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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Helping those in difficult times...



PRSA-WV Chapter members, including Public Service Committee Chair Sara Payne Scarbro, above left, and Membership Chair Diane Holley-Brown, APR and President Andy Wessels joined other chapter members to fix taco dinner on August 20 for residents at Charleston's Ronald McDonald House.  Everyone had a great time at this annual service event.

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By Scott McCarus, Intern
Do you know the difference between stress and anxiety? Do you realize that only 2% of what causes you stress is under your control? These are among the tips shared by M.J. Clark, APR, during the August chapter meeting.....



Members and friends gathered on the party deck at Appalachian Power Park to watch the West Virginia Power take on the Hagerstown Suns in the second half of a double-header. The event was sponsored by Appalachian Power....
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In the aftermath of friend and colleague John Womack’s sudden passing on Aug. 17, the Board of Directors of your West Virginia chapter took two immediate actions which I believe will be wholeheartedly supported by our membership and the community at large....




This edition contains information on tips to thrive under pressure, presented at our Aug. 19 meeting, PRSA's offer of FREE chapter membership (through Sept. 30, highlights of "taco night" at Ronald McDonald House, a farewell to one of our own, John Womack, and a list of FREE webinars in Sept. Additional stories provide details on the Sept. 16 ethics prorgram and competition and a message from President Andy Wessels...



This edition contains information on July's "PRSA at the Park" event, a listing of new members and FREE August webinars.  Other articles include reservation information for the August 19 luncheon meeting on "Thriving under Pressure," and a message from President Andy Wessels...
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Ladies and Gentlemen: Form Your Teams

September is PRSA’s national ethics month and West Virginia will rise to the o ... Read More

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