Members from the Greater Spokane PRSA board, Eastern Washington University PRSSA advisors and PRSSA National President Heather Harder (fourth from left and also from Eastern Washington!)
With a direct connection to the world’s largest public relations organization, the Greater Spokane Chapter of PRSA offers professional development, networking and leadership opportunities.
We are a dynamic group of regional public relations professionals with a rich history of dedication to advancing the profession and the professional. >> Join us!
Kick off the New Year with your fellow communications, marketing and PR professionals!
Join us at Durkin’s Liquor Bar for a chance to catch up with old friends, make some new ones, enjoy some snacks and beverages, and learn about the exciting events PRSA has planned for this coming year.
Tuesday, January 27 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Durkin’s Liquor Bar
415 West Main Avenue | Spokane, WA 99201
Cost: $5 for PRSA members; $10 non-members; $5 for PRSSA students; $10 non-PRSSA students. *No host bar. Appetizers will be provided.
APR Celebrates 50 years
This year marks a landmark year for the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR). The credential celebrates 50 years. Currently, more than 5,000 professionals from the agency, corporate, association and education fields hold the APR mark. APR measures a public relations practitioner’s fundamental knowledge of communications theory and its application, establishes advanced capabilities in research, strategic planning, implementation and evaluation and demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence and ethical conduct.
Anyone with approximately five years’ experience in the full-time practice or teaching of public relations and those who have earned either a bachelor’s degree in a communication-specific field (or have equivalent work experience) are eligible for the APR program. It starts with 12 weeks of in-person APR courses taught by local APRs. People then choose whether to move ahead into the testing preparation and interview process. Learn more about the steps you take to become an APR here: http://www.prsa.org/Learning/Accreditation/.Our chapter is in the process of scheduling a round of spring APR classes. We want to hear from you if you’re considering starting the journey. Likewise, if you have questions, please never hesitate to reach out. Call us at 509-444-2350 or email Lisa.