Monthly Archives: June 2009

About the Washington PR Woman of the Year Award (Video)

Three women discuss the Washington PR Woman of the Year Award, an honor bestowed by Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR).

Featured in this video are Lauren Lawson (President), Debbie Friez (Vice-President), and Frances Reimers (Member Services Chair).

For more information about the Washington PR Woman of the Year Award, or Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), please visit http://www.WWPR.org

Produced by Fletcher Prince for Washington Women in Public Relations.


A career in nonprofit PR: Rachel Maleh of VSA arts

Meet Rachel Maleh, a DC communicator and VP of Public Awareness at VSA arts, a nonprofit organization that celebrates the artistic achievements of people with disabilities.

In this video interview with Mary Fletcher Jones, Rachel shares her career experiences in nonprofit public relations.  Topics discussed include the benefits of working for a nonprofit organization, how working for a nonprofit organization is different from working for a company or PR agency, and how to obtain a job in nonprofit public relations.

To learn more about VSA arts, please visit http://www.vsarts.org

Produced by Fletcher Prince for Conversations in Public Relations https://prconversations.wordpress.com

Washington Women in Public Relations (Video)

In this 2 minute video, meet three women who manage Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR), and learn the benefits of belonging to this professional organization.

Please visit http://www.WWPR.org to learn more.

Featured in this video are Lauren Lawson (President), Debbie Friez (Vice-President), and Frances Reimers (Member Services Chair).

Produced by Fletcher Prince for Washington Women in Public Relations.


Is Public Relations Accreditation Worthwhile? (video)


In this two-minute video, Heathere Evans-Keenan, APR — CEO of Keenan PR, past-President of PRSA-NCC, Silver Anvil Awards winner and Washington PR Woman of the Year Honoree — describes why accreditation is an important career step for public relations professionals.

The National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America offers accreditation. For more information, please visit http://www.PRSA-NCC.org

Frances Reimers talks about WWPR (Video)

Meet Frances Reimers, Member Services Chair for Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) in this 2 minute video. Frances describes the benefits of membership in the professional organization.

To learn more, please visit http://www.WWPR.org

Recorded May 2009 by Mary Fletcher Jones, Fletcher Prince.

A Conversation with Debbie Friez (Video)

Debbie Friez, Vice President of Major Accounts at Burrelles Luce, appears on Conversations in Public Relations to talk about her work in public relations, the services Burrelles Luce offers communicators, and the ways she seeks the elusive work/life balance.

Part of the video series Conversations in Public Relations produced by Mary Fletcher Jones.   Also available on iTunes and Facebook.


A Conversation with Lauren Lawson

Lauren Lawson, Goodwill Industries International

Meet Lauren Lawson, Media Relations Manager for Goodwill Industries International. Lauren explains why she pursued a career in nonprofit public relations, and the benefits of working for a nonprofit organization. She also shares tips for obtaining a public relations position with a nonprofit organization.

Lauren is also president of Washington Women in Public Relations.

This video is part of a series featuring DC communicators, Conversations in Public Relations.

A Conversation with Debbie Friez

Debbie Friez of Burrelles Luce

Debbie Friez, Vice President of Major Accounts at Burrelles Luce, appears on Conversations in Public Relations to talk about her work in public relations, the services Burrelles Luce offers communicators, and the ways she seeks the elusive work/life balance.

Twitter Tips from Debbie Friez (Video)

In this one-minute video, Debbie Friez describes how she uses Twitter in her work.

Produced by Mary Fletcher Jones.

Lauren Lawson: A Career in Nonprofit PR (Video)

Meet Lauren Lawson, Media Relations Manager for Goodwill Industries International. Lauren explains why she pursued a career in nonprofit public relations, and the benefits of working for a nonprofit organization. She also shares tips for obtaining a public relations position with a nonprofit organization.

Lauren is also president of Washington Women in Public Relations.

This video is part of a series featuring DC communicators, Conversations in Public Relations.