PRagmatic: Chronicles of the Greater Cleveland PR Community


PRSA Cleveland & Akron Chapters Rejuvenate APR Classes

by Chris Lynch, APR, Fellow PRSA Is obtaining your APR on your career “bucket list?”  You may have heard or thought that the preparation and studying process may be too hard, or confused by the requirements for the Readiness Review and the computerized exam. Have no fear… PRSA’s Cleveland and Akron Chapters are once again […]

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6 Accredited PR Pros on Why They Pursued Their APR (reprinted from PRsay)

  “Having been a practitioner for 25 years, I had always wanted to apply for my APR, but never found time to do so. Last year, at a PRSA meeting, Stacey Sunday and I were approached about it by Professor Alison L. Gaulden from the University of Nevada-Reno. With her encouragement and support, we are […]

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Twenty-Two Years Later, My APR Continues to Pay Dividends

By Richard J. Batyko, APR, Fellow PRSA Public relations professionals who do not have their APR and do not intend to get the credential are often as passionate arguing against the need for it as those who have attained accreditation argue for it. These are not new positions in our field. Way back in 1995, […]

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Recap: ‘I Don’t Do PR Anymore’ Event

By Theresa Wallenhorst, Sweeney Yesterday, I attended my first PRSA event of the year: I Don’t Do PR Anymore. To no surprise, this immediately struck my interest. While I may just be a mere three years into my career, even I have noticed a growing change in today’s public relations industry. But the truth is, as […]

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I Love My Section: Public Affairs and Government

By Jenn Elting, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District For public relations professionals wanting to develop their careers within a specific industry, PRSA offers Professional Interest Sections. These groups help members connect with others in the same fields, oftentimes experiencing the same issues unique to your specific industry. Personally, I love my section: Public Affairs and Government […]

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PRSA Greater Cleveland Chapter Recognizes Northeast Ohio’s Best in Communications

CLEVELAND – December 5, 2018 – The Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) Greater Cleveland Chapter recognized the area’s best in marketing and public relations at the 16th annual Cleveland Rocks Awards on Tuesday, December 4, at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park. This year, more than 65 Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were given […]

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Public Relations Society of America, Greater Cleveland Chapter