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Feb 17

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It’s time to register for #CommCon17!

We are excited to introduce the 21st annual Communicators Conference, which takes place on May 8, 2017 from 8am-4pm at the newly remodeled Double Tree by Hilton, Lloyd Center in Portland (parking will be free!). It will be our first conference officially as the PRSA Greater Oregon Chapter. The theme, Leading Strategies, will feature ...

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Dec 15

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Press Coverage – Tom Unger Highlighted by PBJ

As part of The Portland Business Journal’s coverage of the city’s Most Admired Companies, Wells Fargo’s Tom Unger, APR, was highlighted for his 2015 Award of Distinction win. Congrats, Tom!  

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Dec 15

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Understanding the Blurred Lines Between Marketing and Public Relations

By Sylke Neal-Finnegan, APR VP Professional Development and Chief Development Officer, PRSA Portland I remember there was a time in the not-so-distant past when the line between marketing and public relations was solid, indestructible. Then comes social media, then native advertising, and today, those lines between the two ...

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Nov 15

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2 JOB POSTINGS – VP Major Gifts, Data and Field Service Specialists – United Way

Vice President-Major Gifts United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has embarked on a ten-year campaign to break the cycle of childhood poverty. Success requires changing results for 50,000 kids and their families in our four county region and enlisting 60,000 people to make sure that happens. We are hiring a Vice President of Major ...

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Nov 15

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Ethics Column #8: How the sexes treat each other at work

by Kathy Hubbell, APR, Fellow PRSA Ethics Consultant and Chair, Professional Development Plans Committee This month’s topic is close to my heart, and so there has been writing and rewriting of this column. It’s tempting to write only about misogyny in the workplace – those too-often sexist, patronizing, demeaning ...

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Nov 15

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Footprints on the path to the PRSA College of Fellows

The journey begins It has been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. My journey to the PRSA College of Fellows began when I walked into a federal office building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to assume my first job in public relations. Other jobs followed across the country and around […]

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Oct 15

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2016 PRSA PDX Board Slate

PRSA Portland Members will have an opportunity to cast their vote for our 2016 Board. Below are nominees for all positions, as selected by the 2015 Nominating Committee.   Mark Mohammadpour, APR President, CEO and leadership assembly delegate An accredited member of PRSA, Mark is a senior communications strategist with more than ...

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Oct 15

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How I’m preparing for my next dream job—and why you should, too

How I’m preparing for my next dream job—and why you should, too Wherein I make the case for lifelong learning, active membership and industry involvement By Dave Thompson, APR VP Member Services and Chief Relationship Officer   What’s the big picture of your career? Too often we wear our current organization’s position ...

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Sep 15

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The Moving Targets of PR

By Colby Reade, APR Chief Communications Officer, PRSA Portland   I’ve been told that a lot of work in PR involves hitting a moving target. I disagree. I believe that working in PR involves hitting a target that zigs, zags, jumps, flips, holds completely still and then barrels forward at what feels like an unmatchable […]

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Sep 15

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2015 Spotlight Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact Colby Reade, APR PRSA Portland Metro Chapter 503-320-1040 News@PRSAPDX.org Celebrating the Best in Portland Public Relations: The 2015 Spotlight Awards Takes Over the Portland Art Museum PORTLAND, Ore. – Each year, the Portland Metro Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America ...

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