PPRS is a professional society of more than 150 active public relations professionals throughout Central Pennsylvania. Our members represent various types of organizations with expertise in all facets of public relations.

The world of websites and data can be confusing but there is so much that PR professionals need to know about the qualitative and quantitative data they collect to make more impactful public relations campaigns. 

Join PPRS on June 30 to learn about how data and analytics affect communications professionals, what different types of data exist and what PR professionals need to know to best serve their clients or organizations... Read more


Whether you work for a nonprofit organization, a government agency, or a corporation, all PR professionals strive to reinforce key messages, build brand awareness, and position our organizations for success. Sometimes our roles may be tasked with helping to raise money, represent the company on anonprofit committee, or work on a community fundraising event.

Join PPRS on May 26 to learn about the relationship between PR and fundraising from PPRS’ very own Suzanne Graney, Director of Four Diamonds... Read more


Photography always has been an important element in the practice of PR, and photos have become ubiquitous in today’s social media environment. The upside for PR pros? Companies turn to their PR departments when they need photos. The downside? Companies turn to their PR departments - even though the majority of people in the profession have little photography experience.

During this “working dinner” (bring your camera!), Roger Baumgarten - 19-year PPRS Member, 30-year media relations veteran, and owner of Roger That Photography since 2009 - will take you through the basics of shooting photos... Read more