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2017 Awards Entries Now Open!

Entries for the 2017 Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Excellence in Communication and the Watt Huntley Award for Lifetime Achievement are now open for submission. Further details regarding the awards can be found here.   2017 RPRS Call for Entries Release

Member Spotlight: Cara McLeod

RPRS Member Spotlight: Cara McLeod

We are pleased to feature one of our active RPRS members Cara McLeod as our Member Spotlight this month. If you’ve attended any of our monthly lunch meetings, you’ll definitely recognize this friendly face! Cara is a Marketing Communications Coordinator at City of Raleigh and specializes in the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources department. […]

2016 RPRS Awards Banquet in Review

We loved getting to celebrate excellence in communications with so many of our Triangle-area peers in the public relations and corporate communications fields last week at our annual awards banquet. Our thanks to Charlotte Agenda (and Raleigh Agenda) Co-Founder and Creative Director Katie Levans for serving as our keynote speaker and guest emcee for the […]

Member Spotlight: Caleb Fernandez

Learn more about our member Caleb Fernandez for the April Member Spotlight. Caleb is an Account Executive at FleishmanHillard. Q. What is your favorite part of the job? A. Seeing my work come to life is probably my favorite part of being a publicist. You craft a story and work with the media to tell that […]

Member Spotlight: Ginny Talley

Our Raleigh Public Relations Society Member Spotlight for February is Ginny Talley. Ginny is an Account Executive at Largemouth Communications. Our Membership Chair Glenn Gillen asked Ginny a few questions to get to know her better.

Recap of January Lunch Meeting on Proofreading

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During our January 26th lunch meeting, our Membership Chair Glenn Gillen of S&A Communications shared a plethora of great advice for proofreading. He included tips for strategies on proofreading, common punctuation and grammar mistakes, and a list of proofreading resources.

RPRS Honors Capstrat’s Ken Eudy with the 2015 Watt Huntley Award

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2015) – Ken Eudy, co-founder and chief executive officer of Capstrat, was honored with the 2015 Watt Huntley Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of public relations during the Raleigh Public Relations Society (RPRS) Sir Walter Raleigh Awards banquet on September 23 at The State Club. Each year, RPRS presents […]

Awards Entry Advice: Katie Johnson from French/West/Vaughan

As you are compiling your Sir Walter Raleigh Awards entries this year (remember deadline June 26!) we wanted to share some advice from past award winners. Below, Katie Johnson, group account director at French/West/Vaughan shares a few tips. Tip 1: Set the Scene When crafting a solid award entry, I take the approach all PR pros take […]

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