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PR Job Alert: Shoeboxed


SEEKING PR MANAGER Durham-based Shoeboxed is looking for a PR Manager to lead their media relations for three new products they are launching. This individual will work directly with the Director of Marketing and product team to secure press mentions for their new warranty, reimbursement and commercial banking products. We are looking for someone with […]

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

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

Capstrat CEO Ken Eudy accepts the RPRS Watt Huntley Award for Lifetime Achievement

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

Sir Walter Raleigh Award

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 […]

Awards Entry Advice: Glenn Gillen from S&A Communications

Sir Walter Raleigh Award

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, Glenn Gillen, APR and Senior Account Manager at S&A Communications shares some tips. What can you do throughout the year to prepare for awards season? Throughout the year, […]

Raleigh Public Relations Society Announces Call for Entries for Sir Walter Raleigh Awards

Entries are now being accepted for the Raleigh Public Relations Society’s annual Sir Walter Raleigh Awards. With 22 categories – plus two student categories – the awards are designed to showcase exemplary work by public relations and communications professionals from across the state. The competition recognizes and honors all practitioners who have achieved excellence in […]

April Lunch Meeting – Infographics


When you need to present complex data in a simple, timely and eye-catching way, an infographic can be a powerful tool. G&S Business Communications Creative Director Alan Hicks and Client Service Manager Lyndsey Newnam shared how to determine if an infographic is the right tool to effectively reach your communication objectives and align with your […]

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