Committee Update: DEI

For decades, it’s been said that an organization, industry, company or government should reflect its constituency. But we know that’s not often the case, and the field of Public Relations is, unfortunately, no exception. We are a predominantly white industry and PRSA – locally, regionally and nationally – is a predominantly white professional organization. But […]

Entry Deadline Extended for 2022 Pinnacle Awards

ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR 2022 PINNACLE AWARDS The deadline to enter this year’s Pinnacle Awards has been extended to 11:59 p.m., Friday, April 22. The annual awards program recognizes the best work by Indiana’s public relations, marketing and communications professionals. The Pinnacles Committee is working hard to make this year’s event a special one, with […]

The Path to APR starts here!

Following the huge success of last year’s turbo-charged sessions, we will continue with a five-week semester this spring of our APR Readiness Review Course. A quick overview: Classes will be offered, again at no cost, over a five-week semester starting Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. ET and will continue each Wednesday through May 18. […]

Hoosier PRSA Member Spotlight: Hyacinth Rucker

Hoosier PRSA Member Spotlight: Hyacinth Rucker Considering a move from broadcast journalism to PR? Hoosier PRSA Chapter President-elect Hyacinth Rucker made the jump from TV to public relations and by her own account, never looked back. In the first of our new Hoosier Member PRSA Member Spotlight series, we chat with Hyacinth about her move […]

2022 President’s Message

I am honored to take on this very important role and want to thank you for your membership and commitment to PRSA and the profession. When I first moved to Indiana from India on a cold snowy January night in 2007, I didn’t know anyone in this country except for my husband. Yes, that’s true! […]

2022 Event Programming Member Survey

PRSA Hoosier Members – We need your help! As we plan for 2022, we’d love to have your feedback about the events you attended in 2021 and gain some insight on topics you’d like to see covered at events this year. We invite you to participate in this two-minute survey that will be instrumental in […]

2021 PRSA Hoosier Chapter Highlights

Last year marked the first year of the PRSA Hoosier Chapter’s 2021-2023 Strategic Plan. This plan addresses goals like increasing the value of a PRSA Hoosier Chapter membership, expanding our membership, and focusing on diversity/equity/inclusion to create a more representative and welcoming environment. We’re only a third of the way through the timeline for the […]

Racing to the end. How PR pros keep sane during the holidays

The calendar is winding down and it’s December. So, now life gets busier as shopping has picked up in intensity, and we find ourselves attending holiday parties with coworkers, decorating our homes for Christmas, and going through the closet to find a chic outfit for New Year’s Eve celebrations. At the same time, we are […]

PRSA Hoosier Chapter Awards $2,000 in PRSSA Scholarships

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is dedicated to giving back to those who are pursuing a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in the public relations/communications field. Each year, we offer two scholarships – each in the amount of $1,000. Scholarship application submissions are reviewed by a group of active PRSA board and committee members and […]

PRSA Hoosier Chapter Appoints 2022 Board of Directors

The Public Relations Society of America Hoosier Chapter, Indiana’s statewide society of public relations and communications professionals, today announces the 2022 Board of Directors. The Board was elected at the chapter’s annual meeting last week.  Allyson Johnson, APR, the PRSA Hoosier Chapter’s 2021 President, will be succeeded by Deeksha Kapoor, director of communications at the […]