Entries by Diane Slaughter

ECD Awards OPEN

We’re excited to announce that it’s time for the 2017 East Central District Diamond Awards!  Click here for complete information. The East Central District of the Public Relations Society of America is once again calling for shining examples of public relations campaigns and tactics for its 40th annual Diamond Awards competition. The Diamond Awards are […]

One of Our Founders Passed Away

BRIDGEPORT — Raymond Jack Powers, age 81, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 5, 2017. Jack was born in Huntington, West Virginia, on February 16, 1936. He was the son of his two beloved parents, Orval and Hazel Powers. He was one of the founding members of the West Virginia Chapter of […]

Chapter & Verse | August 2017

Please visit our August issue of Chapter & Verse for articles on the “PRSA at the Park” event, opportunities to enter the PRSA – East Central District Diamond Awards competition, our August 16 “Trivia Night” event with AAF-WV, the upcoming calendar and a message from President Brandon Totten.

President’s Corner | August 2017

It is hard to believe it is July already and we will soon be looking at cooler days, school buses and hearing football practices as we continue through our chapter’s 38th year. Our “PRSA at the Park,” courtesy of Jeri Matheney, APR, Fellow PRSA and AEP, is a wonderful event that allows our members an […]

Chapter & Verse | July 2017

Please visit our July issue of Chapter & Verse for articles on the Crystal Awards Gala, our July 12 meeting, “PRSA at the Park,” the upcoming calendar and a message from President Brandon Totten.

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 […]