NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire/ — The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is launching a new monthly podcast series, “PRSA Diversity Today,” which will explore the many facets of diversity in America as they apply to communicators, and will feature in-depth and frank discussions. The podcasts are produced in partnership with 24/7 Internet radio network WebmasterRadio.FM. The series kicks off on Monday, July 21, with a broadcast titled, “Why Is Diversity So Important? A PRSA Executive Leadership Perspective.”
PRSA Diversity Tools Task Force Chair Joe Carleo, of Advanced Language and Media Services, is the executive producer/co-creator of the series. Multicultural public relations expert Manny Ruiz, PRSA Diversity Committee
co-chair and president of PR Newswire’s Multicultural Services, will host the podcasts. “PRSA is proud to provide these podcasts to help professionals understand why a commitment to diversity is not just the right thing to do, but also the right thing for the success of our members, their companies and employers,” said PRSA Chair and CEO Jeffrey Julin, APR. “A diverse PRSA is a strong PRSA, and it is our hope that this kind of diversity programming will enhance and enrich the diversity of our membership.”
During the next several months, the series will feature the following topics:
— Men in public relations – an “endangered species”?
— Award-winning diversity programs from PRSA Chapters.
— Corporate best practices for your business or organization.
— An Alaskan lesson on what a “diverse-thinking society” is like.
— Best practices for hiring and retaining a diverse work force.
To listen to the July 21 podcast, visit PRSA Diversity Today (www.prsa.org/diversity/communications.html ). The show also will be hosted on WebmasterRadio.FM on the PRSA Conference Channel. Subscribe to the show via an RSS feed (entries) or through iTunes, where you also can download the podcasts. At iTunes Store, search for “PRSA,” and shows will be listed by date.
WebmasterRadio.FM lifts the “veiled curtain” of the Internet, bringing the business community together through an interactive radio network. Its listeners are a global group, comprised of everyone from corporate executives and decision makers to small and mid-sized businesses and individual entrepreneurs. WebmasterRadio.FM’s stellar lineup of radio programming includes “CoverStory” with Joe Beaulaurier of PRWeb, WebmasterRadio.FM’s official newswire; “The Hook with Katie Kempner” with Katie Kempner, vice president of Crispin Porter + Bogusky; “The Daily SearchCast” featuring search authority Danny Sullivan of SearchEngineLand.com; and more. To tune into WebmasterRadio.FM’s live content or check out the show lineup, visit www.WebmasterRadio.FM.
About the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
The Public Relations Society of America, headquartered in New York City, is the world’s largest organization for public relations professionals with nearly 32,000 professional and student members. PRSA is organized into 109 Chapters and 10 Districts nationwide, and 19 Professional Interest Sections and Affinity Groups, which represent business and industry, counseling firms, independent practitioners, military, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms and nonprofit organizations. The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has 296 Chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States, and one Chapter in Argentina.