August Program Recap

WeAreFPRA Capital Chapter Celebration Thursday, August 30, 2018/11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Four Points by Sheraton, Tallahassee Downtown Presented by Gandy Printers, TREW Media, Inc, and Ktcreative Top Takeaways Celebration of the past year’s accomplishments Past FPRA Presidents passing the gavel Awards Ceremony Installation of the new FPRA Officers and Board of Directors Recap The […]

Member Spotlight – Sam May

Name and Title Sam May, Public Relations Coordinator at VISIT FLORIDA Hometown Tampa, Florida Share a little background about yourself. I moved to Tallahassee in 2014 to pursue college at Florida State University. In 2016, I graduated with a degree in Editing, Writing & Media with a minor in Communications. During my last semester, I […]

Congratulations to Shari Hubbard, APR!

Shari Hubbard, APR is the Capital Chapter’s most recent member to earn the Accredited in Public Relations (APR) credential. Hubbard is the owner of Tallahassee Home Staging, where she directs all public relations and communication activities for the company specializing in residential, apartment and model home staging. Hubbard is also a community blogger for the […]

Member Spotlight – Holly Brooks

Name and Title Holly Brooks, Account Manager at RB Oppenheim Associates Hometown Tallahassee, Fla. What project are you most proud of? I’m proud to have been part of a successful legislative campaign for the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA), handling both internal and external communications. FRA’s “Redevelopment Works” campaign raised awareness about the importance of Florida’s […]

July Program Recap

“Finding Your #FPRAbalance: A Little PR-spective.” Thursday, July 19, 2018/11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Florida Sheriffs Association Presented by One Fresh Pillow Top Takeaways Make the most of all FPRA has to offer There’s a chasm between the public’s perception of public relations and the true nature of the industry Empower your employees It’s okay […]

Call for Nominations – Member and New Member of the Year Chapter Awards

The purpose of the award is to recognize a member of the Capital Chapter for their outstanding contribution to the Chapter and the field of public relations. When awarded, the New Member of the Year and Member of the Year awards are presented at the officer installation meeting in August. The selection of a winner […]

Wanted: Nonprofits Looking for Public Relations Guidance

  Wanted: Nonprofits Looking for Public Relations Guidance FPRA Capital Chapter professionals accepting applications through July 12 for ‘ER for PR’ event TALLAHASSEE – Local communications professionals are offering a half day of public relations guidance to qualifying nonprofit organizations. Hosted by the Florida Public Relations Association Capital Chapter, the annual ER for PR event pairs […]

2018 – 2019 Leadership

The FPRA Capital Chapter’s Nominating Committee announced its nominations for the 2018-2019 board of directors at our June program today. The Nominating Committee was chaired by immediate past president Jay Morgan-Schleuning, APR, CPRC. Members included president-elect Cathy Schroeder and past presidents Jan Dobson, APR, CAE, IOM, Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC, and Amanda Wood, APR. The […]

Member Spotlight – Elle Balogh

Name and Title Elle Balogh, Account Manager, BowStern Hometown Tallahassee, FL; but I lived in Atlanta and Greenville, SC for a spell What inspired you to pursue a career in public relations? I have always been fascinated by the story behind it all. I think my curiosity has directed me down this path! What project […]

Member Spotlight – Hugh Butler

Hugh Butler, a veteran professional in the business, prints our beautiful event programs and has been a Capital Chapter member for more than 6 years! Name and Title: Hugh Butler, Account Representative, Gandy Printers Hometown: Rochester, NY (The Flour City) What are you excited to be working on currently? Data-merged conference collateral. How has the […]