Entries by Jazmyn Reed


Member Spotlight: Tyrone Law

Current position: Senior Public Relations Specialist at Zillow Hometown: Winter Park, Florida Alma mater/degree: Florida A & M University; Interdisciplinary Studies (focus in communications and design) First PR Job: Communications Assistant at Seminole State College of Florida What was your first PR job like?  My first PR job was in higher education. I remember it […]

‘Black History is American History’: PRSA Orlando Members Reflect on Black History Month, Share Their Advice for DEI 

By: Jazmyn Reed From learning how to embrace your DEI spidey-senses to tips on influencing narratives via visual communications, hear from several of our Black members on why Black History Month is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the rich history, culture, and contributions of Black people while learning, growing, and working towards a more inclusive […]

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Member Spotlight: Chelsea Eagle

Name: Chelsea Eagle Current position: Senior Manager, Communications at Walt Disney World Public Affairs Hometown: I grew up in a military family, so I’m “from” all over! Alma mater/degree: Florida State University – Bachelor of Science in Information, Communication & Technology (’13); Master of Business Administration (’18)Go Noles! What was your very first PR job and […]


Member Spotlight: Veronica Figueroa

Name: Veronica Figueroa Current position: Communications Manager at the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico Alma mater/degree: University of Central Florida; Interdisciplinary Studies First PR Job: Communications Coordinator at Feeding Children Everywhere (now known as U.S. Hunger)   What was your first PR job like?  The first job that introduced me […]

ICON 2021 Recap

By: Lauren Leetun, APR I, like probably most of you, was a bit heartbroken when word came down that this year’s international conference was once again going to be taking place virtually. This was supposed to be OUR year after all… the year that Orlando hosted the best PRSA ICON ever! I was fortunate to […]



As I reflect on the things I’m thankful for this November, first to my mind is our tremendous board of directors who have worked incredibly hard this year to provide engaging programs, professional development, and networking opportunities to our members—despite the uncertainty surrounding a global pandemic. We had engaging, thought-provoking programs all year long—even though […]


Member Profile: Carolyn Reis

While October is predominantly known for celebrating Halloween and the promotion of wearing pink in honor of breast cancer, there are some other well-deserved recognitions that take place throughout the month. One of them is National Women’s Small Business month. In the world of communications and public relations, it is very common for practitioners to […]