Entries by Diane Slaughter

President’s Corner | July 2017

I can’t express how happy and pleased I was to see the tremendous public relations work on display at our annual Crystal Awards Gala last week. I remember attending my first Crystal Awards Gala at the Charleston Civic Center and being surrounded by a long list of prestigious names and companies within our field. It […]

Chapter & Verse | June 2017

Please visit our June issue of Chapter & Verse for articles on PR and Health Care: CAMC Experience, the ROI on board service, the Crystal Awards Gala meeting notice, Crystal Awards sponsors, the upcoming calendar and a message from President Brandon Totten.

President’s Corner | June 2017

The time has arrived for our annual Crystal Awards Gala. Each year, this is our opportunity to shine a light on the best work our profession offers our clients and businesses. As the world of public relations continues to change, this premier event recognizes our best practices, campaigns and individual awards that mark West Virginia […]

President’s Corner | May 2017

April has been Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) Month, and I want to recognize and say thank you to our chapter members who have achieved APR status, as well as those who are pursuing their APR. The APR will help you distinguish yourself from your peers and enhance the level of professionalism we offer our […]

President’s Corner | April 2017

First, I want to thank our PRSA Chapter members for coming out to support the annual Fox Trot for Parkinson’s Research which raised more than $50,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation. This outstanding event has grown each year and that is due to fellow PRSA-WV member George Manahan and his team, and their outstanding […]

President’s Corner – March 2017

The warm weather is here already, and March brings some exciting opportunities for our members with two events to enhance our role in public relations. First, our meeting on Wednesday, March 15 will cover a growing issue facing public relations practitioners and our audiences: fake news. According to the Pew Research Center, “Facebook has 1.8 […]

President’s Corner – February 2017

First, I want to thank everyone who came to our January meeting at West Virginia State University, and especially those PRSA-WV Chapter members who were able to stay afterward and meet with students of the WVSU Public Relations Student Society of America. We have already received thanks and gratitude from those students for taking the […]