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 Price; Dr. Kent Scribner, FWISD Superintendent; Paul Paine, former
President of Near Southside, Inc.; Patsy Thomas, President of Mental Health Connection of
Tarrant County and Robert Earley, President and CEO of JPS Health Network.
LEARN MORE AND NOMINATE for Communicator of the Year,
Deadline to nominate: Friday, Sept. 20
PUBLIC RELATIONS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
An exciting award addition this year is The Douglas Ann Newsom PRSA Professional of the Year.
This award is open to any public relations/communications professional in the North Texas
Region. The individual must be a member of PRSA National and will be recognized, through
peer review, on the active leadership and significant contributions to the public relations
profession/industry in North Texas. This award recognizes those who have contributed to the
advancement of public relations, as well as challenging their peers to continue and extend the
gains highlighted by these achievements. Nominees should also be involved in mentoring and
volunteering in the community.
LEARN MORE AND NOMINATE for The Douglas Ann Newsom PRSA Professional of the
Year, visit https://forms.gle/5ckVjtLohLXZpDnw9.
Deadline to nominate: Friday, Sept. 27