Happy New Year from SCPRSA’s 2018 President Reba Campbell

Happy new year and greetings from your 2018 SCPRSA board. We are very excited about the year of professional development events we have planned around the state! When you joined SCPRSA, I’m guessing you had an idea of your goals for getting involved – whether it was broadening your professional network, learning from your peers […]

SCPRSA Announces 2018 Board of Directors

Columbia, SC — The South Carolina chapter of the Public Relations Society of America announces its 2018 Board of Directors. SCPRSA, a statewide professional organization for public relations practitioners, empowers its members to advance the practice of public relations through professional development opportunities and relationship building. “Communications professionals representing a diversity of business sectors and […]

Letter from the President

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is rapidly coming to a close. Our 50th anniversary year was certainly one for the record books as we added dozens of new members, held 22 events in three regions around the state, and built new relationships to help both our organization and our personal networks grow.  When our […]

Replay: Restoring Trust and Truth in an Era of Alternative Facts – Charleston

Mary Eaddy, APR, Fellow PRSA, led Dr. Daniel Fultz, associate dean the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and chair of Communication and Media Arts at Charleston Southern University, Poynter Institute trustee Paula Ellis and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Doug Pardue in a discussion on ethics, “fake news,” and what it means for today’s PR professionals. […]

Replay: Restoring Trust and Truth in an Era of Alternative Facts – Greenville

SCPRSA Ethics Chair Robert Reeves, APR,  led veteran public affairs strategist Chip Felkel, Greenville County government relations manager Julie Horton and WSPA news anchor Amy Wood in a discussion on ethics, “fake news,” and what it means for today’s PR professionals. September is Ethics Month for PRSA chapters across the country. SCPRSA’s September program focused […]

Replay: Restoring Trust and Truth in an Era of Alternative Facts – Columbia

Former dean of the University of South Carolina’s College of Information and Communications Charles Bierbauer led Dr. Shannon Bowen and Jen Madden, assistant director for the South Carolina Press Association, in a discussion on ethics, “fake news,” and what it means for today’s PR professionals. September is Ethics Month for PRSA chapters across the country. […]

Celebrating 50 years

Dear SCPRSA Members, On September 21, 1967 – 50 years ago today – an official chapter of PRSA was formed for South Carolina. We will mark this milestone today with conversations in Greenville, Columbia and Charleston that will explore different aspects of what it means to be an ethical professional in today’s communications landscape. If […]

Elise Mitchell to keynote CONNECT ’17 Conference

Join SCPRSA & IABC SC in welcoming this year’s CONNECT Conference keynote speaker – Elise Mitchell, APR, Fellow PRSA. Elise is the founder and CEO of Mitchell Communications Group, one of the top 10 fastest-growing public relations firms globally and a two-time Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing company. Their clients include brands like Procter & Gamble, Hilton […]

Reba Campbell to serve as SCPRSA president-elect

Dear SCPRSA Members, I am pleased to share with you that Reba Campbell, deputy executive director of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, has been selected by the SCPRSA board of directors to fill the unexpired term of chapter president-elect for 2017. Reba will serve as SCPRSA’s chapter president in 2018. Our previous president-elect, Adrienne […]

Communications workshop points to relationships as key

When it comes to working with the news media and engaging the public, the bottom line is relationships are key. That’s the conclusion that all of the speakers came to at this week’s “One of Many Hats” workshop in their presentations to more than 50 participants who have communications as one of their job responsibilities. […]