Entries by Katarina Dos Santos

Black Vs. African American – Which One is the Correct Term?

By Jaylen Christie It seems to be the age-old question in some circles — is the proper term Black or African American? When it comes to conversations about racial identity, using the correct terminology can be important and beneficial, particularly for public relations practitioners whose sole jobs are to communicate accurately and effectively. With it […]


President Spotlight: Wendy J. Roundtree, APR

Name: Wendy J. Roundtree, APR Title: Founder and Lead Strategist, Jarel Communications  Why did you join PRSA? After moving back to Orlando, I joined PRSA to get connected to other professionals in the area. After a decade, I’ve stayed a member because PRSA excels in two key areas: 1) professional programming/resources and 2) a local, […]


PRSA Members on Ageism in the Public Relations Industry      2021 SPOTLIGHT: Ageism in the Workplace By: Doragnes Rivera Bradshaw, PRSA D&I Chair  Based on positive member feedback, PRSA Orlando has been hosting an annual dinner and conversation focused on diversity and inclusion (D&I) topics since 2018. The event, known as Dinner, Diversity, and Dialogue, has […]

7 Places To Learn About Native American History in Florida

By: Veronica Figueroa Fernandez, PRSA Orlando Diversity & Inclusion Chair November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to recognize Native Americans and to celebrate the rich culture, art, accomplishments and contributions of the first inhabitants of the United States.  Thirty-one years ago, President of the United States George H.W. Bush declared the month of […]

DEI Glossary & Tips on Inclusive Communications

By: Veronica Figueroa Fernandez, PRSA Orlando Diversity & Inclusion Chair, and Doragnes Rivera Bradshaw, Diversity & Inclusion Committee Before your press release, blog, newsletter, social media post, or website update goes live, it will go through an editing process to ensure it is grammatically correct, and that it properly conveys the message and matches the […]