PRSA News

J. Walcher Communications Wins EAR Award for Radio Spot “Date Night”

San Diego Radio Broadcasters Association Recognizes Agency for Creativity, Writing, Production Value and Results J. Walcher Communications, a public relations and marketing agency in San Diego, has won the 2016 EAR (Effective Advertising on Radio) Award from the San Diego Radio Broadcasters Association (SDRBA) for its spot “Date Night”...

County Parks Recognized for Marketing, Revenue Generation Efforts

The County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced today the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) honored the department with the Kudos Marketing Award in recognition of its efforts to promote parks services to County residents and strategies to increase revenue. “This is a big...

Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR Inducted into College of Fellows

Selection Reserved for Senior Practitioners/Educators who Have Left Significant Footprint on the Public Relations Profession San Diego’s Gayle Lynn Falkenthal, APR, Owner/President of Falcon Valley Group was elected into PRSA’s College of Fellows on Thursday, July 21. Gayle, along with the 22 other new Fellows, will be celebrated during the...

Oster and Associates Celebrates 30 Years of Business

San Diego’s storied female-owned advertising and PR agency honored for its success, longevity Oster and Associates, the San Diego-based full-service branding and public relations (PR) agency, is celebrating 30 years of operation. Located in Hillcrest, the agency recently welcomed current and former clients, former employees, local elected officials and...

CanaleComm Named 2016 Best Places to Work in San Diego

Canale Communications has been named one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego. The annual list is produced by the San Diego Business Journal and Best Companies Group, and is based on a two-part survey process that began in March. The first part consisted of evaluating each...

KCD PR Expands High-Tech Communications Practice

Announces Addition of Brain Corporation and 1st Global as Clients; Two Key Personnel Moves KCD PR, a San Diego-based public relations and content marketing agency that provides communications counsel for leaders in the financial services, fintech and high-tech industries, today announced it has added Brain Corporation of San Diego...

Crowe PR Hires Hayley Kerr as Junior Account Executive

Crowe PR, a San Diego-based public relations firm, specializing in building brand awareness and reputation through media relations, corporate communications, content creation and social media, announced today the addition of Hayley Kerr as junior account executive. In her new role, Kerr will support the team with research, event and...

Friedmann Earns Fellowship at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

Lynne Friedmann, APR, Fellow PRSA, has been named a Beckman Fellow of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF), in Philadelphia.  This fall she will spend three months in Philly conducting research in the CHF archives and libraries of the University of Pennsylvania as well as interacting with scholars at science...

Member Feature: Julie Blair, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

This month’s featured member Julie Blair, Manager of Digital Communication with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, shares what unique insights she gained from her past experience in the financial sector along with some of her favorite tips she learned from attending PRSA’s social media conference. Read Julie’s tips and insights...

2016 Mentorship Program: Mentors and Mentees Needed, Deadline Aug. 12

Are you a PR professional with more than 5 years of experience who can share the knowledge you have gained with an up-and-coming PR practitioner? Or maybe you are new to PR with less than 5 years of experience and want to learn more about the industry from an...