April Program Recap – Flip the Script with Chelsea Austin

Article by Claudia Machado-Gellis, Program and Communications Specialist, MADD Florida (FPRA member since 2021) Takeaways: We are worthy just by waking up. Money does not equal success. We are like a business, we all have a unique valuable proposition. Take advantage of labels, redefine them and make them yours! ANYTHING is possible. Wendt Kurtz, former FPRA […]

2022-2023 Proposed Slate of Officers and Directors

The FPRA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce the proposed board slate for the 2022-2023 year. The slate will be presented for a vote at the meeting on June 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details are on our event page. President: Holly Brooks Immediate Past President: Zoe Linafelt, APR President-Elect: Carla Brown Lucas […]

2022 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. Capital Chapter President Zoe Linafelt, APR, and President-Elect Holly Brooks hosted an evening reception and ceremony on April 19, 2022, at Parkview at Cascades. Director of Awards & Recognition Valencia Scott led the Image […]

Zoe’s Productivity and Mood Management Tips

As our April 21 professional development program approaches, I wanted to share a few tools and resources I have personally found helpful in combatting burnout and imposter syndrome. I have always struggled with anxiety and depression, which have at times led to feelings of imposter syndrome and burnout. Some of these feelings have been managed […]

March Program Recap – Building a Soccer Brand in a Football Town

Article by Ruthann Campbell, Digital Marketing Manager, Fiore Communications (FPRA member since 2016) Speakers: Giavona “G” Williams, Chris Petley and Raquel Simon-Petley Thursday, March 24, 2022 | 11:30 am – 1 pm Hosted at the Institute for Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence  Top Takeaways Building a memorable brand requires passionate people, time and a lot of research. […]

February Program Recap – Navigating Ethics and the Law in PR

Article by Lizzy Kelley, APR, Public Information Specialist, City of Tallahassee (FPRA member since 2010) Speaker: Jenn Meale Poggie, Pinnacle Media Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 | 8-9 a.m. Hosted at Florida Health Care Association Top Takeaways Trust is key to a PR practitioner’s success. Never write an email you don’t want on the front page of […]

Interested in Becoming a Chapter Leader?

BOARD POSITIONS PRESIDENT-ELECT (Board Officer): Provides support and performs duties as assigned for the chapter president and board and serves on the Chapter Awards committee. Serves as Chapter President the following year. (Ideally has prior experience in other chapter board positions). Attends monthly board meetings and provides monthly report of activities. TREASURER (Board Officer): Manages […]

January Program Recap – Launching The World’s Most Magical Celebration

Article by Kendra Parson, Associate Director at The Moore Agency (FPRA member since 2021) Surrounded by the beauty of the recently renovated conference room at the Florida Health Care Association, 50-plus attendees were all “Mickey Ears” during FPRA Capital Chapter’s January program to learn how Walt Disney World leveraged multifaceted communication strategies to mark its 50th […]

Call for Entries: 2022 Local Image Awards

It’s that time again! The Call for Entries for the 2022 Image Awards is now open! Calling all public relations, marketing and media professionals of the Capital City, we want your entries. The 2022 submission deadline is Monday, March 7, 2022 at 11:59 PM. Submit to www.fpraimage.org/capital. Full details can be downloaded and are outlined […]

Call for Nominations – 2022 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 […]