APR Interest Group Recording Now Available

As you make plans for 2024, consider investing in yourself by earning your Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential! The FPRA Capital Chapter’s APR Study Group will meet every Wednesday from Noon – 1pm via Zoom, beginning January 10, 2024, and concluding on April 10, 2024 (with the exception of March 13th due to Leon […]

October Program Recap: Go Beyond Just Translation

October Program Recap: Go Beyond Just Translation

Article by Eric Carr, M.S., Director of External Affairs, Florida Gaming Control Commission and FPRA member since 2023 Date: October 19, 2023 Location: Care Point Health and Wellness Center Speaker: Claudia Machado, Program Manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving Florida and Puerto Rico The FPRA Capital Chapter’s October Hispanic Heritage Month event, “Go Beyond Just […]

FPRA 84th Annual Conference: A Student’s Perspective

FPRA 84th Annual Conference: A Student’s Perspective

I was awarded a scholarship on behalf of the Capital Chapter to attend the 84th Annual FPRA Conference at the Waldorf Astoria in Orlando, Florida. Before attending, I anticipated it to be a beneficial experience. But with the unique opportunity to network and learn from statewide leaders while meeting other students just like me, the […]

July Program Recap – What’s in a Name?: Perspectives on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)

July Program Recap – What’s in a Name?: Perspectives on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)

Article by Brandon Kelley, a student in Florida State University’s Sport Management Program  Date: July 27, 2023 Location: FSU Alumni Association Speakers: – Ben Chase / Director of NIL Strategy, University of Florida – Will Cowen / Chief Operating Officer, Rising Spear – Michaela Edenfield / Catcher, FSU Seminoles Softball – Will Hall / Attorney, […]

May Program Recap – Crisis Communications Chat with Waffle House

May Program Recap – Crisis Communications Chat with Waffle House

Article by Iyanna Peoples, Fall ’22 Public Relations Graduate of Florida A&M University Date: May 24, 2023 Location: Care Point Health and Wellness Center Speaker: Njeri Boss, Vice President of Food Safety and Public Relations at Waffle House Crisis communications is critical in the public relations industry because it is important for any business or […]

2023-2024 Proposed Chapter Board Slate Announced

The nominating committee members have prepared the following written slate of board officer and director candidates for next year. The slate has been shared with the current board of directors. Elections will be held at the July chapter meeting, with installation to follow at the leadership celebration in August. *President: Carla Brown Lucas, M.S. *Immediate […]

FPRA Capital Chapter Announces 2023 Local Image Award Winners

Every spring, the FPRA Capital Chapter hosts the Local Image Awards Ceremony to recognize Tallahassee’s outstanding PR practitioners for their creative and effective work in the field of public relations. This year’s event was held April 27, 2023 at Parkview at Cascades. 2023 PR Intern of the Year Award During the event, the Capital Chapter […]

February Program Recap – FAMU SJGC Program: Exploring Careers in Public Relations

Article by Ja’Caiya Stephens, Third-Year Broadcast Journalism Student, Florida A&M University Date: February 21, 2023 Location: FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Communication Panelists: Tonja H. Ward – Strategic Planning & Digital Content Consultant / Weekend Announcer, praiseLive & Co-Founder, Charlie & Tonja Ward Family Foundation Chirag Shah – Founder & CEO, The Current Agency […]

Nominations Now Open for FPRA Capital Chapter’s PR Intern of the Year Award

Do you have an outstanding public relations intern on your team who deserves recognition? The FPRA Capital Chapter is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the chapter’s PR Intern of the Year Award! This award will be presented to a student or recent graduate who demonstrated exceptional performance, professional growth, and a […]

March Program Recap – Ethics in Public Relations

Article by Asya Griffin, Public Relations Fellow at the Leon County Property Appraiser’s Office  Date: March 8, 2023 Location: Florida Sheriffs Association Thank you to our event sponsors: Target Print & Mail, Brown Lucas Consulting, and the Florida Sheriffs Association! The FPRA Capital Chapter’s March program featured Dr. Patricia Whalen, APR, an award-winning communications consultant with 20 years […]