Welcome to NCPRSA

Since 1967, NCPRSA has been unified through the strength of a collective vision and powered by the commitment of public relations professionals. Your professional concerns are our focus. Participation in chapter activities will enable you to:

 Demonstrate your professional value to others

Develop your public relations skills

 Develop your managerial skills

Address work/life issues that affect your professional performance

Save the Date!

Mingle All the Way!  

 Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014
Lilly’s Pizza 
810 West Peabody St. | Durham, NC

Cost: Members of either organization: Free
Nonmembers: $5 (cash or check at door)

 Kick of the holiday season and “Mingle All the Way!” at an after-work social hosted by NCPRSA and IABC. Meet and network with other PR, marketing and communications professionals while enjoying complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Everyone attending will be entered for a chance to win a free pass to a 2015 professional development event. There is no cost if you are a member of either NCPRSA or IABC, and guests are only $5 at the door. 

Join Us!

Registation Now Open
December PD Breakfast 
Annual Meeting 

NCSU University Club
4200 Hillsborough Street | Raleigh, NC 27606

Join NCPRSA, David Crabtree, WRAL news anchor, and Steve Riley, News & Observer reporter, on Wednesday, Dec. 3 for a look at the past and future relationship between social media and the news, including:

  • What proportion of story leads come from social media vs. other sources?
  • Does social media influence the stories covered and if yes, how?
  • Does social media influence how stories are covered and if yes, how?
  • What has been the biggest effect of social media on the news industry?
  • What will the relationship be moving forward?

In addition to a great discussion, our December breakfast is also NCPRSA’s annual meeting, with a look back at the successes of the past year and a look at what’s ahead in 2015. 


2014 Membership Survey

Thank you to all members that took the time to fill out the NCPRSA membership survey.  Your feedback is imperative to the success of our events, programs, and offerings of this chapter. 

Take a look at the results!



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Member Kudos!

Let's tip our hats and saying congratulations to members with outstanding news, awards, and great media coverage.  

This Month's Kudos go to: 


Let us give you your kudos! Send us your news to info@ncprsa.org so NCPRSA can give you a round of applause!





Tips & Information

4 Ways To Target “Diversity Media”

“If you’re a pro at pitching The Wall Street Journal, you should feel just as comfortable pitching Latina magazine or Ebony.com,” writes Lauren Wesley Wilson in a recent post on PRSay

Are you struggling to connect? Wilson offers the following four points to help practitioners best target diversity media:

  1. Build a real relationship.
  2. Send general pitches.
  3. Engage diversity media in your professional organizations.
  4. Ask questions, ask questions, ask questions.  

Read the full post to learn more. A compilation of previous PRSA Black History Month blog posts can be found here.

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Thank you for your interest in NCPRSA. Membership in PRSA offers public relations professionals unparalleled benefits and opportunities such as professional growth, education, fellowship and networking.

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