Southwest Florida Chapter presents Media Breakfast @ Shangri-La Springs
Jun 3 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

The annual Media Breakfast event brings local media representatives, past and present, center stage for informative conversations, insightful presentations and an insider’s look at the ever-evolving media industry.

For the second year in a row, this event will be co-hosted by the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association and the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.

This year’s event, “Rise & Shine – Earn the Spotlight with Media Insight,” will offer a series of segments that cover media relations from every angle so attendees will leave ready to capture the media’s attention.

Open to the public, Media Breakfast provides seasoned and young professionals, business owners, and anyone who’s looking to strengthen their media relations efforts, an opportunity to mingle with the media and ask the questions everyone wants to know about earning coverage.

Who should attend:

PR professionals looking to grow their relationships with some of Southwest Florida’s premiere media members
Anyone looking to learn how to leverage earned media as part of PR and marketing strategy
PR professionals of any experience level who want to fine-tune the skills needed to successfully build relationships with the media
Full speaker list to come soon!

Jacksonville Chapter presents Engage Professional Development: Podcasting and Community Partnerships @ Online event
Jun 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Get tips on how to use podcasting to engage your target audiences.
About this event
Melissa Wissel, Communications Director for City of St. Augustine, will discuss how the City of St. Augustine leveraged a community partnership to increase storytelling and share information with its targeted audience through podcasting.

Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter presents June Monthly Meeting: Proactive Pitching: How to Hit it Out of the Park
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Join your fellow PR pros as Robyn Felix APR, Communications & Board Services Bureau Chief of Southwest Florida Management District shares tips on proactive pitching. Pitching positive stories to the media is a top priority for the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Pensacola Chapter presents FPRA LUNCH & LEARN: HOW TO MEDIA TRAIN THE C-SUITE WITH JOEL STALEY @ The Wright Place (First United Methodist Church)
Jun 15 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Join us for our June Lunch and Learn – WEDNESDAY, June 15 at 11:45 a.m. Please note the change to Wednesday vs our usual Thursday 😊

The Wright Place (First United Methodist Church)

6 E. Wright Street in Pensacola

Join us for FPRA Pensacola Chapter’s June Lunch & Learn as we learn about “How to Media Train the C-Suite” with Joel Staley, Founder/CEO of JCS Communications. In his presentation, “How to Media Train the C-Suite,” expert media trainer Joel Staley teaches you how to help your senior executives become better spokespersons. Following are a few of the things you’ll learn:

The tell-tale signs that a spokesperson needs additional training.

The situations that require additional training for any spokesperson, including experienced ones.

How to persuade reluctant senior leaders to receive media training.

The elements that constitute an excellent media or presentation training.

Teaching techniques that help senior leaders accept the counsel and coaching given during a media or presentation training.

How to increase the quality of simulated media interviews with trainees.

Orlando Area Chapter presents Media Mashup 2022 @ Ace Café Orlando
Jun 16 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm

Mark your calendars – the future is now! @FPRA Orlando and @PRSA Orlando present Central Florida’s Media Mashup 2022, a half-day professional development conference on Thursday, June 16, at Ace Café Orlando. Featuring a line-up of top journalists and communications leaders, you won’t want to miss it. More details coming soon – register today to claim your spot! #MediaMashup22

Volusia/Flagler Chapter presents Faces of Success: Building Brand with a Personal Touch – Luncheon @ Daytona Beach International Airport Dennis McGee Room
Jun 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

PR, marketing, communications pros: learn branding from Kristina Circelli with the Volusia/Flagler Chapter of FPRA

About this event
Public Relations professionals are invited to join the Volusia/Flagler chapter of Florida Public Relations Association for our June luncheon as we learn about how to use a bit of a personal touch to build trust with your audience.

Kristina Circelli serves as marketing director for CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., which oversees the Volusia Mall and The Pavilion at Port Orange. She was named by The Daytona Beach News-Journal as “40-under-40 Volusia-Flagler Young Professional of the Year” in 2022.

Circelli will share examples from her work with CBL, as a published author and her job in corporate training that have helped her to use personal relationships and branding to support her business and role.

The meeting will be in the Dennis McGee Room on the second floor of the Daytona Beach International Airport. There will be a chance for networking at 11:30 a.m. with the program beginning at noon. Please register by noon Monday, June 13. After the deadline a $5 additional fee per ticket will apply and reservation space/lunch availability is not guaranteed.

Gainesville Chapter presents 022 Professional Development Seminar: The Road Ahead @ Florida Farm Bureau Headquarters
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm

During this time more and more people are looking for companies to be better than they were before. Whether it’s in crisis or breaking into a new market segment. It’s the perfect time for your organization to be Saved by PR efforts. You won’t want to miss a half-day of engaging sessions with some of the state’s most creative and strategic storytellers and PR professionals to teach you how to be the hero of your organization.

Capital Chapter presents Summer Social @ The Moore Agency
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

We are excited to invite you to the Capital Chapter’s summer social. Our fantastic colleagues at Moore will be hosting us at their office on Delta Blvd., near The Centre of Tallahassee.

Come enjoy a beverage and some treats in the air conditioning! See old friends and make new ones!

We will be collecting donations of school supplies for students of all ages, so please consider bringing something to contribute.

This event is free for members and “future members”/guests.

Space Coast Chapter presents 2022 Media Summit @ Melbourne Orlando International Airport VIP Lounge
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Registration is officially open for Space Coast FPRA 2022 Media Summit – Crisis Mode: Navigating PR & Media Relations.This is our first in-person summit in two years and we are pulling out all the stops! 😏😎

The summit will include our amazing keynote speaker, Heather Scott, a Fireside Chat showcasing real-life examples of working relationships between PR pros and reporters, followed by a traditional news media panel of print and broadcast journalists who will discuss best practices. Don’t sleep on this event, register now! ✅️

FPRA Orlando Area Chapter presents Media Mashup 2022 @ Ace Café Orlando
Jul 16 @ 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

Mark your calendars – the future is now! @FPRA Orlando presents Central Florida’s Media Mashup 2022, a half-day professional development conference on Thursday, June 16, at Ace Café Orlando. Featuring a line-up of top journalists and communications leaders, you won’t want to miss it. More details coming soon – register today to claim your spot! #MediaMashup22

Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter presents July Monthly Meeting: In House Vs. Outside Media Coverage
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Team reporting means leaning into the access you have instead of being caught up in what you aren’t allowed to report. To get that access, you have to build trust and relationships so players/coaches understand you are different than the outside media, and they can be fully open and transparent with you. Everyone can cover the x’s and o’s. Use the unique access you have to humanize the team and make fans emotionally invested and care about wins and losses.

About Casey Phillips, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Reporter

Casey has been the Team Reporter for the Buccaneers for seven years serving as host for two television shows, two radio shows, providing web and social media content, serving as an in-stadium host, and emceeing events. She previously worked for the St. Louis Rams and Washington Wizards, as well as the Sports Public Relations department for Walt Disney World. She received her Bachelors in Radio/Television Journalism and her Masters in Broadcast Management both from the University of Missouri and is a Dallas, TX native.

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