August President’s Report | 2011 Leadership

It’s hard to believe that the year is more than halfway over! In the past few months, SCPRSA has hosted a dynamic Mercury Awards and Spring Professional Development Conference – with a special visit by our national PRSA Chairman, Gary McCormick of HGTV – and hosted engaging luncheon presentations from Greenville all the way to […]

SCPRSA Member Profile: Alice Grey Harrison, APR

The SCPRSA Member Profile features outstanding members and practitioners, and gives us a chance to find out what’s going on at your company and in your corner of the state. This month, we’re proud to feature … Name: Alice Grey Harrison, APRPosition: Marketing Communications ManagerCompany: Dixon Hughes PLLCYears in Current Position: 2 Education: BA University […]

Midlands Luncheon Recap: The Campaign to Increase South Carolina’s Cigarette Tax

The South Carolina General Assembly in May overrode Governor Mark Sanford’s veto of legislation to increase the state’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax by 50 cents. At the heart of this victory was an extensive, multi-faceted communications campaign. In June, Midlands’ public relations professionals gathered at the Capital City Club to hear from a seasoned PR professional […]

Spring Conference speakers deliver wealth of insight, advice

The 2010 Spring Conference offered attendees perspectives from three PR pros on topics ranging from social media and the value of PR partnerships, to mounting a successful fundraising campaign. Below are some of the ideas and approaches offered by each of the three speakers, Donnie Henderson, Gary McCormick, and Andrea Moody. Donnie Henderson, cofounder of […]

It’s Not Too Late…

…to register for this Friday’s Spring Professional Development Conference in Columbia! Enjoy great networking with professionals across the state while giving your public relations career a jump start with diverse sessions featuring a great roster of speakers: Gary McCormick, Director of Partnership Development, HGTV | “Preparing for the New PR Landscape” Andrea Moody, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc. […]


A special thanks to our ROCK STAR sponsors of the 2010 Mercury Awards | A Night with PR Stars…Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, Davis Public Relations and Marketing, Professional Printers and Riley Communications! Thank you for your support of SCPRSA and this special event!


SCPRSA’s signature event is just around the corner! Come celebrate with us on Thursday, April 22nd, as we honor the outstanding work and individual accomplishments of our public relations colleagues from across the state at the Mercury Awards! Tickets are on sale now. Don’t miss this chance to hob nob with the state’s brightest PR […]