With over 20 years of experience in marketing and communications, Amanda Roe has worked at Fortune 500, Fortune 100, and privately owned companies. After being recruited by Biamp Systems, she spent some time trying to work public relations into her regular duties as a brand marketing manager before making a pitch to […]

From Our President: A Great Start to 2019!

It’s been a productive start to 2019 for PRSA Oregon’s board of directors. I’m excited about the enthusiasm, energy, and great work being done by the chapter’s leaders and committee volunteers. The PRSA Oregon board just finished its 2019 strategic plan. That plan is a built around a vison of PRSA Oregon as a thriving […]

PRSA Oregon Statement in Response to DoubleTree Portland Incident

PRSA Oregon is the state’s leading professional development association for public relations and communications professionals. We value and are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and being a professional organization that is welcoming to all. As was widely published, in December 2018, the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland evicted Mr. Jermaine Massey, an African American hotel […]