Advancing the Profession and the Professional

Chartered on November 10, 1979, the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA is in its 35th year of service to public relations professionals in West Virginia, continuing with the energy and enthusiasm that have built and sustained this chapter. With over 100 members, the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA helps members become more valuable to their organizations and clients - and more successful professionally by:

  • Providing peer-based support
  • Encouraging professional growth through participation in the chapter's meetings and sponsored programs
  • Promoting the highest standards of professional work ethic

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Newsletter President's Corner Latest Publications


By Lois Smith
On March 16, PRSA members and guests gathered for breakfast at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Charleston. Guest speaker Chris Stadelman, director of communications for Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, talked about health, journalism and government.....
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By Lois Smith, Intern
Current and future members of PRSA-West Virginia gathered at Black Sheep Burritos & Brews in February for an evening of food, fellowship, fun and recruitment. Representatives from various public relations and government agencies, corporations and non-profit organizations joined students from WV State University for the event...


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Spring is officially here! And we all know what that means – warmer weather, longer days and color popping up everywhere....




This edition contains information on life through the looking glass, the United Way Day of Caring, PRSA membership drive, preparing your Crystal Awards entry and FREE webinars in April. In addition, get information on our April 20 professional development seminar and read a message from President Stacy Deel...
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This edition contains information on the February growlin' good time with Sen. Chris Walters (thanks to The Manahan Group for the growlers), signing up for the Fox Trot for Parkinson's, our participation in the upcoming United Way Day of Caring, preparing your Crystal Award entries and a list of free PRSA webinars in March. Additional stories provide details on the March 16 BREAKFAST meeting with Chris Stadelman and a message from President Stacy Deel...





PRSA at the Park - 2016

Join us on Wednesday, July 20, for PRSA at the Park! This is a casual su ... Read More

Appalachian Power Park, Charleston, WV

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