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September 23, 2015

Member Profile: Ellen Butler

Meet Ellen Butler,

PR Consultant

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career. If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

Why did you join PRSA and what is one of the membership benefits you enjoy the most?

It is so easy to get consumed with the day-to-day of our jobs and the demands of our employers/clients. Membership in PRSA nudges you to re-focus on yourself and your career...not just your job. I strive ...

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September 10, 2015

Member Profile: Stephanie Barnes

Meet Stephanie Barnes,

Pandora

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career.  If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

Why did you join PRSA and what is one of the membership benefits you enjoy the most?

The media landscape is constantly changing, so access to bright minds and thought partners is essential for comms professionals today. I enjoy having the opportunity to connect with others in the field to hear about what’s working, what’s not ...

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August 27, 2015

Member Profile: Stephen McKinney

Meet Stephen Mckinney,

Director of Communications & Marketing, Alliant University

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career.  If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

Why did you join PRSA and what is one of the membership benefits you enjoy the most?

I joined PRSA to connect with the PR community and tap into its wealth of expertise and thought leadership. One of the biggest and best benefits is the constant stream of ...

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August 13, 2015

Member Profile: Darolyn Davis

Meet Darolyn Davis 

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career.  If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

You have been in PR for over 25 years.  Share a few ways it has changed over the years and where you see it going.

PR of yesteryear is never to return. When I started out I had a typewriter, landline phone and a fax machine to communicate about public interest issues. I would write ...

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August 6, 2015

Member Profile: Bilen Mesfin Packwood

Meet Bilen Mesfin Packwood,

Change Consulting, LLC

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career.  If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

You have been in PR for many years.  Please tell us about your company and how long you’ve been in the PR field?

I have about 16 years of experience in media and communications. My first job out of college was in the communications department of a public television station in ...

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September 9, 2014

Member Profile: Teena Massingill

Meet Teena Massingill,

Director of Corporate Public Affairs, Safeway Inc.

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career.  If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to prsasf@gmail.com.

 

How did you get started in PR/communications and what has your journey looked like?

Like many people in the field today, I started as a journalist. I went to journalism school at Ohio University and did the whole tiny-town radio news/weekend cops beat/election night coverage thing for a ...

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April 18, 2014

Member Profile: Heather Sliwinski

Meet Heather Sliwinski,

Account Supervisor, Grayling

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career. If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to prsasf@gmail.com.

 

How did you get started in public relations/communications and what has your journey looked like? 

Writing has always been my passion. I had my heart set on being a writer since middle school and a journalist since high school, but when I took my first communications course in college and learned about the ...

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March 7, 2014

Member Profile: Traci Stuart

Meet Traci Stuart,

President, Blattel Communications

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career. If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to prsasf@gmail.com.

 

How did you get started in public relations/communications and what has your journey looked like? 

I studied journalism/PR in college and nabbed my first internship at a consumer PR agency in Orange County thanks to an in-class assignment that involved coming up with a plan for launching that agency. I moved to the ...

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February 14, 2014

Member Profile: Sarah Grolnic-McClurg

Meet Sarah Grolnic-McClurg,

Principal, Pounce PR

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members, and tell the story of their public relations career. If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to prsasf@gmail.com.

 

How did you get started in public relations/communications and what has your journey looked like? 

My work in PR and communications started during and right after college; I worked in a series of non-profits doing events, collateral, reports, some media, and loads of outreach. I never knew it would add up to valuable ...

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January 10, 2014

Member Profile: Michael Fineman

Meet Michael Fineman,

President, Fineman PR

 

We periodically feature veteran and new PRSA San Francisco members and tell the story of their public relations career. If you would like to suggest a PRSA San Francisco member for a profile, please send an email to info@prsasf.org.

 

How did you get started in public relations/communications and what has your journey looked like? 

In short order, I switched from teaching high school English in Oregon to interning in a local public relations agency that offered the start of a new, more fulfilling career. I saw the possibility of leveraging ...

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