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Practicing PR as an Independent Practitioner during COVID-19 

By Joyce Lofstrom, MS, APR As PRSA Chicago members transitioned to at-home offices during the COVID-19 pandemic, independent PR practitioners were already in place with their business office ready to go. Yet, this new reality offers consistent challenges for so many in the profession.  Follow...

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Communicators Jump into Action: COVID-19 and Crisis Communications.

The future is changing in ways no one anticipated and so has the role of every organization’s communications team. COVID-19 is keeping communicators on their toes, from being in the background to being the only source of updated information in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. While the econo...

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COVID-19 and the Role Played by Communicators: PRSA Chicago Webinar Recap

By Edward M. Bury, APR (aka The PRDude) Controversy continues to surface regarding just about every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in these waning days of April, it’s readily apparent that controversy related to the virus and its impact on society and our way of life will cont...

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Local Chapter Honors Jon Harris as 2018 ‘Distinguished Senior Leader’

About Reception December 6, 2018The Arts Club of Chicago Jon Harris, Senior Vice President and CCO of Conagra, was honored November 29 as the Distinguished Senior Leader of 2018 by the Chicago Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Approximately 115 senior communications leaders jo...

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Chapter President’s Spring Briefing | It’s Almost Summer, PRSA Chicago!

It’s almost summer, PRSA Chicago! Thank you for your dedication to our chapter and for the feedback you’ve provided so far this year. We are committed to providing you with a valuable experience and want to continue the dialogue. What’s been working? What can we do to improv...

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PRSA Chicago 2016 – President’s Welcome

Welcome to a new year with PRSA Chicago! Spend a minute with Alison Bruder, chapter president for 2016 and watch this 50-second video message. PRSA Chicago 2016 - President's Welcome from Alison Bruder on Vimeo.

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