Advancing the Profession and the Professional

Chartered on November 10, 1979, the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA is in its 35th year of service to public relations professionals in West Virginia, continuing with the energy and enthusiasm that have built and sustained this chapter. With over 100 members, the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA helps members become more valuable to their organizations and clients - and more successful professionally by:

  • Providing peer-based support
  • Encouraging professional growth through participation in the chapter's meetings and sponsored programs
  • Promoting the highest standards of professional work ethic

You've crafted your legacy; now come to the party!

You entered your best PR work from 2015 into the Crystal Awards competition.  Now it's time to celebrate by joining us on June 15 at the Culture Center for the Crystal Awards Gala!  Registration is open...see upcoming events on the right.

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Newsletter President's Corner Latest Publications


By Lois Smith
It’s time to party. Brittany Javins, executive director of FestivALL, spoke to the PRSA-WV Chapter about the event’s growth, PR aspects and wonderful events going in the Kanawha Valley...
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As part of the “Ads and Advocacy” professional development seminar in April, Chair Rachel Coffman and her committee produced an outstanding session with great presenters and tips for everyone...




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Did you know that this year’s PRSA International Conference is in our district? Our fellow East Central District Chapter in Indiana is hosting it, October 23 – 25, 2016 in Indianapolis. It’s the first time the conference has been in the Midwest in nine years, which means it’s drivable for you! We want as many PR pros from our region as possible to take advantage of this tremendous opportunity to learn and network....




This edition contains information on the growth of FestivALL and hints of summer activities, updates on the Crystal Awards Gala, honoring our newest APR recipient, two of our own named to Generation Next and recognizing our Crystal Awards Gala sponsors. In addition, get details on our June 15 Crystal Awards Gala and read a message from President Stacy Deel...
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This edition contains information on the April professional development session on "Ads and Advocacy," changes to the Crystal Awards and Gala, the question of whether committees have gone out of fashion, a list of chapter benefits and a list of free PRSA webinars in May. Additional stories provide details on the May 18 luncheon meeting about FestivALL and a message from President Stacy Deel...



2016 Crystal Awards Gala

Craft your legacy in crystal! It’s time to craft your public relations l ... Read More

The Culture Center, State Capitol, Charleston, WV

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PRSA at the Park - 2016

Join us on Wednesday, July 20, for PRSA at the Park! This is a casual su ... Read More

Appalachian Power Park, Charleston, WV

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Ethics and politics: An oxymoron?

Join us for a panel discussion of political elections and issues at the state an ... Read More

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