PRSA News

Dr. Bey Ling Sha, APR Shares Her Story, Talks Diversity in Public Relations

August is PRSA Diversity Month Dr. Bey-Ling Sha is the Interim Director of the School of Journalism and Media Studies at San Diego State University. She started teaching at SDSU in 2004 and became Interim Director in August 2013. Before entering the education field, she worked as a public...

Member Feature: Chris Wahl, President, Southwest Strategies, LLC

Full Name:   Chris Wahl Title:   President Organization:  Southwest Strategies, LLC Years in PR:  20+ Years in PRSA, San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter: 14 Hometown:  Marin County Current Community: La Jolla 1. Describe your current position in a few sentences. I am a founding partner of one of the region’s top...

Journalist Spotlight: Gillian Flynn, Riviera Magazine

The basics: - Hometown: Scarsdale, NY - Current San Diego community where you reside: Solana Beach - How long you’ve been with Modern Luxury / Riviera: 10 years As the Editor-in-Chief of Riviera, what do you find the most rewarding part of your job? As a journalist, it’s always...

Oster and Associates Signs Wild River Marketing as New Client

Oster and Associates is pleased to announce the signing of Wild River Marketing to its roster of clients. Oster and Associates will support Wild River Marketing through creative work, including the naming of a new product and logo development. “Oster and Associates has a distinguished reputation among the commodities...

Scatena Daniels Adds Philanthropy Focused Clients to Agency Portfolio

Scatena Daniels announces the additional four new clients: BAME CDC, National Conflict Resolution Center, San Diego Human Dignity Foundation and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare’s Know Your Rights Campaign. The firm has also expanded services for current client Mama’s Kitchen to support the organization’s 25th...

Member Feature: Elaine Camuso

Full Name: Elaine Camuso Title: Communications Manager Organization: Wakeland Housing and Development Corporation Years in PR: 7 Years in PRSA, San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter: 5 Hometown: Davis, CA Current Community: I’m a happy 20-year resident of the fabulous University Heights, 92103 1. Describe your current job in one sentence,...

Chemistry Public Relations Adds Eight New Accounts

Chemistry Public Relations announced that it has added eight prominent brands to its portfolio. “It is going to be an exciting summer at Chemistry Public Relations,” said Audrey Doherty, president. “We represent the best of Southern California from rooftop restaurants and bars to craft beer and restaurant innovators to...

2015 Summer Social Recap

The chapter’s annual Summer Social event was a success! More than 140 PRSA SD/IC members, PR and marketing professionals, and journalists attended the event at Stone Brewing in Liberty Station to enjoy the company of colleagues, as well as meet new professional contacts. Stone Brewing provided an excellent selection...

PRSA SD/IC Journalist Spotlight

Full Name:  Brad Perry Title: AroundTown Reporter Organization:  KUSI-Good Morning San Diego Years in television/journalism:  23 years Hometown:  Battle Creek, Mi Current Community:  San Diego  1. Describe your current job in one sentence. I show off different communities or events around San Diego. 2. What drew you television and...

Elevator Acquires Copper Blue Creative

Elevator, a Carlsbad-based digital brand strategy agency, is pleased to announce they have acquired Copper Blue Creative, a creative design company, also based in Carlsbad, Calif. effective June 1, 2015. The acquisition will strengthen resources, capabilities and value to the agency’s respective clients and allow Elevator to continue providing...