August 28, 2018

This month’s program will be presented by Lance Kinney, Ph.D., a tenured associate professor of advertising and public relations at The University of Alabama. His presentation is titled “Dolly Parton: Crisis Communication CEO.” In the presentation he discusses Parton and her high-profile response to the Gatlinburg wildfires.




PR Professionals

ECPRO membership includes the following services and benefits: Monthly professional development meetings, Five Minute PR Challenge, Membership in the Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF), and much more.

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SPRF & News

The Southern Public Relations Federation (SPRF) is a network of public relations professionals from Alabama, North Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi who share a common interest in the public relations profession.


SPRF 2018 Lantern Awards

Are you ready?? Now is the time to prepare you entries for the SPRF Lantern Awards program! The program is now open for submissions. Eligible entries must have been produced between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018. Enter your best crisis, social media, PR, marketing and digital campaigns.


PR Foundation Award Scholarship to Pace High School Senior

The Emerald Coast Public Relations Foundation has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Nicholas Wilson, a senior at Pace High School.

Wilson was selected by the Foundation’s board of judges for the 2018 scholarship award based on his academic records, leadership and community activities and letters of recommendation.