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Smartphone Video Workshop

Nov 16 8:00 am - Pensacola Socialdesk, 3695 North L Street, Pensacola, FL 32505

 

SHOOT + EDIT smartphone video that looks professional!

 

Video content is proven to increase website traffic, conversions, sales and donations. In the next year, it is predicted that more than 70 percent of all web content will shift to video. Social media channels like Facebook are prioritizing video over text and photographs, which is just one of the many reasons why PR professionals must not only be great writers but also proficient in video production.

In this workshop, you'll learn how to create professional quality video on a shoestring budget by pairing your smartphone with the right tools and accessories to create compelling and affordable brand video libraries. You will also be left with helpful resources for editing smartphone video.

 

Smartphone Video Workshop

Thursday, Nov. 16 from 8 - 10:30 a.m.

Pensacola Socialdesk

3695 North L Street

Pensacola, FL 32505

 
VIEW + SHARE THE FLYER

 

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smartphone-video-workshop-tickets-38954162950

$30 - FPRA members
$30 - Nonprofit organizations
$35 - General Admission

*Breakfast is included.

 

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS

 

SCHEDULE

8 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast & networking
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. "Shooting Professional Quality Video with Your Smartphone" with Heather Grzelka, APR
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Networking break
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Hands-on exercise & wrap-up

 

SPEAKER

Heather Grzelka, APR, enjoys nearly 20 years of experience advancing social causes by generating positive media attention that influences policymakers and increases donor support. Before founding Madeira PR, Grzelka spent the first decade of her career successfully navigating the Washington, D.C. political arena on behalf of numerous nationally recognized nonprofit organizations. She is the immediate past president of the Tampa Bay Chapter of FPRA, and now sits on the state executive committee serving in the role of Vice President of Research and Planning.

 

HOST

The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. The Pensacola chapter hosts monthly programs, focusing on professional development for the public relations practitioner. 

 

For questions, contact FPRA Pensacola Chapter at [email protected].

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FPRA Pensacola Chapter honors Media Person of the Year and installs new board

Aug 17 11:45 am - First United Methodist Church, 6 E Wright Street, Pensacola 32501

The Pensacola Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association honored several outstanding individuals and installed the 2017-2018 board of directors at its August luncheon.

The 2017 Media Person of the Year was recognized as Lani Suchcicki, planning editor for the Pensacola News Journal. She was nominated by several peers within the community, being described as the “hero of the media world.”

Several FPRA Pensacola Chapter members were also honored with special awards. Brandi Gomez, Gulf Power, received the President’s Award, while Sarah Whitfield, Santa Rosa County, received the Member of the Year award.

In addition to the celebration, the new FPRA Pensacola Chapter board was installed.

The new officers include: president, Brandi Gomez; president-elect/VP membership, Sarah Whitfield; past president, Nicole Stacey, Visit Pensacola; treasurer, Megan Siefert, ProHealth; secretary, Mandy Fernandez, Baptist Health Care; vice president of programs, Josh Newby, Council on Aging of West Florida; vice president of networking, Mallory Wilson, Sacred Heart Foundation; vice president of Image Awards, Kim Stefansson, Escambia County School District; vice president of communications, Amy Minchin; vice president of accreditation, Sonya Daniel, APR, Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office; at-large, Cam Johnson, Cox Communications.

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Press Release

Nominations are open for the 2017 Media Person of the Year

Posted: Jun 15, 2017

 

Know a news media professional that goes above and beyond to cover stories? Or helps you get your press releases printed?

Nominate them for the Media Person of the Year. 

 

Submit this quick form.

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Press Release

2017-2018 Board of Directors Slate Has Been Announced

Posted: Jun 15, 2017

The search committee has announced its slate for the 2017-2018 FPRA Pensacola Chapter board of directors:

 

President - Brandi Gomez
President-elect/VP of Membership - Sarah Whitfield
Secretary - Mandy Fernandez
VP of Finance - Megan Siefert 
VP of Image - Kim Stefansson
VP of Programming - Josh Newby
VP of Networking - Mallory Wilson
VP of Communications - Amy Minchin
VP of Accreditation & Certification - Sonya Daniel, APR
At-large - Cam Johnson
Past-president - Nicole Stacey

The Pensacola chapter members will have the opportunity to nominate someone from the floor during the July chapter meeting and then a vote will be held at that same meeting. The new board will be inducted at the August chapter meeting. 

The July chapter meeting will be our annual Media Panel Luncheon on Thursday, July 20, at First United Methodist Church of Pensacola from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Get your questions ready. This is a meeting you do not want to miss. 
 

RSVP today for the July 20 meeting by emailing [email protected]

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Press Release

Pensacola Chapter Members Honored at local Image Awards

Apr 20 11:30 am - First United Methodist Church, 6 E Wright Street, Pensacola 32501

Area public relations programs and practitioners were honored at the 2017 Florida Public Relations Association Pensacola Chapter "Sparkle Like a Diamond" Local Image Awards on April 20 at the First United Methodist Church of Pensacola. The Image Awards competition serves to recognize the best in public relations. We also celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Pensacola chapter.


FPRA Image Awards for the Pensacola chapter were presented for programs, printed tools and online/audio/visual tools of public relations. Entries were judged on a written summary and work samples.


The following received an Image Award and Judges’ Award:


NET PDC’s news release for BIBS on COOL by Ed Barker

 


The following received an Award of Distinction:


Gulf Power’s news release for Lineworker Appreciation Day by Rick DelaHaya, Natalie Smith and Gordon Paulus, APR, CPRC

 


Santa Rosa County’s video for Can’t Stop the Feeling by Sarah Whitfield

 

 

Congratulations to our winners! We hope you will consider entering the FPRA Golden Image Awards at the state level. The deadline to enter is May 30th. 

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Apply for the 2016 FPRA Annual State Conference Scholarship

Jul 01 5:00 pm -

Pensacola Chapter: 2016 FPRA Annual State Conference Scholarship Application

The FPRA Pensacola Chapter is offering a scholarship to attend FPRA’s 78th Annual Conference, at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort, Aug. 7-10, 2016. The scholarship will be awarded to an FPRA Pensacola chapter member, whether they have attended previous annual conferences or not, who demonstrates a professional and financial need. Winners will be selected by the current Pensacola Chapter Board or past-presidents if a board member applies. For information on the annual conference, visit fpra.org/professional-development/annual-conference-details/.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Must be a current professional member in good standing with the Pensacola chapter.
  • Current and past Pensacola Chapter board members are eligible.
  • Previous Pensacola Chapter scholarship winners are not eligible.
  • Member must demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship.

The scholarship includes conference registration only, a $725 value. The recipient is responsible for transportation, hotel and other costs associated with the annual conference. A submitted application implies acceptance of these terms. Click here to download the application. 

DEADLINE IS Friday, July 1 by 5 p.m. Send application to [email protected]

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Press Release

Public Relations Professionals Honored at 2016 FPRA Image Awards

Apr 20 11:30 am - First United Methodist Church of Pensacola

Area public relations programs and practitioners were honored at the 2016 Florida Public Relations Association Pensacola Chapter Local Image Awards April 20 at the First United Methodist Church of Pensacola. The local Image Awards competition serves to recognize the best in public relations.

FPRA Image Awards for the Pensacola chapter were presented for programs, printed tools and online/audio/visual tools of public relations. Entries were judged on a written summary and work samples.

The following received the Grand All Image Award:

  • Pensacola International Airport Transforms into Pensacola Intergalactic Airport – Emagination Unlimited

The following received an Image Award:

  • Pensacola International Airport Transforms into Pensacola Intergalactic Airport – Emagination Unlimited

The following received an Award of Distinction:

  • United Way Employee Campaign – Gulf Power Company
  • University of West Florida Luna Settlement Media Kit – Megan Gonzalez, Matt Rowley, Alyssa Townsend
  • 2015 Taste of the Beach Website – Nicole Stacey, Leslie Perino, Katie King

The following received a Judges' Award:

  • United Way Employee Campaign – Gulf Power Company
  • Corporate Sponsorship Packet – Brandi Gomez, Council on Aging of West Florida
  • University of West Florida Luna Settlement Media Kit – Megan Gonzalez, Matt Rowley, Alyssa Townsend

 

The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida. The Pensacola chapter meets the third Thursday of each month at the Pensacola Bay Center. Monthly programs focus on professional development for the public relations practitioner. For more information visit www.fprapensacola.org or visit us on Facebook.

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Welcome Grace Tennyson!

Posted: Oct 07, 2015

We would like to extend a warm welcome Grace Tennyson. Grace was selected as the 2015-2016 FPRA Pensacola Chapter Student Liaison. She will graduate from the University of West Florida with a communication arts degree, specializing in public relations, in April 2016.

As a student at the University of West Florida, Grace is active in several organizations: Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honors Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society, the American Marketing Association, and Kappa Delta Sorority. While attending the university, Tennyson worked as a Resident Assistant in the Department of Housing and Residence Life, and currently is employed as a Career Peer for the Department of Career Services. She has had the opportunity and enjoyment of serving on the Dean of University College Search Committee, the Undergraduate Student Staff Selection Committee, and as a Recruitment Counselor for the College Panhellenic Council.

Grace is from Irvine, California and enjoys spending time with her friends. 

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APR Study Guide: Available January 2016

Posted: Sep 02, 2015

The revised APR Study Guide will be available January 2016. According to Kathy Mulvihill, senior manager for Accreditation at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the current test information will be used in the new version, so the current study material is still valid. The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) percentages tested will change and the learning objectives names will change and be combined.  See the 2016 KSA Blueprint

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2015 Silent Auction & Gala Donations

Posted: Apr 16, 2015

We would like to thank all of the generous businesses that have donated to our 2015 Silent Auction Gala. Join us on Wednesday, April 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Al Fresco in downtown Pensacola for free drinks, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and of course some great silent auction items!

Amy Minchin Creative – PR, Marketing, Writing

Pensacola Magazine

Bamboo Willies Beachside Bar

BJ Boegel Designs

Bonefish Grill

Coming of Age Magazine

Domino’s Pizza

Hemingway’s Island Grill

Hilton Garden Inn – Airport Blvd.

iHeartMedia

Island Times

Jewelers Trade Shop

Laurel & Company Hair Designs

NewsRadio 1620

Painting with a Twist

Pensacola Bay Brewery

Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola Pedal Trolley

Red Fish Blue Fish

Saenger Theatre

Scenic Hills Country Club

SoBo Boutique

Wind Creek Hospitality