Do you write for your job? Do you write more than memos? Do you represent a business, school, church, or non-profit group whose professional writing needs improving?
You are cordially invited to the Pine Belt Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi's (PRAM) Associated Press Style (AP) and Writing Workshop on Tuesday, August 9 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the campus of Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Miss. The workshop is open to all community members. The AP Style and Writing workshop is perfect for business professionals, journalists and journalism students, radio, television, and media representatives, non-profit workers, web designers, newspaper advisors, and more.
Presenters: Dr. David R. Davies and Ms. Maggie Williams. Davies has been teaching reporting, editing, and media history at Southern Miss since 1991 and has a 10-year journalism career in Arkansas. He is currently Dean of the Southern Miss Honors College. Williams has been teaching at Southern Miss for over 25 years. She advised the award-winning Student Printz newspaper and served as publication manager for the School of Mass Communication and Journalism.
Register Early: Pre-registration is recommended by July 26, 2011. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit www.pinebeltpram.com to download the workshop registration form. Please complete the registration form and return to us either by mail (with payment) or by email (with promise that payment will be made at workshop check-in).
Cost: The cost is $35 for PRAM members and $45 for non-members. We accept personal check, business check, and cash. At this time, we are not able to accept credit cards. Make checks payable to Pine Belt PRAM.
Special Lunch Invitation: You are invited to a complimentary lunch from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. on the JCJC campus before the workshop. This is a great chance to network, talk, and meet our presenters. Special thanks for providing lunch goes to our sponsors from the Jones County Junior College Office of Marketing and Public Relations. There are limited seats available for lunch. Please RSVP early.
For those attending both lunch and the workshop:
Lunch: 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Workshop: 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
For those attending just the workshop:
Workshop: 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Workshop Location: The entire event is on the Jones County Junior College Ellisville campus in the Home and Health Building Auditorium. Map of the JCJC campus and directions to campus, should you need them: http://www.jcjc.edu/maps
Pine Belt PRAM
The Pine Belt Chapter of PRAM consists of members in the field of public relations or who have a degree in public relations. Membership includes professionals in healthcare, education, government, nonprofits, tourism/economic development, retail, arts/entertainment and industry.
PRAM is committed to building program activities that contribute to the expanded scope of professional achievement of its members and to making valuable contributions to the art and science of public relations policies and practices throughout the area.