Entries by Maddie Thannum

A Monumental Crisis

Written by: Jeff Rodriguez, Historian It’s funny how the best intentions can sometimes lead to the worst PR situations. Actually, it’s not funny at all. But that’s what happened prior to November 13, 1982, the day of the dedication ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Certainly the individuals  leading the effort, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial […]

Join us for our GFW PRSA Half-Day Professional Development Event on Wednesday, October 9, at Colonial Country Club!

Ready to be inspired and hear a thought-provoking message from Olympian Johnny Quinn right here in Fort Worth? You are invited to join the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of PRSA on October 9 for our professional development program. Spend the morning learning the elite action steps of ultra-performers – men and women who find a […]

Submit your nominations for Communicator of The Year & PRSA Professional of The Year

COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR Each year, the chapter recognizes a community member (non-public relations/communications professional) who has demonstrated leadership and communications ability while involved with an issue or event of significance to the area served by the chapter. Think communication, collaboration and engagement when making your nominations. Prior year recipients include Fort Worth Mayor Betsy […]

Parental Discretion Devised

Written by: Jeff Rodriguez, Historian We all know that politics can be a dirty business. But on Sept. 19, 1985, things got really dirty – as in, completely inappropriate for the kids. And the PR pros. That’s the day the U.S. Senate held a hearing on “porn rock.” The intention was to consider whether the […]

2019 Worthy Award Sponsorships

Sponsorships for the 2019 Worthy Awards are still available! Sign up to support this year’s gala & showcase your organization to the area’s communications leaders. Contact Paul Sturiale at paul@paoloac.com to reserve one of the sponsorships today!