Entries by Katarina Dos Santos


A Letter from the President | April 2022

From the President’s Desk A message from Wendy J. Roundtree, APR Though it is something we celebrate and honor year round, April is APR month! The Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) credential is our profession’s only national post-graduate certification program. Since it was established in 1964, thousands of PR and communications professionals have earned this designation. […]


Western Media Draws Criticism Over Racially Biased Coverage 

By PRSA Orlando Assistant Treasurer Veronica Figueroa  Last month, PRSA Orlando hosted its first in-person program since 2020. The program, “How Communicators Can Advance Equity With Storytelling,” brought together a dynamic panel of DEI leaders and educators in Central Florida to discuss how communicators can use storytelling, one of the most universal human experiences, to […]


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 […]