PRSA News

New Date: Edward L. Bernays Mark of Excellence Awards Set for Oct. 20

Come one, come all and celebrate your fellow peer’s achievements this year and experience a Carnivale Spectacular! Please note the date of the 2015 Bernays Awards has been changed from October 14 to October 20.  Don’t miss out on a magical night of awards and entertainment, including a cocktail...

Give Back to Local PR Practitioners: Join the PRSA SD/IC Board of Directors

Help lead the San Diego/Imperial Counties PRSA Chapter in 2016 and beyond! The chapter is seeking dedicated, passionate PR professionals for a limited number of open board member seats in 2016. Board members play an important role in raising the profile of the PR profession while developing management and...

Oct. 30 Golf Tourny to Raise Money for Ad/Comm Industry Professionals in Crisis

On Friday, October 30, the San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies (SAFE) hosts the Mike McCarthy Memorial Golf Tournament, at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. SAFE is a San Diego-based non-profit (501c3) organization founded by advertising and marketing professionals in 2000 to provide financial aid in life-crisis situations...

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

August is PRSA Diversity Month Bey-Ling Sha, Ph.D., APR, is the 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, Dr. Sha 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...