Entries by Jazmyn Reed

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Message From Our President – May 2021

As we gear up for the summer season, your Orlando Chapter of PRSA is not slowing down one bit. Planning for ICON 2021 is underway and we’re thrilled to announce that registration will open this week on Thursday, May 13. The typical early bird pricing will be available, but only for the first month, so if you’re […]

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Member PRofile: Morgan Shepard, APR

From traveling through NYC with Jason Momoa (a wax version, at least) to teaming up with Ryan Reynolds to cancel sugar—Morgan Shepard, APR, knows that getting organizations their time in the spotlight comes with a lot of work behind the scenes. For this month’s Member PRofile, we caught up with Morgan, the Director of Brand […]

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Celebrating APR Month With Ask the APR

April is APR Month — but APR Month has nothing to do with Annual Percentage Rates. A second, less recognized, definition for APR is Accreditation in Public Relations. In the world of communication professionals, Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is a credential earned by public relations practitioners who commit to the profession through ethical practices and sound judgment, […]

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A Message From Our President – April 2021

April is a time for renewal. It’s hard not to feel the extra spring in your step when the sun is shining, birds are singing and plants and flowers begin to bloom. It’s also the perfect time to look into renewing your commitment to your profession and consider taking your career to the next level […]

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President Spotlight: Stefanie Macfarlane, APR

While we never could have imagined what 2020 would hold for the world, even in times of uncertainty, staying bright can light the way for yourself and those around you— a vision Stefanie Macfarlane, APR shares and lives every day. The accomplished marketing and PR consultant and current PRSA Orlando president knows the power of […]

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President’s Letter – March 2021

As we turn the page of our calendars from February to March, we also turn our focus to Women’s History Month. The national month-long celebration began in 1987 and shines a light on the extraordinary contributions of the American women who helped shape our Nation. This month, PRSA Orlando will highlight some of the trailblazing […]