Entries by Jazmyn Reed


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 […]


A Message From Our President – October 2021

I love October. It’s one of my favorite months of the year—and not because it’s the month that PRSA traditionally holds ICON (though a happy coincidence)! The weather cools down just enough and the skies are often a clear, bright blue that you can’t help but be in a good mood no matter what you’re […]


A Message From Our President—September 2021

With September upon us, I know you’re probably thinking of the return of football, pumpkin spice, cooler weather and anything other than PRSA’s Member Code of Ethics. But, it is indeed Ethics Month and the PRSA Code of Ethics is the heart of our organization and our roles as practitioners. It should be the guiding […]


Member Profile: Katarina Dos Santos

PRSA Orlando Chapter members come from all walks of life, backgrounds, and industries, giving them knowledge, experience and insight into a vast array of areas. As we enter Hispanic Heritage Month, which is recognized from September 15 through October 15, what better way to celebrate than by recognizing one of our own—Katarina Dos Santos. Katarina […]

Member PRofile: Lt. Col. Ian Phillips, APR+M

Earning an Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is a goal many communications professionals strive for. It demonstrates professional competence, dedication to the profession and a drive strive to stand out from the rest. Those who are in the military, focusing on public affairs, can earn an Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M). The […]


A Message From Our President – August 2021

With the kids going back to school this month, it might be a good time for you to consider your own professional development this fall and we’ve got three great ways for you to do so from our August virtual program featuring Ben & Jerry’s Director of Public Relations, Sean Greenwood to the Accreditation workshops […]


Getting to Know 2021 PRSA Orlando/Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship Recipient Kimberly Smith

By Jaylen Christie, Student Relations/Scholarship Chair Thanks to an endowment from PRSA Orlando, students majoring in public relations at the University of Central Florida have the opportunity to receive additional funding to assist their journey within the industry with the PRSA Orlando/Frank R. Stansberry Scholarship. This year’s recipient is Kimberly Smith, a senior majoring in […]


A Message From Our President – July 2021

Chances are that you witnessed some pretty spectacular fireworks this week as we all came together to celebrate our nation’s birthday and the many freedoms we now perhaps take a little less granted. Even if you stayed home, there seemed to be fireworks going off everywhere. I hope you had a safe holiday filled with […]


Member Profile: Alyssa List

During the month of July our country celebrates a well-known and highly anticipated holiday – Independence Day. However, there are many other observances and celebrations throughout the month, including Parent’s Day which is observed on the fourth Sunday of every July. For those who don’t know, President Bill Clinton introduced Parent’s Day into by signing […]


A Message From Our President – June 2021

Summer is upon us and with it brings the season of graduations, weddings, vacations and travel. All of the things we’ve been wishing and hoping to do again. As I write from 38,997 feet—on my way to Michigan to visit family and celebrate my niece’s high school graduation—I’ll admit I teared up a bit watching […]