Public Relations Society of America

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The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), based in New York City, is the world's largest organization for public relations professionals. The organization has more than 30,000 professional and student members, and is organized into 112 chapters nationwide. Nineteen professional interest sections, along with affinity groups, 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 278 chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Chartered in 1947, PRSA’s primary objectives are to advance the standards of the public relations profession and to provide members with professional development opportunities through continuing education programs, information exchange forums and research projects conducted on the national and local levels.

PRSA publishes two periodicals for its membership: Public Relations Tactics (a monthly tabloid) and The Public Relations Strategist (a quarterly magazine).

PRSA is also works in tandem with a student/collegiate organization named PRSSA.


  • Charles Borgognoni 'veteran public relations and public affairs professional, with over 25 years experience including public affairs and healthcare communications, and public policy' joined the Public Relations Society of America's Health Academy division in 2005.[1]


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  1. PRSA Ben Singer, Charles Borgognoni Join Health Academy Board Accessed 2nd January 2008
  2. Coca Cola Company Thomas G Mattia Accessed 22nd January 2008