February 2020 Print

President's Report

Welcome to the new Akron Area PRSA monthly e-newsletter! We are thrilled to launch this refreshed member communication, alongside our new website at www.prsaakron.org.

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Upcoming Events

The Feb. 13 Akron Chapter Public Relations Society of America luncheon meeting will step away from focusing on traditional media outlets to feature insights on the local news landscape from Chris Horne, founder and publisher of Akron arts and culture magazine The Devil StripRegister here

 

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YouToo Social Media Conference

The 13th Annual YouToo Social Media Conference will be taking place Friday, March 13 at Kent State University. This annual conference is for anyone who wants to stay relevant and informed about what's new in digital media trends. The day is packed with knowledge for everyone from small businesses to large enterprises to academia. We engage every attendee in best practices, case studies, strategies and tactics to make the most of the single most revolutionary communication technology of our generation.

 

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Luncheon Recap

Communicating During a Disaster Luncheon Recap

Last month, Akron Area PRSA welcomed Steve Bosso, master FEMA-trained public information officer and assistant fire chief for the Twinsburg Fire Department as our January luncheon featured speaker. During the event, Bosso discussed critical steps for sharing public information during emergency and non-emergency situations as well as tips for storytelling through different platforms.

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Membership Special

Achieve your 2020 career goals with a PRSA membership! Sign up with code FEB2020 to get a FREE 1-yr Chapter (up to $100 value) and the initiation/reinstatement fee waived (up to $65 value). Restrictions apply. Put PRSA to work for you and join today.

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Member Spotlight

Meet Suzie Thomas, APR, Akron Area PRSA Canton Area Co-Chair

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Job Postings

Companies around Akron are hiring public relations professionals.

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