Entries by Diane Slaughter

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 […]

President’s Corner – January 2017

As the new President of the PRSA – West Virginia Chapter, I’m inviting all public relations practitioners, communicators and educators to join us for an exciting year of programming, professional development, networking and other great events designed to engage our membership. One new way we will engage our membership will be through our new chapter […]