Breakfast & Learn: The relationship between PR practitioners and the media – Part II

Our first session on the relationship between PR practitioners and the media was such a success, we’re now hosting Part II. We hope you can join us!

Please join CPRS-NL and special guests Peter Cowan (CBC), Ashley Fitzpatrick (The Telegram) and Amy Stoodley (CBC)  at The Rocket Room, as we explore the relationship between PR practitioners and the media.

Hear from local media panelists as they discuss their daily interactions with PR practitioners in order to report on many issues important to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

When: Thursday, October 1, 8:30 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.)

Where: The Rocket Room, 272 Water Street in downtown St. John’s

Cost: Students $20, CPRS Members $25, Non-Members $30

Breakfast goodies from The Rocket Bakery are also included in the registration!

Please RSVP by Thursday, September 24, to cprsnlchapter@gmail.com, including your name and contact information.

Payment must be made by cash or cheque upon arrival please. Cheques must be made out to CPRS-NL. We will provide receipts.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Breakfast & Learn: Rebuilding your Brand

Come join us for a Breakfast & Learn on Rebuilding your Brand!

Kim Blanchette, APR, Vice President, Office of Public Affairs, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), will give a presentation on how the AER re-built its brand with a new identity after 75 years of regulatory tradition.

When: Friday, Feb. 27 at 8:30 a.m. (registration to begin at 8 a.m.)
Where: Spa at the Monastery Conference Room, 63 Patrick Street
Cost: $30 non-members, $25 members, $20 students (Cash or Cheque only. Cheques payable to CPRS – NL)

Please RSVP by noon on Wednesday, Feb. 25 to cprsnlchapter@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Job Opportunity

Astaldi Canada is hiring a Communications Advisor for the Muskrat Falls Project. Details can be found through the following link http://www.jobsinnl.ca/search/en/-1/-1/31/-1/0/3/-1,-1I/-1/-1/1/4/MB1409097274. Deadline for submissions is Friday, September 26.

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Mount Saint Vincent University Meet & Greet

Are you a graduate of the Mount’s Bachelor of Public Relations, Master of Public Relations or MA Communication programs? Or are you considering enrolling in one of these programs?

Drop by the YellowBelly Brewery for the Mount’s Meet & Greet!

Where: YellowBelly Brewery (288 Water St./1 George St.)

When: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 5:00 p.m.

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

On July 1, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will come into effect. This legislation is being enacted to halt the sending of spam and will change the way organizations stay in touch with their members.

The Government of Canada is instituting strict guidelines that ensure that organizations obtain consent from the person to which they are sending information to.

To learn more about CASL click here.

In order to ensure that you will continue to receive information from CPRS-NL we are asking that you confirm your interest in remaining on our mailing list by emailing us at cprsnlchapter@gmail.com. Thank you!

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Newfoundlander and Labradorean Elected as National President of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS)

St. John’s, June 13, 2014 – The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter is pleased to announce that Sean Kelly APR, FCPRS, Manager of Public Relations, Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (St. John’s) became the 58th national president of CPRS during the Society’s 2014 Annual General Meeting in Banff, Alberta on May 25, the first day of the three-day CPRS National Summit where more than 300 delegates attended.

Sean has over 25 years experience in public relations. He graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a B.A. (’85), B.Ed. (’86) and M.A (’10) in Political Science. He received his accreditation in public relations from CPRS in 2002 and was inducted into the CPRS College of Fellows in 2009. Prior to joining the CPRS Board of Directors, where he served as Vice-President Treasurer and Vice-president Corporate Secretary, he served as President of CPRS-Newfoundland and Labrador from 2003-2009.

Sean has several CPRS awards including the prestigious Award of Attainment, the Don Rennie Memorial Award for Excellence in Strategic Government Communications, the Lamp of Service and a Silver Award of Excellence for Issues Management/Crisis Communications.

Sean is originally from Corner Brook but now lives in St. John’s with his wife, Kathleen, and children, Jennifer and Liam.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Lesley Rideout

CPRS-NL VP-Treasurer, Membership Chair

(709) 725-2900 (cell)   /   @CPRS_NL

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Breakfast & Learn: The relationship between PR practitioners and the media

Please join CPRS-NL and special guests Chris O’Neill-Yates (CBC), Peter Jackson (The Telegram) and Lacy O’Connell (VOCM)  at The Rocket Room, as we explore the relationship between PR practitioners and the media.

Hear from local media panellists as they discuss their daily interactions with PR practitioners in order to report on many issues important to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

Breakfast goodies from The Rocket Bakery are also included in the registration!

When: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 – 8.a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Where: The Rocket Room, 272 Water Street in downtown St. John’s

Cost: Students $20, CPRS Members $25, Non-Members $30

Please RSVP by noon on Friday, June 13 to cprsnlchapter@gmail.com, including your name and contact information.

Payment must be made by cash or cheque upon arrival please. Cheques must be made out to CPRS-NL. We will provide receipts.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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