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Pine Belt PRAM recognizes best in PR

The region’s best public relations professionals were recently honored for their achievements by the Pine Belt Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM). The awards, bestowed annually at Pine Belt PRAM’s Chapter Awards Banquet, recognize outstanding work in the field of public relations and celebrate select individuals for their contributions to the profession. “Public relations practitioners work tirelessly ...

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PRAM Central announces 2020 Board of Directors

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Mississippi Central Chapter announced the 2020 Board of Directors. The board is (left to right) Bill Moak, vice president of programs, Belhaven University; Liz Hogue Densmore, past-president, LEC, Inc.; Sophie McNeil Wolf, vice president of communications, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning; Mary Margaret Busby, president, Holmes Community College; Robyn Kennebrew, treasurer, Mississippi Volunteer ...

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Pine Belt PRAM announces 2019 Board of Directors

The Pine Belt chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi elected its 2019 board of directors during the chapter’s monthly meeting on Nov. 20. Directors re-elected to their positions include President Joshua Wilson, art and marketing director at Munn Enterprises and Munn Outdoor Advertising; Vice President of Programs Karelia Pitts, manager of communications at the University of Southern Mississippi ...

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PRAM Central shines at 2018 State Conference

Members of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Central Chapter took home the Professional Achievement Award, the Best in Show Award, three PRism awards, nine Award of Excellence recognitions and six Certificate of Merits at the recent State PRAM Conference. Lt. Christian Patterson, APR+M, public affairs director for the Mississippi Guard, won the Professional Achievement Award, which recognizes excellence ...

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PRAM Central announces annual award winners

The 2017 PRAM Central award winners are Morgan Miller (left), digital media manager at Mississippi Department of Transportation, who was named Emerging Practitioner of the Year, and Matt Westerfield, APR, associate communications officer for the Mississippi Division of Medicaid, who was presented the President Award. Miller manages MDOT’s social media, websites and digital advertising program. Westerfield was recognized for going ...

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PRAM Central announces 2018 board of directors

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Mississippi Central Chapter recently announced the 2018 board of directors. The board is, front row, from left, Matt Westerfield, APR, vice president of membership, associate communications officer for the Mississippi Division of Medicaid; Mary Margaret Busby, APR, vice president of communications, public relations specialist for Holmes Community College; Jean Cook, APR, treasurer, communications ...

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Sanderson Farms awarded 3 Public Relations awards

Sanderson Farms’ Corporate Communication Department recently won three awards, including a Judge’s Choice award, during the Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s Prism Awards competition in Hattiesburg. The poultry producer received PRAM’s Judge’s Choice award and a PRism Award for the publication of the annual Sanderson Farms Corporate Responsibility Report. In addition, Sanderson Farms won a second PRism Award for the ...

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Southern Miss staff members take home top awards at 2017 PRAM state conference

The University of Southern Mississippi staff members from four offices took home two of the top awards. at the Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s (PRAM) annual state conference. Southern Miss received two PRism Awards, PRAM’s highest honor for outstanding work in the field of public relations, and two Awards of Excellence, PRAM’s second highest honor. PRism Award recipients were April ...

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Mara Hartmann takes top honor

Mara Hartmann, APR, Entergy Mississippi senior lead communications specialist, is the recipient of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi’s Professional Achievement Award. The award is PRAM’s top honor and recognizes excellence in the field of public relations. It is presented to a public relations practitioner and PRAM member whose accomplishments have made a major contribution to the profession. Recipients embody ...

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PRAM seats board members

The Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) Mississippi Beach Chapter has announced its 2013 board of directors. April Lollar, APR, Coast Electric Power Association, will serve as president, and Raemona Seemann, United Way of South Mississippi, will serve as vice president. Also serving on the board are Charmaine Schmermund, University of Southern Mississippi, past president; Michelle Wilson, Boys & Girls ...

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