Annual FPRA Jacksonville Chapter Media Summit

A panel discussion with leading news and new media professionals designed to promote dialogue.

Thursday, March 12, 2020                                                                                                                                    12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.                                                                                                                                         Firehouse Subs Headquarters - 12735 Gran Bay Parkway, Ste. 150                                        Jacksonville, FL 32250

The Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association will host its annual Media Summit, bringing together some of Jacksonville’s leading news and new media professionals to discuss the current state of news-gathering and tips for communications. Designed for communications and marketing professionals who interact with media and students entering the public relations profession. 

Confirmed speakers are:

Mary Kelli Palka, Editor, Jacksonville Times-Union

Karen Brune Mathis, Editor, Jacksonville Daily Record

Kent Justice, Anchor, New4Jax

Paige Kelton, leads Special Projects Team, ActionNewsJax

James Crichlow, former staff photographer at Jacksonville Business Journal and current principal at Rockaway Photo

Leesha Archie, Host, Praise 107.9


    • FPRA Members - $30
    • FPRA Student Members - FREE
    • Professionals - $40
    • Students - $15

Lunch is included for all attendees.



Who is FPRA?


With 16 professional chapters and 12 student chapters conveniently located throughout the state, as well as a host of opportunities and benefits at their disposal, FPRA members are well-equipped to achieve the common goal of enhancing the public relations profession in Florida through ethical and standardized practices.

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