Deadline for ER for PR Applications Extended

Call for Applications The Capital Chapter would like to invite local organizations to submit an application to participate in the morning portion of ER for PR, including one-on-one counseling sessions with PR experts. Attendees will receive an “Emergency Kit” that includes tips from the experts and how to write a press release, a chance to […]

2013 Golden Image Awards Winners

2013 Golden Image Awards Winners

Congratulations to all of this year’s Golden Image Award winners, including the Florida Division of Veterans’ Affairs and Sachs Media Group, recipients of the 2013 Dick Pope All Florida Golden Image Award for the Honoring Those Who Served U.S. Campaign. Capital Chapter 2013 Golden Image Awards Winners Division A – Public Relations Programs Dick Pope […]

Call for ER for PR Applications, Medics

The Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association is hosting ER for PR, its annual community event presented by Taproot Creative. This event is a full-day public relations/marketing-focused workshop designed to help Tallahassee businesses and nonprofits. The event will be Tuesday, Aug. 27  from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Florida Sheriffs Association Training Center, located at […]

Scholarships Available for Annual Conference – Appy Today!

I am getting very excited for my favorite summer event, the FPRA Annual Conference! It was at conference several years ago when I first became passionate about this organization and decided to become more involved on a local level. An important initiative for me this year was to be able to fund a conference scholarship. […]

Capital Chapter Meets the Press

The June FPRA luncheon was one of the best of the year because it covered a topic every PR professional must deal with and understand – the media. This year’s Meet the Press panel included five local media representatives: Stan Sanders, news director, WCTV; Tom Urban, assignment editor, News Service of Florida; Rebeccah Lutz, managing […]

2013-2014 Proposed Slate of Officers and Directors

The 2013 Nominating Committee is pleased to present the proposed slate for the upcoming Chapter year. The membership will vote on the slate at the July 18th meeting. President: Sandi Poreda, APR President-elect: Jan Dobson, CAE Immediate Past President: Erica Villanueva, APR Treasurer: Steve Murray Secretary: Christina Johnson Director of Programming:  Karen Kirksey Director of Membership: […]

Overcoming: Using Special Events to Affect Change

Anne Marie Frawley, a seasoned event and operations professional, addressed the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association this month about igniting change through special events. The things that people remember about an event, even years and decades later, might surprise you. Those are the most important and should be at the center of […]

2013 Image Award Winners

2013 Image Award Winners

Today we celebrated the PR Diamonds in Tallahassee’s communications community who have shone over this past year at the 2013 FPRA Capital Chapter Local Image Awards. The public relations professionals who were honored were recognized as Tallahassee’s most outstanding practitioners and all of the winners should be commended for their hard work. We are proud […]

Colors and Marketing

Clients want results. Creative people want to produce a meaningful design. The marketing person stands between the two to prevent violence. “It’s as simple as that” I was told by an account executive from a PR firm. Maybe so, I thought later, but perhaps the guy in the middle was selling himself short. Marketing pro’s […]