PRSA-NY: Knowledge & Networking for NY Communications Pros

The Public Relations Society of America, New York chapter is one of the founding chapters of the Public Relations Society of America, the world’s largest professional organization for public relations practitioners. Founded in 1947, PRSA-NY is the third largest PRSA local chapter in the U.S. The chapter serves the interests of public relations professionals working in business and industry, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. Read more


Postponed PRSA-NY Fall Happy Hour and Networking: The Sky's The Limit
We’re very sorry to announce that tomorrow evening’s
Sky's The Limit Happy Hour event, co-hosted by the PRSA-NY and Critical Mention, has been postponed. Unfortunately, the predicted strong wind gusts and rain associated with Hurricane Jose have made it necessary for us to postpone the event. We're looking to reschedule for a new date in the spring and we appreciate your understanding. We hope to see you at our next event.

Nominations Open for Second Annual PRSA-NY 15-Under-35 Awards
Now through September 15 September 22, mentors, professors, managers and supervisors alike are encouraged to recognize top talent and nominate a PR professional under 35 years of age, whether employed at an agency or in-house, with at least five years of experience. Self-nominations are also being accepted. There is no cost for submitting nominations. Winners will be honored during an awards ceremony in November, and will be given a seat on the PRSA-NY Young Professionals Advisory Committee, part of the PRSA-NY Board of Directors, from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.

To nominate an outstanding PR Professional under 35, visit the nominations page on the PRSA-NY website. For inquiries regarding the awards and sponsorship opportunities surrounding the PRSA-NY 15 under 35 Awards, contact


CONGRATULATIONS to the 2017 PRSA-NY Big Apple Award Winners
PRSA-NY proudly congratulates the 56 finalists in 44 award categories who were honored during the 30th Anniversary Big Apple Awards Gala at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, June 12th!  PR Pros from across the metro area had a “GRAND” night celebrating excellence in communications and the lifetime achievements of some of our industry’s most well-known names. T
HANK YOU to the sponsors, partners and guests who helped us recognize the PR industry’s best and brightest talent and celebrate the tremendous work of our leaders, practitioners, organizations and clients.


PRSA-NY Honors Al Golin, Mike Fernandez and Joan Cear as the 2017 Recipients of Top Awards for Achievement and Leadership in PR
The Public Relations Society of America-New York Chapter (PRSA-NY) has announced the 2017 recipients of its top awards for individual achievement by public relations practitioners. Al Golin, Founder of Golin, was honored with a posthumous tribute of the John W. Hill award for outstanding lifetime achievements in public relations; Mike Fernandez, U.S. CEO, Burson-Marsteller, received the Philip Dorf for leadership and mentorship; and Joan Cear, Senior Vice President, Kellen, received the President’s Award for outstanding service to PRSA and PRSA-NY. The awards were presented during the Big Apple Awards presentation ceremony on Monday evening, June 12th, 2017, at the Grand Hyatt New York.

We graciously thank our sponsor, content provider, SWNS Media, for their support!

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