PRSA Portland Metro Chapter
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Welcome to PRSApdx!

Serving more than 250 public relations professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington, the Public Relations Society of America Portland Metro Chapter (PRSApdx) supports lifelong professional development and honors excellence in public relations.

More than one-fifth of Portland Metro Chapter members have earned Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), the profession’s only national post-graduate certification program.

Six chapter members have been elected to the PRSA College of Fellows, considered the pinnacle of a professional career.

So come along and #LeadLaughLearnLove with us!

Upcoming Events

Meet the Media: OPB

How do catch the attention of the newsroom at Oregon Public Broadcasting? Find out directly from the members of the OPB newsroom at our Meet the Media Panel. Learn about the different shows on OPB, what types of stories these shows are looking for and how to create the perfect pitch. Following the panel discussion, […]

  • Oregon Public Broadcasting 7140 Southwest Macadam Avenue Portland, OR 97219
  • 08:00 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.

  • 13-04-2017

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4.18 Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. Our next stop: Salem! We’re hosting happy hour and morning sessions at Willamette University to […]

  • Willamette University, 900 State St.
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • 18-04-2017

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4.19 Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. Our next stop: Salem! We’re hosting happy hour and morning sessions at Willamette University to […]

  • Willamette University, 900 State St.
  • 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

  • 18-04-2017

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New and Prospective Members Invited to Welcome Brunch

When you joined PRSA, you made a decision to invest in yourself and your career. But we’ve learned it can take two years or more before new members realize all the benefits that come with membership. We want to help you jump-start that process. Join us at our chapter’s “New Member Welcome Brunch,” Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. […]

  • Oregon Department of Transportation, 123 NW Flanders, Portland, OR
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • 22-04-2017

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2017 Communicators Conference

Mark your calendars now for the 21st annual Communicators Conference, which will take place from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland. Early Bird Registration will open on Tuesday, February 28. This year’s theme is Leading Strategies and we’re seeking professionals to present on strategic approaches […]

  • 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Portland, OR 97232
  • 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

  • 08-05-2017

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The latest from the PRemiere blog

  • Planning Hones in on 2017 Priorities

Transition Steering Committee Report: March We have a unique opportunity to start fresh with PRSA Oregon in 2017 and embrace changes that better reflect today’s career opportunities and challenges. Plus, there’s a unique challenge: maintain the former chapters’ legacy of extensive member services but expanded to 300 people as a new statewide chapter meanwhile forming […]

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  • University of Western States Hiring a Content Strategist

DEPARTMENT: Public Relations REPORTS TO: Director of Communications SCHEDULE: Flexible, full time CLASSIFICATION: Exempt SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The content strategist position will create compelling brand stories and experiences across a variety of platforms from digital, including web, social, email marketing, mobile, etc., to traditional platforms such as print collateral, magazines, advertisements and fliers. This position also […]

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  • PR Working for You

For April e-news Throughout the year, we will feature local campaigns to showcase the impact that PR has on business and the community. This month, we highlight Quinn Thomas. The Northwest-based company won the 2016 Spotlight Award for Marketing Business to Business for its work in introducing a revolutionary product to the U.S. building community. […]

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  • Words from PRSA Member – Kate Virden

I recently moved back to Oregon after pursuing a Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. It was an incredible program and experience, but I was more than ready to be reunited with the pacific northwest and friendly people again. The friendliest people I have ever met are part […]

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  • Becoming PRSA Oregon Listening Tour Visits Members

As we become PRSA Oregon this year, merging membership from around the state with the majority from Portland, Salem and Eugene chapter hubs, we want to understand your pressing needs and concerns and get to know more of our members. So, this spring, we’re coming to you! Membership Director Siobhan Taylor and President-Elect Julie Williams, […]

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  • Cambia Health is Seeking a Strategic Communications Coordinator

Strategic Communications Coordinator Portland, OR Please include a cover letter when applying for the position on our website at www.cambiahealth.com/careers and reference job # 22853. This position will be responsible for supporting strategic communications including external communication, media relations, social media and brand awareness activities for the company. As a key member of the Strategic […]

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