2021 Capital Chapter Holiday Giving Drive

This holiday season, the Capital Chapter is supporting Brehon Family Services. Since its inception in 1978, the organization has changed the lives of thousands of families in the Big Bend area. Brehon Family Services has welcomed more than 500 homeless, pregnant women and their children to Brehon House. Here they can complete their education, receive […]

The Press Secretaries Club: The Evolution of Government PR (Program Recap)

Panelists: Alia Faraj-Johnson, Edie Ousley and Ryan Banfill Moderator: Carla Brown Lucas Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Webinar Top Takeaways Successful government spokespeople know who they are talking to and frame their stories to meet their audience’s interests. A key to being a great public communicator is in consistent application of a […]

Celebrating Our Golden Image Winners

Recently the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) held its Annual Golden Image Awards, a festival of PR talent at the 82nd Annual Conference in Grand Lakes-Orlando.  The Golden Image Awards have become “The” standard of public relations excellence in Florida.  The Capital Chapter is proud to announce our winners recognized at this year’s Golden Image […]

Zoe Linafelt Installed as President of Capital Chapter of Florida Public Relations Association

TALLAHASSEE – Zoe Linafelt was installed as President of the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) at the 82nd FPRA Annual Conference earlier this month. Her term will begin September 1, 2021 and conclude August 31, 2022. FPRA is a statewide organization of more than 1,000 public relations professionals dedicated to advancing the profession […]

2021-2022 Proposed Slate of Officers and Directors

The Capital Chapter is pleased to announce the board slate for 2021 – 2022 below. Before COVID-19, we would announce the slate at a monthly meeting and then vote on the slate at the following meeting. However, as in-person meetings are only just returning, we are using digital communications to share the slate with you. […]

2021 Student Spotlights

The Capital Chapter is regularly amazed at the talented and hard-working students in Tallahassee. So much so, we’re spotlighting them. And if you are studying public relations, communications, marketing, advertising, editing, writing, or another related field – tell us your story! Fill out this form and we may choose to feature you. All high school […]

2021 Capital Chapter Image Award Winners

Every spring, our chapter recognizes Tallahassee’s most outstanding PR practitioners for their creative and effective work in the field of public relations. While we couldn’t celebrate in person this year, Capital Chapter President Drew Piers, APR, and President-Elect Zoe Linafelt hosted a virtual, travel-themed Image Awards ceremony. Director of Awards & Recognition Valencia Scott led the […]

Call for Nominations – 2021 New Member/Member of the Year Awards

Call for Nominations – 2021 New Member/Member of the Year 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 […]

Call for Nominations – 2021 Communicator of the Year Award

Call for Nominations – 2021 Communicator of the Year Award

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Capital Chapter Communicator of the Year award is given to an individual in the Tallahassee area who uses his or her position to enhance community awareness, understanding and support for causes and issues through outstanding use of communications and public relations skills. The selection of a winner for this […]

Call for Nominations – 2021 Stanley Tait Professional Award

Call for Nominations – 2021 Stanley Tait Professional Award

The Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service to the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association has been established as the highest, most prestigious award of the chapter. The award honors the spirit, professionalism and leadership of Stanley Tait, an award-winning counselor and mentor to many within the Chapter. The purpose of the award […]