The Houston Public Relations Society of America’s New Professionals Group invites you to attend a “Meet the Media” Panel on Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westin Galleria Houston, 5060 West Alabama in the Royal Suite (24th floor). We should wrap up around 8 p.m.
Each media panelist will discuss his or her background and experience in the news industry (3-5 minutes each), followed by a media panel discussion with public relations professionals (45 min – 1 hour). We will close with a mix and mingle among guests (about 30 min), and refreshments will be provided.
Costs to attend are $8 for PRSA Houston members and $10 for PRSA Houston non-members. You may register and pay online, or register online and pay at the door. Refreshments will be provided. Online registration ends at 5 pm on May 11.
Confirmed media panelists include:
Mark Garay, weekend news anchor, KTRK Channel 13
Christine Hall, reporter focus, Media & Marketing, Houston Business Journal
James Howard Gibbons, editor/opinion pages, Houston Chronicle
Tara Howard, assistant news director, KTRH Radio 740
Paul Pendergraft, news director, KUHF-FM
The mission of the PRSA Houston New Professionals Group is to support PRSA Houston chapter goals while providing new professionals with a valuable outlet to expand their knowledge of public relations through networking and professional development opportunities.
New Pros Objectives include encouraging participation in PRSA Houston and connecting New Pros throughout Houston; scheduling regular professional development and social events for New Pros; integrating members into the National New Pros Affinity Group; and encouraging New Pros to become accredited in public relations.
New Pros programs and activities target PR professionals with up to five years of experience in public relations, as well as graduating students and professionals new to the industry.
For more information about the PRSA National New Professionals Affinity Group, click this link: http://www.prsa.org/_Networking/np/.