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Beth A. Hardy, APR, to be Recognized as Thomas Jefferson Award Winner
April 17, 2018
Hardy is the president of Hardy Communications and a District 4 School Board Member for Goochland County Public Schools.
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PR Ethics and Parenting Teenagers
April 17, 2018
Dawn Eischen, APR, is PRSA Richmond’s Ethics Officer. She has been a public relations professional for nearly 20 years and recently joined the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority as a PR Manager.
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Student Connections: Meet Alyssa Lee, 2016 PRSA Richmond Foundation Scholarship Recipient
April 16, 2018
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April President’s Message: Goodbye Sad Desk Lunch
March 31, 2018
Most weekdays at noon you can find me taking hurried bites of my lunch between emails. I’m not alone: 62 percent of American office workers usually eat their lunch in the same spot they work all day. The phenomenon has been dubbed the “Sad Desk Lunch.”
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Mark Raper Calls it a Career
March 30, 2018
After a career spanning decades, Mark Raper, Padilla’s chief counsel officer and former president, has retired.
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Student Connections: Meet Mama-U Addy, VCU PRSSA President
March 19, 2018
This series introduces the next generation of PR professionals.
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Exemplifying Excellence in PR – Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence
March 02, 2018
Jeff Wilson, APR, vice president at Padilla Richmond, tells us about nominating Mike Mulvihill, APR, for the award in 2016.
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March President’s Message
March 01, 2018
It’s no secret that the public relations industry has a diversity problem.
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Getting to Know Our Chapter’s Independent Practitioners: Jenny Pedraza, APR
February 27, 2018
As an independent communications practitioner, Jenny's clients include higher education institutions in Virginia and out of state, along with local nonprofit organizations.
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Why Nominate Someone for the Rising Star Award?
February 27, 2018
In 2017, Blake Mirzayan was awarded the Rising Star designation. We asked Rosalie Morton, who prepared his nomination last year, why it is so important to recognize these individuals.
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Student Connections: Meet Jenna Scull, James Madison University
February 23, 2018
This series will introduce the next generation of PR professionals.
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Meet Marian Mahon, PRSA Richmond’s president in 1975
February 08, 2018
While Mahon displayed a natural talent for public relations – it wasn’t her chosen career path. But a mix of talent, tenacity and a few fortuitous conversations propelled her toward a fulfilling and impactful career.
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