News: Member Spotlights

Member Spotlight: Matt Charles, DPA, APR
August 20, 2018
As an independent communications practitioner, Matt Charles, DPA, APR, specializes in media relations, crisis communications, issues management and community engagement services for non-profits, higher education and startups.
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Member Spotlight: Patrice Lewis
August 02, 2018
Patrice Lewis serves as a senior advisor at SIR, a 54-year old strategic consulting firm in Richmond.
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Member Spotlight: Catie Kelly
July 16, 2018
Catie Kelly works as an account coordinator at Commonwealth Public Relations and serves on PRSA Richmond's Diversity and Inclusion committee.
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Getting to Know Our Chapter’s Independent Practitioners: Tess Wittler
June 01, 2018
As a freelance copywriter, Tess Wittler specializes in writing content for construction professionals.
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Spotlight on 2018 Rising Star Winner: Kelsey Leavey
May 25, 2018
Kelsey Leavey is a digital content strategist at The Hodges Partnership.
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Spotlight on Thomas Jefferson Award Winner: Beth A. Hardy, APR
April 25, 2018
Hardy is president of Hardy Communications and a school board member for Goochland County Public Schools.
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Get Recognized for Your Expertise with the APR
April 25, 2018
At our April luncheon, we were pleased to recognize our chapter's newest APR, Anne Creasy.
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Student Connections: Meet Alyssa Lee, 2016 PRSA Richmond Foundation Scholarship Recipient
April 16, 2018
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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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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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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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