Alaska communications pioneer Conn Murray will be missed

Alaska communications pioneer Connel Murray died June 14 in California. A business leader in Anchorage for more than 30 years, Conn was one of 10 original members of the PRSA Alaska Chapter and affectionately known as the “Father of Alaska Advertising.”...

PRSA Alaska shines at Silver Anvil Awards

PRSA Alaska members took home two Silver Anvils last weekend. A huge congrats to Alyeska and UAF! Here are the awards they won: Most Effective Campaign – $5,000 or Less Government University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development for...

New job? How to use your skills and talents ethically

As PRSA members, we are bound by a Code of Ethics. One of the three PRSA Code of Ethics provisions I am highlighting this year is about conflicts of interest. When PR professionals change jobs, we bring all of our experience, skills and ideas to our new employer....

Len McLean Scholarship

PRSA Alaska formed the Leonard McLean Scholarship in 1983 to honor one of the founding members of our chapter and to recognize his local contributions to the advancement of the public relations profession. The $1,500 scholarship has been given nearly each year since...

Heidi Embley Earns Accreditation in Public Relations

Heidi Embley has earned the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designation. Earning the APR designation is a significant achievement. The Accreditation program assess competence in 60 areas of knowledge, skills and abilities associated with the profession....