PRSA-LA Welcomes New Members – April 2016

new.member.welcome.headerPRSA-LA is thrilled to welcome the following new members:

Alexandra Anderson

Amber Chaib

Jonathan Cutler, JCUTLER Media Group

Jason Gupta

Julie Hendricks, Finn Partners

Matthew Jordan

Che’von Lewis

Catherine Martin, Ticketmaster

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of membership in PRSA and PRSA-LA, please visit PRSA National’s member benefits page.

Member Benefit: Access PRSA Webinars Live and On-Demand

Among the most valuable benefits PRSA members enjoy is free access to more than a hundred live and on-demand webinars covering a wide range of professional development topics. While they’re not a substitute for attending our offline PRSA-LA chapter events, these online enrichment sessions offer PR professionals an opportunity to cultivate knowledge and skills whenever…

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PRSA-LA Welcomes New Members – March 2016

During the past month, PRSA-LA has added 14 new members! If you would like to learn more about the benefits of membership in PRSA and PRSA-LA, please visit PRSA National’s member benefits page.   Welcome New Members: Monica Caires, Grayling Brian Chui, Grayling Kandace Cook, Weber Shandwick Florencia Esteves, Weber Shandwick David Frail Mark Garcia…

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PRSA-LA Mourns Passing of Ron Rogers

With heavy hearts, the members of PRSA-LA mourn the passage of Ron Rogers — PR industry luminary and founder of The Rogers Group, after a long illness. The firm Rogers founded, which merged in 2011 with Finn Partners to become Rogers Finn Partners, was dedicated to corporate brand building, marketing, social causes and crisis management.…

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Converting Critics, Skeptics and Cynics — PRSA-LA to Launch Competitive Advantage Series March 3

On Thursday, March 3, PRSA-LA will present the first in a new “Competitive Advantage Series” of events, aimed at equipping PR pros with the latest in research, case studies, and professional guidance. Our first event, “Converting Critics, Skeptics and Cynics: Audience Engagement in 2016” deals with a front-line issue familiar to every professional communicator.  …

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Member Benefit: Access PRSA Webinars Live and On-Demand

Among the most valuable benefits PRSA members enjoy is free access to more than one hundred live and on-demand webinars covering a wide selection of professional development topics. Though not a substitute for in-person attendance at PRSA-LA chapter events, these online enrichment sessions offer PR professionals an opportunity to cultivate knowledge and skills on a…

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PRSA-LA Welcomes New Members – February 2016

During the past month, PRSA-LA has added 16 new members! If you would like to learn more about the benefits of membership in PRSA and PRSA-LA, please visit PRSA National’s member benefits page.   Welcome New Members: Rebekah Alperin, Universal Music Publishing Group James Bell Sandra Castillo Paula Cox, MultiVu, a PR Newswire Company Pam…

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Victoria Lelash, MS, APR

President’s Message: January 2016

My fellow PRSA-LA members, I am pleased to report that the state of our chapter is strong. We have tremendous momentum from last year under the leadership of 2015 PRSA-LA President Jean Gonsoulin. Highlights include hosting an immensely successful Western District Conference, releasing our second report on the economic impact of L.A.’s PR industry, and…

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Join PRSA in February and Score Free Chapter Membership

Have You Been Thinking About Joining PRSA-LA? February is a great time to join and take advantage of PRSA’s month-long new member promotion to receive free local (Los Angeles) chapter membership, which ordinarily costs $95 annually. Think of all you will accomplish through your membership in PRSA — the nation’s leading organization advancing the public…

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PRSA-LA Welcomes New Members – January 2016

During the past month, PRSA-LA has added the following new members. If you would like to learn more about the benefits of membership in PRSA and PRSA-LA, please visit PRSA National’s member benefits page. All new members who join PRSA in February, 2016 and reference promotion code FEB16 are eligible to receive a free one-year…

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President’s Message: November 2015

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is winding down and we are beginning the process of reflection on the year we’ve had as a chapter. Retracing our journey has to start with our recently held PRism Awards Ceremony and Dinner. What a spectacular evening! Those in attendance were dazzled by the Taglyan Cultural Complex from…

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PRSA-LA Dazzles with Annual PRISM Awards Show

  The 51st Annual PRism Awards Ceremony and Dinner was recently hosted by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-LA) at the spectacular Taglyan Cultural Complex in Hollywood. The event honors public relations excellence in Southern California and awards were presented in a range of categories representing the best campaigns…

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November IPA Luncheon Recap

What Really Matters: Knowing How to Use What’s in Your PR Toolbox It’s not the high-tech tools in the communication consultant’s toolbox that matter most. It’s knowing which tools to use at the right time and how to use them efficiently that makes the difference for both you and your client. That’s the message guest…

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PRSA-LA Welcomes New Members – November 2015

During the past two months, PRSA-LA has added the following new members. If you would like to learn more about the benefits of membership in PRSA and PRSA-LA, please visit PRSA National’s member benefits page. Welcome New Members: Corey Carleton, Larta Trent Frager, Farmers Insurance Sheri Lunn Medha Paliwal, West Basin Municipal Water District Leslie…

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President’s Message: October 2015

For most people, the holidays are considered “the most wonderful time of the year,” or at least that’s how it goes in the song. But for public relations people, this is the most wonderful time of the year – the PRism Awards, presented by GM. This annual event – our 51st! – is held each…

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2015 PRism Awards — Tickets on Sale Now!

It’s time to buy your ticket (or table).   The 2015 PRism Awards are coming November 4.   Tickets are now on sale for the 51st Annual PRSA-LA PRism Awards Show to honor and celebrate the achievements of public relations professionals throughout Greater Los Angeles.  The PRism Awards are the biggest night of the year…

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PRSA-LA Gives Back at Quality Time with PR Minds 2015

PRSA-LA’s signature “Quality Time with PR Minds” community service event on Saturday, October 24 connected 18 local noprofit organizations with more than 50 volunteer PR professionals who donated their time, expertise and counsel. The goal of Quality Time is to offer PR practitioners an opportunity to give back and to empower participating nonprofits to tackle…

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Tamara White, APR: How Accreditation Has Helped Me

Tamara White, APR is the Director of Communication and Marketing for the Orange County Chapter of the American Heart Association / American Stroke Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.  A NIMS/SEMS emergency certified public relations leader, White has more than a decade of experience working with…

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