Join us for our next GFW PRSA luncheon on Wednesday, May 9, at Colonial Country Club!

How can we work best with the media? Find out firsthand at one of the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA’s most popular programs of the year—the annual media panel discussion—on May 9 at Colonial Country Club. Come prepared with your questions and learn how to effectively get coverage for your clients and causes.

Panelists: Tim Foster (WFAA), Bud Kennedy (Star Telegram), Stephanie Kuo (KERA), Jamie Stengle (Associated Press)

Moderator: Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, UNT Health Science Center, and former Associated Press Reporter

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Central Time

Where: Colonial Country Club

Register here.

Register today for the 2018 PRSA Southwest District Conference!

Join New Mexico PRSA and members from 13 chapters in the SW District for the 2018 PRSA Southwest District Conference March 8 and 9 in Albuquerque! In addition to the main conference, two limited-space pre-conference sessions will be held on March 7.

More than 20 speakers will cover a myriad of relevant industry topics including crisis communication, storytelling, digital marketing, social influencers, workplace dynamics, accreditation and more. Keynote speakers include Tony D’Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA and National Chair, PRSA.

When

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Central Time

Register here.

Join us for our next GFW PRSA luncheon on Wednesday, February 14, at Colonial Country Club!

Crises can happen to any organization at any time, and in a world where anyone with a smartphone can become a “journalist,” it’s important for you to control the narrative. What happens next?

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport social media manager John Valadez’s first step is always to consult the established and practiced crisis plan. Learn how you can prepare for any crisis, and why organizations like the Airport have a social-first crisis program.

When

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
    Central Time

Register here.

End-Of-Year Happy Hour

In lieu of our December luncheon, join us for a holly jolly happy hour instead! Celebrate another successful year for GFW PRSA on the patio (complete with fire pits & heat lamps) at Pacific Table in University Park Village on Thursday, December 7, at 5:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person (appetizers included).

We will also be collecting gifts for Salvation Army’s Angel Tree, so please bring an unwrapped present with you for a little boy or girl.

Register here: http://www.cvent.com/d/0tqz2t/1Q

Students: Apply for our GFW PRSA scholarship today!

The Greater Fort Worth chapter of PRSA’s annual student scholarship is now accepting applications! The deadline to submit is Tuesday, December 5, and the the application can be accessed here!

Up to four (4) student scholarships in the sum of $500/each will be awarded to outstanding students who exhibit dedication & demonstrate a commitment to the field while pursing a degree in public relations.

Eligibility: The applicant must be a full-time student majoring in Public Relations or Communications and currently attending either Texas Christian University (TCU), the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Abilene Christian University (ACU), or Texas Wesleyan University.