The Power of the Advocate

As public relations professionals, we are tasked with producing outcomes for our clients. We arm ourselves with market research. We study the competition, analyze trends, and develop and execute campaigns to inform and inspire our target audiences. In many ways, we are advocates. More specifically, and with a few exceptions, we are outside advocates who […]

2019 PRSA Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors Slate Announced

The PRSA Hoosier Chapter is happy to announce its slate for the 2019 Board of Directors! President: Emily Kibling, APR Past-President: Megan Bulla, APR President-Elect: Kendall Horvatich Director of Operations & Research: Jacki Falkenstein Director of Finance: Tim Coxey Director of Communications: Kristen Hay Director of Member Services: Hyacinth Rucker Director of Membership: Deeksha Kapoor […]

Now Open: 2019 Committee Recruitment!

Calling all volunteers! It’s time to begin committee recruitment for volunteers to help lead our Chapter in 2019. There are so many opportunities, and lots of variation in the types of positions available. This is a great way to get involved in the Chapter, network with peers, and give back to your profession. You can […]

2019 Proposed Bylaw Amendment: Your Voice Counts!

Earlier this year, the PRSA Hoosier Chapter Board of Directors reviewed our board and committee structure to ensure the Chapter could best accomplish its strategic plan and provide maximum opportunity for volunteers and members.    After careful research and consideration, the Hoosier Chapter Board proposes modifying the bylaws to ensure our Board effectively and efficiently […]

Call for Judges: 2018 VOX Awards

As part of our annual awards program, we need PRSA Hoosier chapter members’ help to judge entries for our reciprocal chapter – PRSA Memphis. Much like our Pinnacle Awards, the Memphis chapter’s VOX Awards recognize outstanding public relations work happening in the mid-South area. Awards are given to overall campaigns as well as individual tactics. […]

Don’t Miss the Pinnacle Awards on April 11

Join us for our annual Pinnacle Awards celebration, honoring the best work from Indiana PR professionals in 2017. This year, we are excited to feature Justin Mack, Indianapolis Star reporter and host of the not-too-serious, digital news segment The Drop. Before he announces the award-winning work from individuals, students and professionals from our chapter, he’ll […]

Call for Judges!

As part of our annual awards program, we need PRSA Hoosier chapter members’ help to judge entries for our reciprocal chapter – PRSA Orange County. Much like our Pinnacle Awards, the Orange County chapter’s PROTOS Awards recognize outstanding public relations work happening in southern California. Awards are given to overall campaigns as well as individual […]

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 […]

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 […]