Meeting Recap: Samantha Antapol

By: Sammy Chmara In our recent meeting held on November 30th 2020, we were joined by Samantha Antapol who does Marketing, Communications, and Events for Veuve Clicquot. Veuve Clicquot specializes in premium wines and is one of the biggest champagne houses in the world. Samantha began the meeting by giving us some background on herContinue reading “Meeting Recap: Samantha Antapol”


By Julia Sciacca This week held one of the biggest wins for women in public relations. President-elect Biden named his communications team in which all seven roles are held by females. As a young woman looking ahead to her future in the industry, this is a very promising and motivating sign that women will somedayContinue reading “CURRENT EVENTS IN PUBLIC RELATIONS”

My 2020 Summer Internship Experience And What It Taught Me

By: Sammy Chmara As summer 2020 was quickly approaching, I was hesitant about if I would be able to find an internship or not. Internship searching is hard enough, and the COVID-19 pandemic was posing even more challenges to getting hired. After submitting a ton of applications, I decided to reach out to some localContinue reading “My 2020 Summer Internship Experience And What It Taught Me”

What Jon Meacham Taught Me

By Stella Galli ICON 2020 was kicked off with loads of inspiration, hope, and motivation. Jon Meacham, a writer for George H.W. Bush and presidential biographer, was the first keynote speaker. As someone who aspires to work on political campaigns and speech writing for politicians one day, his non-partisan perspective is something I believe everyoneContinue reading “What Jon Meacham Taught Me”

The 7 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned as Meetings Director

By Becky Kazenoff Obtaining the role as the meetings director for PRSSA was exciting but nerve-wracking at the same time. I have the responsibility of communicating with potential speakers for our meetings, with all of my work in the spotlight for those to see. This can amount to putting some pressure on myself because IContinue reading “The 7 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned as Meetings Director”

My Summer Internship at HUNTER

By Rachel Ornstein Internships took a big hit this summer due to the coronavirus, as many of them were postponed until next summer, transitioned to remote, or canceled altogether. This summer, I was lucky enough to virtually serve as the Barbara Hunter Fellow at HUNTER and I had a fantastic experience. Grace Leong, CEO ofContinue reading “My Summer Internship at HUNTER”