Advancing the Profession and the Professional

Chartered on November 10, 1979, the West Virginia Chapter of PRSA is in its 32nd year of service to public relations professionals in West Virginia, continuing with the energy and enthusiasm that have built and sustained this chapter. With approximately 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


West Virginia Chapter makes the news!


The June Crystal Awards Gala received extensive coverage from The State Journal:


The April meeting of the PRSA -  West Virginia Chapter received media coverage from WBOY in Clarksburg on the topic of whether the news release is still a valid PR tool.


The March meeting of the PRSA - West Virginia Chapter received tremendous media coverage when Scott Carlberg gave us a roadmap for rebuilding public trust after a crisis.


For media coverage from WCHS-TV, WSAZ-TV, WVAH and WSAZ, please click the links below:




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Newsletter President's Corner Latest Publications


By Amy McCallister-Ethel
Members of PRSA-WV Chapter were able to show their fun, competitive side during the September meeting by participating in the chapter’s first Team Ethics event......
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By Amy McCallister-Ethel
If you happened to walk through the doors at Charles Ryan Associates at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 20, the scene was different than that of a typical work day....




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Fall brings much excitement to PRSA. It is that time of year again for professional development. Please do not miss our seminar at Marshall University on Oct. 24. All of us could use a refresher course in crisis communications and this day-long training will be both educational and enlightening......




This edition contains information on the power of ethics, the 2015 slate of officers, smart answers to stupid interview questions and a listing of free PRSA webinars in August.  Additional stories provide information on the FRIDAY, October 24, professional development session at Marshall University, sponsored by Marshall University, and a message from President Sara Payne Scarbro...
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This edition contains highlights of our August 20 "meet and greet" for prospective members, followed by our "PRSA in the Park" event, 14 words and phrases to stop using, member news and free webinars in August. Additional stories provide details on the September 17 luncheon meeting on "do you play well with others?  The power of ethics," plus a message from President Sara Payne Scarbro...




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