PRSA News

Join the 2017 PRSA SD/IC Board of Directors

Help lead the San Diego/Imperial Counties PRSA Chapter! The chapter is seeking dedicated and passionate PR professionals for a limited number of open board member seats in 2017. Board members play an important role in raising the profile of the PR profession in San Diego and beyond, while developing...

J. Walcher Communications Adds Anza Borrego Foundation to Client Roster

J. Walcher Communications, a San Diego public relations and marketing agency, has been hired by Anza Borrego Foundation (ABF) to build public awareness of the Foundation and the wide variety of offerings of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park for ABF’s 50th anniversary during the 2016-17 season. Anza-Borrego is the largest...

Valerie Chereskin, APR, to Retire

Valerie Chereskin, APR, of Chereskin Communications, is retiring after 25 years with her own firm and previous work at several corporations. Over the years she worked with several local companies including Lytx/DriveCam, LifeProof and Networkfleet as well as represented several emerging tech companies in Salt Lake City. She received...

MeadsDurket Announces Public Relations Partnership with the San Diego Symphony

MeadsDurket is pleased to announce the San Diego Symphony has retained the firm as public relations agency of record. The companies are embarking on an exciting partnership continuing to promote the Symphony’s legacy locally and nationally as music director Jahja Ling begins his final season with the orchestra and the...

PRSA Promoting Diversity and Inclusion to Affect Change in PR Industry

August is Diversity Month! The practice of public relations in the United States has undergone dramatic changes, not only to the ways in which practitioners communicate and do business, but also in the actual demographics of its practitioners. Studies indicate that the industry still struggles to attract young Blacks,...

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...