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May President's Report

It has been an interesting few months to say the least. The last time I wrote a report I was just getting back from vacation, with no idea how much things would change in the next 8 weeks.

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PRAL-BR Announces 2020 Honorees

Recipients: LSU football coach Ed Orgeron (Communicator); LDH Press Secretary Kelly Zimmerman (First Circle); Woman's Hospital PR Coordinator Caroline Isemann (Practitioner); and Feigley Communications Account Director Lauren Davidson (Member).

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Updates from PRAL-BR President

First and foremost, I hope you are doing your best to stay healthy and take care of yourself during this COVID-19 pandemic. I know many of us are the thick of the action at work helping our organizations manage this crisis and keep everyone informed.

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March President's Report

Did you do anything fun for Mardi Gras? I spent my week in tight spaces with thousands of people I didn’t know...

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February President's Report

This month I’d like to give you that extra encouragement you need to submit your work into this year’s Red Stick Awards.

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January President's Report

Is that right? Is it really 2020? I remember as a kid when that seemed so far away, yet here we all are … all grown up and crushing it in the PR World :)

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November President's Report

Since it’s November, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner, I want to take this opportunity to say how thankful I am for PRAL and the friendships I’ve made through this great organization.

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PRAL NOLA April 2018 Luncheon

How to Create a Winning Political Campaign: Karen Carvin Shachat provides insight into managing paid and earned media to motivate and mobilize voters in today's heated political landscape.

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PRAL NOLA January 2018 Luncheon

Creating Good Habits to Improve Your Photography: A No-Brainer Easy to Follow Guide from Zack Smith Photography Studio

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Think Inside the Box: How to Package Your Project for a Win

Executing a successful PR project is a daunting task, but trying to prepare your project for an award entry can feel impossible. Using the SPRF 2016 Best of Show “My Southern Miss Story” entry as a case study, we will discuss how to package your project i

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