October 09, 2014 12:00 ET

PRSA-New York Announces Communications Week Events

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2014) - The New York Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA-NY) is participating in the first Communications Week, a cross-industry celebration of the public relations, communications and media industries. The week will consist of inspirational, informational and social events at various locations around New York City and online. PRSA-NY and the PRSA Tri-State District are pleased to offer the following events to PRSA members and non-members:

PRx: The Future of Public Relations & Media (PRSA Tri-State)
Tuesday, October 21, 8 - 11:30 am at The Yale Club
The conference will cover a variety of topics from leadership and diversity to tools and technology and the future of journalism. This is a must-attend event for communicators seeking to engage in thought-provoking conversations with some of the industry's most creative thinkers and innovators. Discussion topics will include Leadership; Women & Diversity in Public Relations; Tools & Technologies; and the Future of Journalism. Speakers are Fred Cook (Golin); Barri Rafferty (Ketchum); Richard Gallant (CNN Digital) and Chris Albritton (The Daily Beast). Click here to register!

Meet the Media: Disrupters (PRSA-NY)
Tuesday, October 21, 7 - 9 pm at Convene (Grand Central location)
How do PR professionals continue to be a relevant and essential part of the media pipeline? This panel will answer that question and explore the shifting landscape for professional communicators. The event will include networking, facility tours and an interactive discussion with panelists Jill Malandrino (; Beth Stebner (New York Daily News); Bob Monek (WABC-TV); Willow Hackett (BetterTV); Cindy Vanegas (Huffington Post Live); Alison Pandolfo (Fox NewsEdge) and moderator Paulina Brusca from Synaptic Digital. Click here to read more and register today!

Google+ Hangout for Communications Professionals (PRSA-NY)
Wednesday, October 22, 2 - 3 pm (Online)
This Google+ Hangout will teach communications professionals about this new medium and how to incorporate it into digital strategy. Session leaders are B.L. Ochman (Google+ and; Natan Edelsburg (Muck Rack and PRSA-NY board member); John Yembrick (NASA); and panelists to be named. Click here to read more and register today!

Inside the Media: CNN Headline News (PRSA-NY)
Friday, October 24, 2 - 4 pm at CNN/HLN Headquarters
This exciting event will take you behind the scenes at one of the country's top media outlets. Topics include guest booking and secrets for pitching editorial content, and guests will enjoy a tour of CNN/HLD newsrooms, control rooms and studios. Panelists will include Beth Carey (Senior Editorial Producer), Phil Rosenbaum (Producer) and Matt Zarrell (Managing Editor). Space is limited, so register today!

Attend and save! Get 50% off your PRSA-NY membership when you register for any PRSA-NY or PRSA Tri-State event through November. To join the New York chapter and take advantage of this limited-time offer, call (212) 228-7228.

The Public Relations Society of America, New York City 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 1948, 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. Chapter board and committee members are volunteer public relations professionals who work in the New York metropolitan area. For more information, please visit; and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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