Congratulations to our Newest LeadershipFPRA Members!

We are proud to recognize Brianna Barnebee and Melanie Mowry Etters, APR, CPRC, who were recently accepted to LeadershipFPRA. Brianna serves as the Senior Account Manager for RB Oppenheim Associates and the Director of Communications for our Capital Chapter. Congratulations, Brianna! Melanie joined the Agency for Persons with Disabilities as its Communications Director in January […]

Member Spotlight: Sandy Saintilus

Name and Title: Sandy Saintilus, Project Coordinator, Salter Mitchell What inspired you to pursue a career in public relations? I decided I wanted to pursue a career in PR after a professional development trip with FPRA Student Chapter at FSU. We visited Give Kids the World (an nonprofit resort in Central Florida that provides cost-free vacations […]

Werner Hyundai, FPRA and The Knight Creative Communities Institute Launch Third Annual Amazing Capital Race

UPDATED: New Date! The Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) and the Knight Creative Communities Institute’s #SeeTallahassee team today announced the launch of the third annual Amazing Capital Race, presented by Werner Hyundai. The Amazing Capital Race will take teams of two throughout Tallahassee, completing challenges hosted by local businesses and organizations […]

Capital Chapter Launches Mentorship Toolkit

The FPRA Capital Chapter launches its 2016 Mentorship Toolkit. FPRA’s Mentorship Program exists to connect established public relations professionals with public relation’s young professionals. “I am very proud to announce the launch of this program,” said Nanette Schimpf, APR, CPRC, President of the FPRA Capital Chapter. “This toolkit creates an environment of learning and professional […]

“When Life Zigs, You Gotta Zag”

Telling a good story is key in public relations. When Carolyn Gosselin, APR, addressed the Florida Public Relations Association-Capital Chapter, the past-president of the FPRA-Orlando Chapter told two good stories. Gosselin is Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at the Florida Chamber of Commerce in the Capital City. She’s also co-owner, along with husband Bob, of […]

Join the Capital Chapter’s Leadership Team!

Strengthen your leadership skills, grow your professional network and have fun by volunteering for an FPRA leadership position. The Capital Chapter is looking for members willing to serve in a leadership capacity during the 2016-2017 board year. The following positions are available: BOARD OF DIRECTORS POSITIONS PRESIDENT-ELECT (Board Officer): Provides support and performs duties as assigned […]

Tallahassee’s Public Relations Stars Shine at Red Carpet Image Awards

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Some of Tallahassee’s biggest public relations stars were honored on April 21 for stellar work in their field. The Image Awards, a red carpet event, is presented annually by the Florida Public Relations Association-Capital Chapter to encourage and promote the development of public relations professionalism in the Big Bend. “The Stars of […]

Call for Nominations: Stanley Tait Award, Joe Curley Award

Stanley Tait Professional Award for Service – Call for Nominations 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, award-winning counselor and mentor to […]

Message Delivery: PR or Advertising?

Message Delivery: PR or Advertising?

On the topic of message delivery,  when is it best to use public relations, advertising or marketing principles? What are the similarities and differences of each, and how can the disciplines work together for a successful outcome? Some accomplished communications experts answered those questions and more on Feb. 25 at the Hotel Duval in Tallahassee. […]

Image Entry Deadline Extended

Your work is so awesome, we decided to give you a few more days to fully describe the awesomeness in your Image Awards entries. Entries are now due at 5 p.m. on March 4, 2016. You do not have to be a member of FPRA Capital Chapter to enter the competition. The complete call for entries guidelines […]