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Media Law & Leveraging Resources – October 16

Join the Yankee Chapter PRSA for a half-day morning workshop with two guest speakers from Franklin Pierce University. In the first session, Kirsten Nevious, PhD, director of the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication, will discuss media law as it pertains to social media and technology.

About YankeePRSA

The Yankee Chapter is comprised of approximately 130 public relations professionals who work in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.

The Yankee Chapter meets every other month for professional development sessions and networking opportunities. Meetings feature seminars, prominent speakers, workshops and discussions on various topics and issues of interest to those who practice public relations.

The sessions also provide the opportunity for professionals at all levels to improve and refresh their skills and to meet and converse with colleagues from throughout northern New England.

Programs

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The Yankee Chapter is offering a four-session public relations course beginning Oct. 29, designed to prepare students for professional accreditation (APR) but is open to any practitioner interested in increasing their professional skills.

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When you join PRSA you join a vibrant network of practitioners, focused on sharing insights and best practices. Our members understand the realities of practicing public relations and offer solutions for all career levels. As the world’s leading advocate for public relations and communications professionals, PRSA represents a diverse cross-section of the industry, including corporate institutions, agencies, independent practitioners, public affairs organizations, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit.

Announcements

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Bethany Mancuso, a senior at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and a resident of Coventry, R.I., has been awarded the fourth-annual James H. Bradley Memorial Scholarship by the Yankee Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

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The Yankee Chapter seeking nominees for it annual Patrick Jackson and Summit awards that will be presented at the chapter’s annual meeting in November.

Jobs

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10/16/2014 – Acting as the primary media spokesperson for the Northern Pass Transmission Project, based in New Hampshire. Responsibilities will include writing press materials, conducting research and communicating proactively and reactively with members of the media exclusively for the Project.

helpwanted02 Outreach, Education and Training to Support NH Veterans, Service Members & their Families

10/16/2014 – The NH Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is anticipating the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) in November of 2014 to support military initiatives. The focus of the anticipated RFP will include outreach, education and training to improve access to high quality and integrated health and human services for veterans, service members and their families.