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Mayor Bill Peduto to Speak to PRSA Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s Mayor, Bill Peduto, will speak at a PRSA Pittsburgh event on Thursday, October 2 at Bar Marco in the Strip District. Over the last ten years, Pittsburgh has dominated national headlines as one of the best places to live and work. The Mayor will discuss how the city and communic...

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Sarah Cassella, Communications Director-at-Large

Sarah Cassella, Communications Director-at-Large Position/Company Public Affairs Representative II, United States Steel Corporation Previous Experience Previous positions at U. S. Steel, various internships PRSA Pittsburgh Membership I have been a member since 2008 and have been involved in ...

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Choose Wisely

By Hayley Martin, PRSA Pittsburgh Ethics Chair Since September is Ethics month for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), it’s likely you’ve seen a flood of ethics-related emails in your inbox. From ethics scenarios, to quizzes and standards – there is a plethora of infor...

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Introducing Elizabeth Bacheson, in her own words

Elizabeth Bacheson, Public Relations Specialist for Elias/Savion Public Relations and the Young Professionals Co-Chiar for PRSA Pittsburgh  I focus on media relations, social media, writing, marketing communications and event planning for accounts that include a national leader in architectu...

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Stay tuned for upcoming Young Professionals events

By Meredith Klein and Elizabeth Bacheson, Young Professionals Co-chairs As the leaves begin to change and students return to school, PRSA Pittsburgh is kicking off its fall event season! While the organization is looking forward to meeting and greeting public relations practitioners of all le...

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Meet Bob O'Gara

Bob O'Gara, PRSA Pittsburgh Student Liaison and Professor of Public Relations and Advertising at Point Park University, School of Communication Past Experience Corporate PR and/or advertising since 1967 for Pittsburgh Corning Corp, Koppers Company, PNC Financial.  Also independent communica...

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4 Ways Your PRSSA Chapter Can Get Involved with PRSA

You’re active in your college’s Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), and that’s great. Your Chapter may host meetings, workshops and social gatherings, but if you haven’t connected with PRSA yet then you’re missing a tremendous opportunity...

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Event: Author of “Flight 93: The Story, The Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11” to Speak at Point Park

Tom McMillan, Pittsburgh Penguins vice president of communications and co-founder of the Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing at Point Park University, will tell the story of Flight 93, the fourth plane that crashed in Somerset County September 11, 2001, this Thursday at 6 p.m. in JVH Au...

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Tips for Making Membership More Affordable

By Jessica Franklin, Member Services | US Steel Our communications frequently promote the many benefits PRSA offers its members – from free access to webinars and industry publications to discounted rates for training seminars to local and national networking opportunities.  Even so, we ...

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Invest in your career, earn accreditation

By Jeff Worden, APR and Accreditation Chair for PRSA Pittsburgh If you’ve been a PRSA member for any length of time, no doubt you have heard the debate about the value of earning accreditation. It’s only natural because the process of earning the APR designation requires time and effort...

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