15 Steps to a Stunning Image Award Entry

Local Image Awards season will be here before you know it, so why wait? Get your ideas down before crunch time. Need some inspiration? Read last year’s winning entries here (this link is only accessible to FPRA members). FPRA has a full rubric PDF on their website, but here’s an informal cheat sheet for writing […]

Call for Student Scholarship Entries 2022

Call for Student Scholarship Entries 2022

MAKE A VIDEO FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO FPRA’S STATE CONFERENCE! FPRA’s 83rd Annual State Conference FPRA Capital Chapter is sponsoring one FPRA student chapter member to attend this year’s annual conference. FPRA student chapter members will have the opportunity to hear from and network with PR professionals! !!! And may we call […]

May Program Recap – Keeping Your Creativity Alive

Article by Edie Ousley, President, Yellow Finch Strategies, FPRA Member since 2021 Venue: Florida Health Care Association Speakers Nipa Eason, SalterMitchell PR Jim McClellan, Raxis Top Takeaways The importance of creative pursuits outside the office Ideas for maintaining creative inspiration The benefits of extra-office creative pursuits to your clients/employer Recap Storytelling is a creative work […]

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 […]