APR 101 and Beyond
Have you thought about achieving your Accreditation in Public Relations (APR), but felt intimated about the process? The APR 101 session will equip you with the knowledge and inspiration to move beyond your limits to become Relevant. Resourceful. Inspired. Earning your APR will build on your foundation of professionalism to keep you current with today’s best practices in an ever-evolving communications world.
Pamela Thompson, APR, (LinkedIn) is a seasoned practitioner with 27 years in public relations. She currently works in the healthcare industry, providing internal communications for more than 25,000 employees. Pamela has provided strategic planning, writing, executive counsel, media relations and project management for corporate, education and nonprofit organizations. In addition to an MBA in Marketing Management, Pamela has earned her Accreditation in Public Relations. Outside of work, Pamela enjoys spending time with family, reading and volunteering.
Tamara Colbert, APR, Account Director, Amendola Communications(LinkedIn)
Tamara is a proactive, energetic, and highly responsive leader with professional experience that includes a broad range of expertise including reputation management, customer relations, public affairs, executive visibility, and media relations. Tamara is accredited in public relations, which shows a deep commitment to the profession and a high level of competence for clients. She has led successful communications campaigns both nationally and internationally from Timbuktu to Ouagadougou, working with astronauts, Fortune 500 executives, tech entrepreneurs, non-profits and community leaders. She is a 25-year public relations veteran and just getting started.