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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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Interested in Sponsorship?

By Meredith Matthews, Vice President and Sponsorship Chair for PRSA Pittsburgh  Sponsorships are an integral part of a chapter’s success. As a not-for-profit organization, sponsorships of all levels permit us to bridge the gab between income and expenses by providing an additional source...

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September Job Board

My name is Krista George and I am your 2014 Job Bank Committee Chair. As a public relations & marketing practitioner in Pittsburgh, I am proud to have a professional organization as highly-regarded as PRSA in my community. The benefits are truly endless and cover enriching volunteer opportunitie...

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Krista George, Job Board Director

Name: Krista George, PR & Marketing Freelancer Previous Experience: Prior to the start of my PR & marketing consultation business, I functioned as brand manager for Polyconcept North America, where I directed marketing initiatives for both Leed’s and Trimark Powered by Leed&r...

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PRSA Pittsburgh Programming!

By Darice Case, PRSA Programming Director-At-Large, Gatesman+Dave My name is Darice Case and I’m excited to be the 2014 Programming Director-At-Large on the Board of PRSA Pittsburgh!  As most of us know, planning your own calendar can be a tedious job.  A mix of social, networking a...

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