News

Meet the Media – January 24

In today’s fast paced media environment, it can be challenging to capture a reporter’s attention. Join us on January 24 at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications to hear from our panel of media experts on what they look for in pitches from public relations and communications professionals.

About YankeePRSA

The Yankee Chapter is composed of approximately 110 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

Modern SEO – February 21

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an ever-changing/evolving discipline in digital marketing. Joe Savitch, Marketing Manager at Altos in Bedford, will provide insight and understanding into some of today’s most talked about SEO topics.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Becoming accredited in public relations (earning your APR) is a mark of professionalism that sets you apart from your PR peers. The standards are high; that’s why the Yankee Chapter is proud that about 33% of our members are accredited. Join us! We offer workshops and the opportunity to join a study group with a proven path to accreditation. Accreditation Committee Co-Chairs Jane Law, APR and Mary Ellen Hettinger, APR are working on a schedule of sessions for 2018 and can help you take the first step.

Announcements

Schell Recognized with new PRSA Award

Robin Schell, APR, Fellow PRSA, was the initial recipient of a new PRSA award, the Sage Award, recognizing a professional for mentorship and inspiring others in public relations and PRSA.

2019 Slate of Chapter Officers

The Yankee chapter board of directors announces the 2019 slate of officers/board members proposed by this year’s Nominating Committee. They will be voted on at the chapter’s annual meeting on November. 1. Meeting details to come soon.

Jobs

Media Technical Specialist

1/22/2019 — The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication is seeking a Media Technical Specialist to provide production leadership, assistance and technical support services to the Franklin PIerce University departments and programs, as well as maintaining our production facilities and equipment.

Adjunct Communications Faculty – Nashua Community College

12/19/2018 — Nashua Community College is seeking qualified individuals who are interested in adjunct teaching at the College on a course-by-course basis; strong academic background is required. Adjunct appointments are temporary, for a specified contract period and may require in classroom or online instruction.