Member Q&A with Jessica Miller

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is conducting member profiles throughout the year to facilitate connections within the Chapter. We are pleased to introduce Jessica Miller. Name: Jessica Miller Employer: Parkview Health Position: Public Relations Manager Colleges: Bachelor of Arts, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind. Master of Business Administration – Marketing & Management, Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, […]

Member Q&A with Whitney Riggs

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is conducting member profiles throughout the year to facilitate connections within the Chapter. We are pleased to introduce Whitney Riggs. Name: Whitney Riggs Employer: Hamilton County Tourism Position: Communications Coordinator College: Master of Arts in Journalism from Indiana University, Bloomington I am new to Indianapolis, so PRSA has been a great way […]

Member Q&A with Rachel Batdorff

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is conducting member profiles throughout the year to facilitate connections within the Chapter. We are pleased to introduce Rachel Batdorff. Name: Rachel Batdorff Employer: Bowen Center Position: Assistant Director, Allen County College: BA in Public Relations, Huntington University MA in Public Relations, Ball Sate University PRSA Position: Steering Committee Member for Hoosier […]

2018 Board Recruitment is Underway

As an active chapter with more than 340 members, the PRSA Hoosier Chapter is seeking leaders who have a desire for advancing the public relations profession through volunteer service. Interested members are asked to fill out the 2018 Board Recruitment Interest Form below. A nominating committee will convene in July to review these interest forms, […]

No Room for Alternative Facts in PR

Attention: This Article is Accurate and Truthful in Nature Fake news has been a major source of contention with the recent political landscape. But the truth of the matter is, fake news has been around for thousands of years. According to Robert Darnton, author of “The True History of Fake News”, at times it was […]

The Influence of Betsy Plank and Women in the PRSA Hoosier Chapter

Call me a typical PR pro, but I love social media. I start my day by scrolling through Twitter to catch up on my daily news and events. On April 6, I saw many of our Hoosier affiliated PRSSA chapters and students using the hashtag #BetsyPlank to celebrate Betsy Plank Day. I was familiar with […]

The Spring APR Prep Course Has Begun

On Thursday evening, April 13, the PRSA Hoosier Chapter Accreditation co-chairs held the APR prep course spring session. Appropriate timing as April has been deemed by PRSA as APR Month. They were joined by several new APR candidates eager to learn more about the process of earning the Accreditation in Public Relations. Each of these candidates took […]

April Is APR Month

April is APR Month — but APR Month has nothing to do with Annual Percentage Rates. A second, less recognized, definition for APR is Accreditation in Public Relations. In the world of communication professionals, Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) is a credential earned by public relations practitioners who commit to the profession through ethical practices […]

Get ready for the Pinnacles!

On April 12, the Hoosier Chapter will celebrate the Pinnacle Awards. The Pinnacles committee is excited to host this year’s ceremony at Indy’s newest event venue, The Neidhammer. With it comes a brand new experience for members, where networking and conversing take center stage. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a special cocktail hour […]

Remembering Ann

We lost another great friend of Indiana public relations, a great public relations professional and mentor to many with the death of Ann Rein, APR, this week. I first met Ann when I was hired by BDP Co./Carrier Corp./United technologies in the late 1970s. It was my first corporate position and Ann was my account […]