Call for Nominations – Member and New Member of the Year Chapter 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 […]

Wanted: Nonprofits Looking for Public Relations Guidance

  Wanted: Nonprofits Looking for Public Relations Guidance FPRA Capital Chapter professionals accepting applications through July 12 for ‘ER for PR’ event TALLAHASSEE – Local communications professionals are offering a half day of public relations guidance to qualifying nonprofit organizations. Hosted by the Florida Public Relations Association Capital Chapter, the annual ER for PR event pairs […]

2018 – 2019 Leadership

The FPRA Capital Chapter’s Nominating Committee announced its nominations for the 2018-2019 board of directors at our June program today. The Nominating Committee was chaired by immediate past president Jay Morgan-Schleuning, APR, CPRC. Members included president-elect Cathy Schroeder and past presidents Jan Dobson, APR, CAE, IOM, Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC, and Amanda Wood, APR. The […]

Member Spotlight – Elle Balogh

Name and Title Elle Balogh, Account Manager, BowStern Hometown Tallahassee, FL; but I lived in Atlanta and Greenville, SC for a spell What inspired you to pursue a career in public relations? I have always been fascinated by the story behind it all. I think my curiosity has directed me down this path! What project […]

Member Spotlight – Hugh Butler

Hugh Butler, a veteran professional in the business, prints our beautiful event programs and has been a Capital Chapter member for more than 6 years! Name and Title: Hugh Butler, Account Representative, Gandy Printers Hometown: Rochester, NY (The Flour City) What are you excited to be working on currently? Data-merged conference collateral. How has the […]

Member Spotlight – Tim Wheeler

If you have ever been to an FPRA Capital Chapter meeting, you have probably seen Tim Wheeler (TREW Media) taking photos. Not only does Tim photograph the Capital Chapter’s meetings, he has been a member for six years! Name and Title: Tim Wheeler BA (Hons), Photographer, Cinematographer Hometown/Country: Brightlingsea, Essex, England What inspired you to […]

2018 Local Image Award Winners!

Grab your mask and take a look at the winners from our Masquerade Ball and Image Awards celebration. The Image Awards competition is conducted annually by FPRA’s Capital Chapter to recognize outstanding public relations programs in the Big Bend region, and to encourage and promote the development of public relations professionalism. Thank you to our […]

Call for Nominations – 2018 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 […]

Member Spotlight – Heather Teter, APR

Share a little background about yourself and your current position. My name is Heather Teter, APR, and I work with the City of Tallahassee, FL. I’ve been employed with the City since February 2008. Currently, I serve as a Public Information Officer in the Communications Department. How long had you been in PR when you […]

Nominate for the 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 […]