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In Conversation with Cynthia McCafferty of Hawthorne Strategy Group

Cynthia McCafferty is the current Chief Executive Officer and President of Hawthorne Strategy Group and like many others in our field, she stumbled into public relations unintentionally and quickly found her calling. After more than 20 incredibly successful and fulfilling years in the industry, she ...

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Meet Shane Winn

The enthusiasm, passion and utter admiration that Shane has for the PR agency Allison+Partners is contagious. As the General Manager for nearly four years, his outlook on the company’s culture is unconditionally positive and yet he feels strongly he can’t take any credit. “The age...

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Stop Asian Hate

A little more than a year into the pandemic, society has finally begun to turn the page as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and restrictions ease. Despite these signs of positive progress, anti-Asian racism has only continued to swell since the pandemic’s onset. For many Asians in the U...

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Leadership Profile: Kevin Cook - Edelman

To start our interview on Microsoft Teams, Kevin Cook immediately addresses the overall theme of leadership. The president of the Chicago office of Edelman is gracious in acknowledgement of the leaders and mentors he’s worked with during his career. He mentions the lessons of company founder D...

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Local Chapter Honors Peter Debreceny as 2019 ‘Distinguished Senior Leader’

About Reception December 4, 2019The Casino Peter Debreceny, Vice President – International of the Arthur W. Page Society, was honored December 4 as the Distinguished Senior Leader of 2019 by the Chicago Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Approximately 70 senior public ...

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Michelle Flowers Welch Receives ‘Distinguished Senior Leader’ Honor

About Reception Michelle Flowers Welch Receives “Distinguished Senior Leader’ Honor December 7, 2017The Fortnightly of Chicago Michelle Flowers Welch, founder and chairman of the Flowers Communications Group, received the Chicago PRSA Chapter’s 2017 Distinguished Senior Leader...

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Leading Through Passion: Michelle Flowers Welch

Driven. Passionate. Visionary. Inspiring. These are a few words one might use to describe Michelle Flowers Welch, Founder and Chairman of Flowers Communications Group (FCG), a multicultural, integrated marketing agency.   But I'll let you decide for yourself.Of course, good leaders don't ...

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Afterwards: PRSA Chicago Panel Talks Impact of Pandemic, Unrest

By Edward M. Bury, APR (aka The PRDude) The value of regular, timely, accurate and effective during the most serious public threat of our lifetimes and ongoing national discordance encapsulates the perspectives shared by a panel of communicators last week during “It’s 2021 — What ...

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PRSA Chicago Celebrates Black History Month

During Black History Month, we acknowledge and celebrate all the Black communications professionals who have made and continue to make an impact in our industry. Throughout the month, be on the lookout for content across our social channels, as well as PRSA publications and programming. PRSA Chicag...

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PRSA Chicago Welcomes 2021 Board of Directors

The Public Relations Society of America’s Chicago Chapter is excited to announce its 2021 board of directors. PRSA Chicago is the fourth largest chapter in the country with nearly 400 members. The chapter was founded in 1948 to provide professionals with programs and activities designed to mee...

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