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
Newly-appointed Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Tourism Amy Shuler Goodwin highlighted the important role public relations plays in tourism and the impact that tourism has on this state.....
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A crowd of more than 125 chapter members, public relations professionals and their guests attended the 2014 PRSA-West Virginia Chapter Crystal Awards Gala on June 18 at Edgewood Country Club. The event honored outstanding public relations campaigns and projects undertaken in 2013, submitted through 138 entries....


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This year, we have hosted excellent programs and meetings for our members and guests. From discussing the chemical leak to politics to tourism, your Chapter has brought an array of programs and we are not slowing down!.....




This edition contains information on the impact of public relations on tourism. details on our August "meet and greet" at Charles Ryan Associates and a listing of free PRSA webinars in August.  Additional stories provide information on the August 20 "PRSA at the Park" event, sponsored by Appalachian Power, and a message from President Sara Payne Scarbro...
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This edition contains highlights of our June 18 Crystal Awards Gala, our campaign and project winners, our individual honorees, sponsors and the success of our "Cans & Crystals" public service project. Additional stories provide details on the July 16 luncheon meeting with Tourism Commissioner Amy Shuler Goodwin, plus a message from President Sara Payne Scarbro...




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