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January 16, 2018

2018 President's Message

A Message from John Vernon - 2018 PRSA San Francisco Board President

On a Thursday night many years ago, I attended my first PRSA-SF networking event. I had just recently become a member and wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. Little did I know I would find a community that would help me grow professionally and personally. Little did I know I would build relationships with some of the most extraordinary people I’ve ever been privileged to meet. Little did I know that night would be the beginning of an incredibly fun, meaningful, educational, and exciting adventure!

My name is ...

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January 2, 2018

Member Profile: Taylor Huckaby

Meet Taylor Huckaby,

Manager of Customer Communications, Slack

 

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 for friendship. I found it difficult to make friends as a professional, especially in a new city where I knew few people. PRSA puts you out there, with the added benefit ...

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November 27, 2017

Member Profile: Clay J. Curtin

Meet Clay J. Curtin,

Assistant to the City Manager City of Menlo Park

 

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 after hearing about it from a peer in another agency. I really value the online forums, online training and Public Relations Tactics newsletter.

You have been ...

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November 27, 2017

Member Profile: Anthony Harrison

Meet Anthony Harrison,

Sprauve-Harrison Communications, Principal

 

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’ve been a member of PRSA two separate times in my career. First, at the start of my career after I graduated from Boston University, to meet other people in the field and increase my ...

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November 27, 2017

PRSA San Francisco Wins 2017 Chapter Diversity Award

San Francisco – November 2017 –  The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the nation’s largest professional organization serving the communications community, presented the 2017 “Chapter Diversity Award” to the PRSA San Francisco Chapter (PRSA-SF). The award was announced at the PRSA 2017 International Conference in Boston.

The Chapter Diversity Award is given annually to the PRSA chapter that best embodies and demonstrates key values in diversity and inclusion (D&I) and contributes to advancing diversity locally and nationally. The San Francisco Chapter’s D&I efforts, stood out among its peers for successfully developing and hosting multiple panels, workshops and seminars focused on the ...

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October 2, 2017

Is My Tech Startup Ready for PR?

This article originally appeared in Entrepreneur.

Getting coverage in the mainstream press is more than just sending a pitch email to a reporter 

“How do I get coverage in TechCrunch, the Wall Street Journal and other tech pubs?”

I literally get that question every week from founders of tech startups. They know that publicity — especially from credible, respected publications — has the potential to boost company recognition. That could lead to new customers. More funding. Candidate recruitment. Higher company morale. Strategic partnerships. Many other good things can come from great press coverage that is widely ...

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September 8, 2017

Member Profile: Catherine "Cat" Brozena

Meet Catherine "Cat" Brozena,

Founder and Chief Colorist, ColorThisWorld Communications, 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 first joined PRSA while working in my previous role as a Senior Communications Consultant at Kaiser Permanente. During that time, I attended a few webinars and in-person presentations, thoroughly ...

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July 28, 2017

Member Profile: Gerard Francis Corbett

Meet Gerard Francis Corbett, APR, Fellow PRSA

Founder, Chair and CEO, Redphlag 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.

 

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

I am a 40-year member of the Public Relations Society of America having initially joined the Public Relations Student Society of America in 1974 when I was a ...

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June 29, 2017

Member Profile: Lauren Pitcher

Meet Lauren Pitcher,

Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Making Waves Foundation

 

We will 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 connect with and learn from other public relations professionals. My favorite benefit of PRSA are the trainings either via webinar, workshop or conference to remain ...

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