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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…
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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…
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March 2022 First Friday Member Meetup Recap

Arguably one of the best perks of being a PRSA Orlando Chapter member is the opportunity to engage with and learn from other members across a vast array of industries. In addition to our monthly program, the Orlando Chapter also has member meetups…
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Member Spotlight: Susan Ennis, APR, CPRC

In honor of Women’s History Month and National Girl Scout Day, we asked Susan Ennis, APR, CPRC to share her insight about the value of being a PRSA Orlando Chapter member. How long have you been a member of PRSA Orlando? I joined PRSA…
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A Letter from the President | March 2022

From the President's Desk A message from Wendy J. Roundtree, APR Just a few short months ago, our board came together for our annual retreat and one of the first questions we tackled was “why should someone join PRSA Orlando?” And…

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,…
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A Letter from the President | February 2022

From the President's Desk A message from Wendy J. Roundtree, APR As I sat down to write this letter, I wasn’t sure where to start. A quote? A historical fact? A celebratory exclamation? Surely there’s more I can offer as you take…
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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…

PRSA ORLANDO – WHAT WE LEARNED AT SUPPER

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…

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……