WWPR Annual Meeting 1/22; Thought Leadership Panel 2/5
Jumpstart the New Year by attending the WWPR Annual Meeting and Board Induction on Thursday, January 22, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m., at the National Press Club! Network with other PR pros, meet the new WWPR board of directors and learn how to make your best qualities shine through from our keynote speaker, Matthew Kohut, partner at KNP Communications and co-author of best-selling book, Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities that Make Us Influential.
Purchase Compelling People when you register and get it signed by Matthew Kohut at the event.
Cost: $45 for WWPR & PRSA members; $60 for non-members.
Join WWPR, the Johns Hopkins University MA in Communication program and ColorComm for a panel discussion about raising the profile of an organization or its leadership as a thought leader for a topic or industry. The Thought Leadership Panel will be held on Thursday, February 5, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., at the Johns Hopkins University Washington, DC Center.
Cost: Free to members of WWPR, ColorComm, PRSA and JHU students/alumni/faculty; $20 for nonmembers. Light refreshments will be provided.
Join the 2015 Emerging Leaders Awards Committee Today!
Become a pivotal part of the 2015 Emerging Leaders Awards by joining the committee today! Take part in planning this signature event with opportunities in media relations, sponsorship and partnership building, social media development and more.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join today!
Are you interested in joining other WWPR committees as well? See the complete list of committees and contact details at http://wwpr.org/committees/.
The B Hive: INFOGRAPHIC PR Trends to Look for in 2015
By Beth Stewart, WWPR Marketing Communications Committee Member
PR in Politics: So You Want to Be President!
The Role of Public Relations in Politics is a monthly column written by WWPR member Margaret Mulvihill, examining the role of PR in politics.
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Washington Women in Public Relations
Countdown To 2016
We are only half-ways through the first month of the new year, and yet, the Presidential campaigns are stealthily underway. Political operatives shiver in the anticipation of an election that is twenty two months away. We are all gearing up to represent our political candidates, with tactically-placed stories in all the appropriate places. Carefully choreographed television appearances, brilliant radio discussions on the topical issues of the day, well-chosen public sightings. Nothing, no opportunity for publicity will be ignored. Although it’s early days yet, those of us who have traveled this road before, already have the entire twenty two months penciled-in on the giant tear-off wall calendar. We’ll begin with monthly exposures, stepping it up to weekly as the months go by, until our candidate is front and center in the daily media by November 2016. It’s a lot like building with Lego, each story carefully constructed on the back of the one preceding it. It’s more than communications, it’s a form of artistry!
Articles of Interest
- 5 Tips for Using PR to Grow Your Business (Huffington Post)
- 3 Ways PR Pros Can Interact with Competitors on Social Media (PR Daily)
- The Unending Anxiety of an ICYMI World (New York Times)
- New Media & the PR Pro: A Look Ahead (Forbes)
- January 21, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: PRSA-NCC: How to Leverage Tomorrow’s News Today and Reach Communications Goals
- January 22, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.: WWPR’s Annual Meeting & Board Induction
- January 30, 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: PRSA-NCC: APR Mini Jump Start
- February 5, 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.: WWPR Thought Leadership Panel
If you have a suggestion for a future program topic, please contact the Professional Development Committee at email@example.com.
View recent job opportunities at http://wwpr.org/jobs/.
November/December 2014 New Members
|Tomeika Bowden||DC Public Charter School Board|
|Derika Crowley||Georgetown School of Continuing Studies – Public Relations & Corporate Communications|
|Theola DeBose||DC Public Charter School Board|
|Shelley Feist||Partnership for Food Safety Education|
|Sarah Kana||American University|
|Philippa Levenberg||LEVICK Strategic Communications|
|Amanda Ott||American Society of Anesthesiologists|
|Maureen Salazar||BRG Communications|
|Alyssa Shames||VeriSign, Inc.|
|Brynn Boyer||Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business|
|Arianna Christopher||George Mason University|
|Katie Feldman||Hyatt Hotels Corporation|
|Ashlee Lawson||Cesar Chavez PCS for Public Policy|
|Catherine Llamido||National PTA|
|Rachel Pugh||Georgetown University|
November/December 2014 Renewals
|Elizabeth Y. Adegboyega-Panox||St. Columbia’s Episcopal Church|
|Colleen Bayus||Cascades Technologies Inc.|
|Karin Bloomquist||Georgetown University|
|Allyson Burns||Case Foundation & Revolution|
|Kara Frank||Adfero Group|
|Laura Keiter||Media Matters for America|
|Tammy Lemley||North American Network|
|Nancy McCormick-Pickett||American Chemical Society|
|Sara Neumann||C.Fox Communications|
|Richard Strauss||Strauss Radio Strategies|
|Jacqueline Temkin||Total Wine & More|
|Susan Apgood||News Generation, Inc.|
|Stephanie DuBois||National Community Pharmacists Association|
|Jacki Flowers||Office of Minority Health Resource Center|
|Stephanie Fu||SLF Strategies|
|Dawn Jakutowicz||Dougherty & Associates (DAI), Inc.|
|Mary LoJacono||MLo Communication Consulting|
|Stacie Manger||The Aluminum Association|
|Kelsey Pospisil||News Generation, Inc.|
|Jennifer Schleman||American Hospital Association|
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