PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


Promote Your Company or Client and Support PRSA Cleveland’s Scholarship Program

It’s Cleveland’s most prestigious Public Relations event of the year, and this year it’s better than ever. It’s the Cleveland Rocks Awards, our city’s opportunity to showcase the best and brightest in public relations campaigns. The 15th annual ceremony will be held at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum on December 12. […]

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Language Matters – Our October Program Dives into Diversity and Inclusion

By Lisa Sands, APR No one can deny we are in some interesting times— for our culture and our profession. Our companies and clients rely on us to be the experts on matters of communication. But, how and when to say things seems a bit harder these days, doesn’t it? We’re second-guessing ourselves and wondering if […]

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5 Reasons to Enter the 15th Annual PRSA Cleveland Rocks Awards

Each year, the board and members of the PRSA Greater Cleveland chapter look forward to the annual Cleveland Rocks Awards that honor the programs, projects and people doing great PR and Communications work throughout the year. Need a reason to enter this year’s awards? How about five? You’ve always wanted to take the stage at […]

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Legends & Leaders Barb Paynter

By: Brittany M. Thompson Barb Paynter has more than 30 years’ experience in public relations, and is a trusted advisor to clients in a variety of industries. Paynter graduated from the University of Missouri, where she majored in journalism, with a focus on news and editorial. During her four years of college, she never took […]

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Legends & Leaders: Beth Hallisy

By: Rachel Kerstetter, VP of Membership, PRSA Greater Cleveland Beth Hallisy, APR, Fellow-PRSA, is the president of Beth. (The name of her company is said, “Beth period.”) She describes herself as a writer and a PR and marcom addict. “I’ve always viewed myself as a writer first,” she said. Wanting to refocus on writing was […]

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2017 East Central District Diamond Awards

  We’re excited to announce that it’s time for the 2017 East Central District Diamond Awards!  Click here for complete information. The East Central District of the Public Relations Society of America is once again calling for shining examples of public relations campaigns and tactics for its 40th annual Diamond Awards competition. The Diamond Awards […]

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