PPRS is a professional society of more than 150 active public relations professionals throughout Central Pennsylvania. Our members represent various types of organizations with expertise in all facets of public relations.

Photography always has been an important element in the practice of PR, and photos have become ubiquitous in today’s social media environment. The upside for PR pros? Companies turn to their PR departments when they need photos. The downside? Companies turn to their PR departments - even though the majority of people in the profession have little photography experience.

During this “working dinner” (bring your camera!), Roger Baumgarten - 19-year PPRS Member, 30-year media relations veteran, and owner of Roger That Photography since 2009 - will take you through the basics of shooting photos... Read more


Fresh from the Super Bowl and with NCAA March Madness just around the corner, people are paying attention to the ads they are seeing. How can you ensure your medium matches the message, and reaches your target audience? Join PPRS for a presentation led by Craig Trout of Alpha Dog Advertising showcasing lessons learned in advertising, including which medium will produce the best ROI in light of sometimes limited advertising dollars... Read more


This spring, PPRS is kicking off a new mentor pilot program with Shippensburg University, and we need YOUR help! We are looking for PPRS members to match with mentees. Mentors will assist students with networking, finding internships, career advice and more. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please complete a mentor form and return it to Christine Cronkright by March 1.

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