Welcome to Austin PRSA

Welcome to the PRSA Austin Chapter

The Austin Chapter of PRSA is a dynamic group of public relations professionals dedicated to the advancement of the profession of communications. Our members benefit from a wealth of educational information, professional services and networking opportunities locally, regionally and nationally. Whether employed in technology, government, corporate, agency, not-for-profit or other industries, PRSA Austin Chapter provides access to helpful resources for seasoned executives, mid-career managers and those who are new to the profession. 

Chapter Updates

October 22 - Pro-Am Day

Pro-Am Day matches public relations, communications and journalism students with real-world professionals, providing students with practical exposure to communications careers, strategies, and tactics in a true working environment. This year, we're taking Pro-Am Day virtual! Students have an unparalleled opportunity to spend one hour with a local professional for a resume review, LinkedIn profile review, or a "Day in the Life" Q&A. Experiences can be customized based on the student's needs and the professional's preferences.  

October 26-29 - ICON: Strategic Communications, Navigating a World Disrupted
PRSA’s digital gathering of thought leaders, industry experts, and partners in communication, public relations, and marketing will deliver four days of innovation, insights, ideas, and inspiration directly to you at your location Oct. 26-29, 2020. Get ready for a vibrant online program packed with education, thought leadership, networking, business solutions, exhibits, and healthy fun. ICON 2020 is designed for today’s public relations and marketing professionals, educators, and students, with a special focus on industries innovating to stay ahead of the curve and ahead of the story. With no travel time or related expense, you can attend interactive sessions, hear keynote speakers, participate in fun social events and connect with friends and colleagues from around the country conveniently from your desktop, laptop, tablet, or phone. Meet exhibitors and potential business partners in our virtual exhibit hall and take the lead in discussions that matter. Compelling conversations will begin at ICON 2020.

November 4-6, 2020 - APR Virtual Bootcamp
The APR Boot Camp is a three-day intensive course for candidates to prepare for and be Advanced through the Panel Presentation™, and take the computer-based Examination for Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) or Accreditation in Public Relations + Military Communication (APR+M). This course is designed to provide a setting that will meet the needs of busy professionals whose schedules don’t permit extensive preparation time.


Job Postings

Communications Specialist - Dripping Springs ISD

Social Media Manager - LBJ Presidential Library and LBJ Foundation

Virtual Program Videos

If you've missed some of our recent programs, there is still a chance for you to gain insight from our dynamic panelists. Click on the titles below for virtual program recordings. 

 July 9 - The Role of PR in the Dialogue on Race

June 18 - Be Your Own Brand: How to Thrive During a Global Pandemic

April 23 - The Power of You: Finding Balance and Cultivating Resilience 


Get More Involved with PRSA Austin! 

September 15 - October 20 - PRSA Board and Committee Call for Nominations
We've got several positions available for our 2021 Board and Committees. Be sure to submit your nomination by October 20.