About PRAL Baton Rouge


The Baton Rouge Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana is made up of PR and communications professionals driven to advance the profession and grow each other's learning through rich programming, generous resources and dynamic networking opportunities. 

Founded in 1972, our chapter is the largest and longest-standing PR organization in Louisiana. We strive to build value, understanding and demand for public relations professionals by providing professional development, awards opportunities, social events and more.

Are you a PR or communications professional? Then we want you to join us!

Benefits of Membership

  • Membership in the state Public Relations Association of Louisiana
  • Membership to the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF)
  • Eligibility to earn APR certification
  • Ability to earn awards for local and regional recognition
  • Discount on monthly luncheons featuring speakers on PR-related topics
  • Exclusive access and notification of employment opportunities in PR and related fields
  • Exclusive access to the membership database
  • Access and discounted attendance for special events helds throughout the year
  • Access to PRAL monthly newsletter with industry news, trends, events and more
  • Networking opportunities and socials with your Greater Baton Rouge peers
  • Leadership development via participation on PRAL committees

Become a Member Now

Need more information? Contact us at [email protected]



Our Next Meeting


PRAL-BR Awards Program

April 23, 2021
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Lod Cook Hotel and Conference Center (LSU)
3838 W. Lake Shore Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Celebrating the best in Baton Rouge!

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January 2021 President's Report

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