October Virtual Meeting

October Virtual Meeting

With a combination of thought provoking prepared content, group discussion and interactivity, entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and public servant Denise W. Barreto will ignite Arkansas PR leaders to action wherever they are on their own inclusive leadership journey.

Arkansas PRSA Apprenticeship Scholarship Announcement

Arkansas PRSA Apprenticeship Scholarship Announcement

The establishment of the Arkansas PRSA Apprenticeship Scholarship will provide an opportunity for our chapter to step out and support the public relations profession, engage PRSSA students and chapters across the state and enhance public relations education and mentoring opportunities for all public relations students.

September Virtual Meeting

September Virtual Meeting

Whistleblowers often face retaliation and humiliation when speaking up about a truth that may not be favorable to leaders and organizations. In this inspiring presentation, you’ll hear Paula’s personal story of “Taking a Stand for Ethics” and how PRSA’s values and ethics played a role in her outcome.

September Virtual Meeting

August Virtual Meeting

Through the end of 2020, Arkansas PRSA is offering its virtual meetings to the larger communications community. Both PRSA Members and guests are invited to our monthly series of virtual meetings to hear from nationally-known expert communicators, city and state spokespeople, members of the media and more.

2020 Virtual ARCom Awards

2020 Virtual ARCom Awards

The 2020 ARCom Awards will be held virtually, and the committee is hard at work creating a unique experience just for you! We will celebrate each other but still maintain the fun and recognition of this popular awards event. Watch your inbox for your official email invitation and ticketing details.

September Virtual Meeting

July Virtual Meeting

Join us to hear from Michelle Marasch Ouellette on managing social media during a pandemic. Her work is focused on crisis communication, with an emphasis on social media in emergencies. The assistant professor of public relations at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh is the founder of the North Country Virtual Operations Support Team, designed to provide social media support to local nonprofits and government agencies during crises and has worked with a variety of other digital support during crises.

PRSA Job Board

No job opportunities are posted at this time.

Unheard: Black Lives and the Fight for Justice

Unheard: Black Lives and the Fight for Justice

This June, hosts Adena J. White, Kara Wilkins and Katrina Dupins share the experiences of Black Southerners living in, loving, and reconciling with the region they call home. During this program, Adena, Kara and Katrina – all professional communicators – will talk about how Blackbelt Voices came to be, the importance of media representation, and adapting messages to resonate with different audiences.

September Virtual Meeting

May Virtual Meeting

Before authoring his just released book, Engaging Gen Z , Mark Beal served as a public relations practitioner and marketer for more than 25 years, developing and executing public relations campaigns for category leading companies and brands around such major sports and entertainment platforms as the Olympic Games, Super Bowl, World Series, NCAA March Madness, US Open Tennis and The Rolling Stones. 

New: Virtual Chapter Meetings

New: Virtual Chapter Meetings

This April, PRSA Members are invited to an exclusive series of virtual meetings held with local media, communication staff for local government and more, sharing expertise and insights on the pandemic response. Join as a member today for your all-access pass to learn best practices for communicating in the time of COVID.

March 2020 Chapter Meeting

March 2020 Chapter Meeting

Congratulations to Denver Peacock, JD, APR, ABC, the 2020 recipient of the Arkansas PRSA Crystal Award.

The Crystal Award is an internal award presented to a member of the Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America who, in the opinion of the Past President’s Council, has made significant and continuous contributions to the public relations profession over a period of years and/or career.

February 2020 Chapter Meeting

February 2020 Chapter Meeting

Hilary Trudell is a facilitator, producer and educator with over 15 years of experience in the fields of public service and the arts. She specializes in community engagement, arts education and providing a platform for storytelling and advocacy around themes of social justice. Hilary currently works as the Director of Local Programming and Regional Outreach at the Clinton School of Public Service, leading first-year students through their first field work experience.

January 2020 Chapter Meeting

January 2020 Chapter Meeting

Join us for officer installations and Roby Brock’s annual business and politics forecast. As the CEO of Talk Business & Politics, Brock will give his prediction for the local business and political climate as well as discuss how national politics could potentially impact Arkansans at the state level.

December Chapter Meeting

December Chapter Meeting

December 2019 Chapter Meeting December 20, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Program: Holiday Networking Mixer Celebrate the season and enjoy casual networking and libations with your fellow PRSA Arkansas chapter members at our annual holiday...

November Chapter Meeting

November Chapter Meeting

 November 2019 Chapter Meeting November 15, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Eliza Gaines of WEHCO Media and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette will show a presentation that dives into the public’s perception of the media, changes that are taking place in terms of news...

October Chapter Meeting

October Chapter Meeting

 October 2019 Chapter Meeting October 18, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Positioning Your Firm Through Curated Content Strategies    Content marketing is the new king when it comes to creating customer engagement and loyalty. With the explosion of social media and...

August Monthly Meeting

August Monthly Meeting

 August 2019 Chapter MeetingAugust 16, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Speaker Name & Title: Tamika Edwards, J.D. Executive Director, The Social Justice Institute at Philander Smith College Speaker Bio: Tamika S. Edwards, J.D., leads the Philander Smith College Social...

July Chapter Meeting

July Chapter Meeting

 July 2019 Chapter MeetingJuly 19, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Program: Weathering the Social Media Storm in Local TV Social media has completely changed how meteorologists forecast the weather and communicate severe weather information. KATV Meteorologist Todd...

Communications Group

Communications Group Public Relations Specialist The PR Specialist is required to work collaboratively within the client team to provide proactive and reactive public relations strategies, tactics and counsel to maintain and/or develop relationships with our clients...

June Chapter Meeting

June Chapter Meeting

 June 2019 Chapter MeetingJune 21, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Speaker: Monika Rued is the public information officer for Arkansas State Parks — a division of Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism — a visual storyteller, seeker of soft lighting, and a...

May Chapter Meeting

May Chapter Meeting

 May 2019 Chapter Meeting May 17, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER Program: Find out how the fastest growing startup in Central Arkansas has been built by a 95% millennial workforce. Apptegy’s founder and CEO Jeston George will share how he inspires millennials to do...

Arkansas Arts Center

Arkansas Arts Center Art Director/Graphic Designer The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, organized and energetic graphic artist who is passionate about brand storytelling in the visual and performing arts. This position reports to the Director of...

April Chapter Meeting

April Chapter Meeting

 April 2019 Chapter Meeting April 19, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER How to Turn Potential into Performance: Setting goals for yourself is a way to fuel your ambition. Yet often times we have the best intentions when setting a goal but still don’t achieve the...

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families Director of Development, Central Arkansas Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization, seeks a full-time director of development for Central Arkansas with a minimum of 5 years...

Ghidotti Communications

Ghidotti Communications Rockstar Account Executive We are looking for our next team member, and maybe you’re the one! See below for the job description. Think you’d be the perfect fit? Send a cover letter and resume to natalie@ghidotticommunications.com. Duties...

Arkansas Repertory Theater

JOB TITLE: Communications ManagerREPORTS TO: Director of Communications and MarketingTO APPLYSend resume to Karen Rudolph, krudolph@therep.org. Deadline for applications, Friday, March 29. Candidates who expect to earn their degree in May, 2019, are encouraged to...

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Marketing and Public Relations Associate JOB SUMMARY: This position requires excellent organizational and communication skills, strong work ethic, and a great attention to detail. Overall, this position is responsible for supporting all...

March Membership Meeting

March Membership Meeting

 March 2019 Chapter Meeting March 15, 2019 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER BIO: Kevin Volz is the Strategy & Analytics manager for content marketing and public relations projects at MediaSource, an agency in Columbus, Ohio. He ensures that initiatives stay on track...

2019 Student Prism Awards

 Download this PDF for more information To honor outstanding work in communications, journalism and public relations by students at Arkansas universities and colleges; and to give these students the opportunity to showcase those talents and efforts to the members of...

PRSSA Agency Tours

 April 19, 2019  Event Registration Arkansas PRSSA students are invited to attend the annual PRSSA Agency Tour Day! We’ll visit four agencies in Little Rock to learn from their leaders about some of their best work and how they use public relations strategies in times...

Diamond Award and Lifetime Achievement Award

Diamond Award and Lifetime Achievement Award

 2019 Diamond AwardFebruary 15, 201911:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. REGISTER 2019 Recipient - Craig O'neill Arkansas PRSA will award Craig O'neill the Diamond Award for significant contributions resulting in the enhancement of the image of Arkansas, and who has performed...

2019 President’s Installation Address

2019 President’s Installation Address

During her installation address, 2019 Arkansas PRSA president Adena White, APR, shared what PRSA has meant for her professional development and outlined her goals for the year.

January 2020 Chapter Meeting

January Chapter Meeting

Kick off the New Year with PRSA! Join us Jan. 18 for officer installations and Roby Brock’s annual business and politics forecast.

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  November 16, 2018 During the workshop students will hear from PR professionals representing various sectors (agency, private, public, nonprofit and government) in interactive sessions. We'll ask what you want to know and you'll get the benefit of different...

December PRSA Meeting

December PRSA Meeting

Celebrate the season and enjoy casual networking and libations with your fellow PRSA Arkansas chapter members at our annual holiday party on Friday, December 21 at 11:45 a.m.

To spread some holiday cheer, our chapter is accepting donations for Children’s Advocacy Alliance, an independent nonprofit serving abused and neglected children in north-central Arkansas. Please bring a new toy, book, blanket, or other accessory (such as a hat or necklace) for CAA’s “Wall of Hope” service project.

PRSSA Student Workshop

PRSSA Student Workshop

During the workshop students will hear from PR professionals representing various sectors (agency, private, public, nonprofit and government) in interactive sessions. We’ll ask what you want to know and you’ll get the benefit of different perspectives of some of the best PR practitioners in the business with a wide array of experience.

Celebrating the Legacy of Women’s Equality Day

Celebrating the Legacy of Women’s Equality Day

   By Christina Shutt In 1894, 26 years before women would get the right to vote, Susan B. Anthony remarked, “We shall someday be heeded, and when we shall have our amendment to the Constitution of the United States, everybody will think it was always so, just...

Arkansas PRSA Apprenticeship Scholarship Announcement

Best in PR, Communications Honored at ARcom Awards

  Mangan Holcomb Partners/Team SI and Ghidotti Communications of Little Rock were big winners, along with the Arkansas Community Foundation, at the ARcom public relations awards ceremony Thursday at the Mosaic Templar Cultural Center. Connect with  Us  ...

October PRSA Meeting

October PRSA Meeting

As one of the most experienced utility public relations information officers in the country, Sandy Alstadt has led communications teams who have dealt with the devastating aftermath of numerous national disasters. Alstadt will share her top lessons learned over the past 20-plus years and discuss how dealing with crisis events has changed.

New Pro or Old Pro Event

New Pro or Old Pro Event

Join PRSA Arkansas for an after-hours networking event on Thursday, September 27 at 5:30 p.m. at The Highland Midtown.

ARcomm Arkansas Marketing and Communications Awards Event

Call for Entries: 2018 Prism Awards

 The Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America recognizes exceptional public relations programs and the skills of the state’s practitioners, companies and organizations at the annual Prism Awards. The program also encourages improved public...

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

 The Arkansas Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America maintains around 100 active members, ranging from recent graduates to mid- and senior-level executives to retirees. These members represent a cross-section of industries in central Arkansas, including...

August Meeting

August Meeting

August is PRSA Diversity & Inclusion Month. At this month’s chapter meeting, D&I consultant Hugo Balta will discuss why diversity and inclusion is not just the morally right thing to do, but the right business thing to do. On the eve of the 2020 U.S. Census, it is imperative that practitioners be culturally fluent in multicultural America.

July Meeting

July Meeting

 #Ad: What Regulators are Saying About Influencers and Sponsorships Amanda Wilson Denton Technology and Intellectual Property Attorney, PPGMR Law REGISTER The Federal Trade Commission had a busy year in 2017. It sent more than 90 letters warning influencers and...

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