The Public Relations Society of America is the nation’s largest association of public relations professionals and among the world’s largest associations of communicators. Its tag line is “Advancing the Profession and the Professional.” Since 1967, the North Carolina Chapter has helped set the standard for excellence in all aspects of the profession.


2016 Call for Nominations: Michael L. Herman Excellence in Mentoring Award


Mike Herman impacted countless lives and made a lasting impression on the professional practice of public relations. Thanks to his teaching, writing and inspiring presence, a generation of men and women entered the communications field and found success and fulfillment in the ethical practice of an exciting career. In honor of his lifetime of work and his demonstrated devotion to others, the North Carolina Chapter of PRSA proudly announces a call for entries for the 2016 Michael L. Herman Excellence in Mentoring Award beginning on Monday, October 17, 2016. Find more information on nominations and eligibility here.

November Professional Development Luncheon


Hurricane Matthew has something to teach everyone about crisis communications. How did you fare? Are you ready for the next one? Attend our November professional development luncheon on Wednesday, November 16 at 11:30 am to hear from Regional Red Cross CEO Barry Porter! He’ll take an in-depth look at the crisis communications surrounding Hurricane Matthew, from preparedness to emergency response.

NCPRSA provides leadership, counsel, understanding, networking and educational growth opportunities for those within the profession and to those who may need public relations services.
  • If you are working in public relations or in the broad field of communications and are not an NCPRSA member, we invite you to look around our site, sample some of our networking and professional development events or give us a call. We’d love to share with you how professionals working in agency, corporate, government, military, faith-based and non-profit organizations benefit from their membership in NCPRSA.
  • If you are seeking public relations services, we can help you refine your search for the best fit for you.  NCPRSA also maintains a speaker’s bureau of senior counselors available to news media, civic and other professional associations who can address the public relations side of current events and issues.