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March 9, 2016

Member Profile: Payal Patel

Meet Payal Patel,

Public Relations Specialist, Navy Pier 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 info@prsasf.org.

 

Why did you join PRSA and what is one of your favorite benefits that the organization provides?

I joined PRSA because I wanted to belong to a network that is committed to supporting and accelerating my career as a public relations professional. As a member, I enjoy having access to …

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February 11, 2016

Member Profile: Shannon Eliot

Meet Shannon Eliot,


Communications Manager, Exploratorium

 

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 your favorite benefits that the organization provides?

I joined PRSA to meet other professionals and stay apprised of updates in the field. One my favorite benefits is the on-demand webinar series, which I feel has saved me more than a few times. Working …

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October 23, 2015

Member Profile: Lisa Finnin Ciccoli

Meet Lisa Finnin Ciccoli,


Local arketing Specialist, IKEA US West, 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 info@prsasf.org.

 

Please tell us what you enjoy most about being a member of PRSA-SF.

I enjoy all the wonderful resources from classes to networking with my PR peers.

 

You have been in PR for several years.  Please tell us about the company you work for and how long …

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October 9, 2015

Member Profile: Valerie St. John

Meet Valerie St. John,

Director of Communications, DISCERN

 

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 just a couple of years ago and could have kicked myself for not joining sooner.  The webinars and timely educational events help me to stay on top of trends in the field …

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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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