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April 2, 2018

Member Profile: Sasha Kerbel

Meet Sasha Kerbel, 

Design Outreach Coordinator, IBM

 

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 get involved in the PR community and get more tips and resources for the job. My favorite benefit so far is just having access to such a large network of …

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March 26, 2018

Our 2018 PR Woman of the Year: Kim Bardakian

March is Women’s History Month and to celebrate, the PRSA-SF chapter recognized a local woman whose Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) efforts have made a positive impact in the community. Kim Bardakian, director of media relations for the Kapor Center for Social Impact, is PRSA-SF’s inaugural PR Woman of the Year. We asked Kim a few questions to learn more about her career and her advice for PR professionals looking to focus more on D&I and grow their careers.

 

What has been the most memorable experience of your career?

I’ve been fortunate to have a variety of …

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March 19, 2018

Member Profile: Serena Ingre

Meet Serena Ingre,

International Communications, Clif Bar

 

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?

The group helps me stay up to date on trends and stay plugged into our broader industry through PRSA's various trainings, conferences, webinars and other events. Generally, it offers good content and connections and helps …

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February 8, 2018

Member Profile: Mitchell Friedman, Ed.D., APR

Meet Mitchell Friedman,

Ed.D., APR

 

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?

If you claim membership in a profession you must support and advocate for it. That meant joining PRSA in 1993. I'm inspired by the tireless, dedicated volunteers who lead the organization. They've enabled chapters like ours …

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January 18, 2018

Member Profile: Victoria Doyle

Meet Victoria Doyle, 

Senior Marketing Specialist, Stantec

 

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?

When I was a student at Florida A&M University, my friend suggested that I attend a PRSSA meeting with her and that day was the first time in a long time that I felt …

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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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