What do you love about your work? Are you taking time to deepen your expertise in your favorite roles? Here are a few resources to help you and your teams learn and grow this month. Read more from our 2018 Chapter President, Dr. Kelly Bruhn, APR here.
Get to know our members!
Alicia Heun is living out her dream--pursuing two of her passions; public relations and agriculture and making a career of it. Read more about how Alicia is living out her dream career here.
PRIME winner: Annual Report
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield won the 2017 PRSA PRIME award for reinventing its annual report. Read more about how Wellmarkability is the company's way to transform the health care system.
What do you gain from volunteering in college?
By volunteering, you are not only making a positive impact in your community and the lives of others, you are also improving your skills and resume! So what does volunteer experience look like on your resume? Learn more here.
Join us for the first PRSA Central Iowa program of 2018!
By 2019, it is estimated that 80 percent of all Internet traffic will be video. The problem? Most of us don't know how to make quality videos.
In this hands-on workshop, Drake University associate professor Chris Snider will provide tips and tools for making compelling videos using your smartphone. You'll learn about core video techniques as well as apps and hardware to turn your phone into a high-end production machine.
About Chris Snider
Chris Snider is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University. He teaches classes in multimedia, social media and web design. Prior to joining Drake, he was a digital editor at The Des Moines Register and editor of Juice Magazine. Read more about Chris on his website.
New PRSA podcast
PRSA will launch a new podcast called, "How I Communicated That," on Feb. 15, 2018. This will be available exclusively on the PRSA Member App. Hosted by APPrise Mobile CEO Jeff Corbin, the podcast will introduce listeners to leading industry professionals who are helping communicators not only stay relevant, but also remain a vital component of every company and organization's business success.
The first episode will feature Lisa Ryan, SVP/Managing Editor at Heyman Associates. She and Jeff will discuss the current state of the PR job market, including what recruiters are looking for, where today's opportunities are and the skills most in demand.
You can download the Member APP on the App Store and Google Play.