Join us for Coffee and Conversation

Thursday, June 14, 2018

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Firehouse Subs Headquarters

The Power of Storytelling: From the Newsroom to the Emergency Room


For 15 years Monica Yadav uncovered stories as a news anchor and reporter for local TV news stations around the country. Now she is bringing that same storytelling approach to her job as the Director of Marketing & PR at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Find out how using customer research, psychology and a good story can your help your next pitch.

Ticket prices: $15 FPRA Members / $25 Guests / $10 Students

Join us by reserving your spot today!


Monica Yadav is the Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. She started her career in TV news and worked as an anchor and reporter for network affiliates in Arizona, Mississippi, North Carolina and Sarasota for 15 years. During the recession she left TV news and started her own video production company producing corporate videos and local TV productions. She then worked for a large international energy company with a division in Sarasota, before landing at Doctors Hospital. She is originally from Orlando, a proud graduate of the University of Florida, mom of two, wife to one.

80th Annual FPRA Conference

Join us at Sawgrass Marriott August 5-8, 2018!

Our state conference is right here in our backyard.

Hear from world-class speakers hailing from top global corporations, powerhouse industries and national public relations and marketing firms. From golfing to fire pit gatherings, decadent chocolate breaks and more, conference attendees are also able to connect and unwind with their professional peers representing industries such as government, healthcare, technology, tourism, public utilities, law enforcement, finance, education, nonprofit and agencies. In addition, the conference provides several exciting platforms for PR professionals to be recognized for their good works and accomplishments.

Don't miss out! Learn more today at the FPRA State site.

Early bird registration ends on July 16th. 

Take a glance at this year's schedule and the speaker lineup.

Jacksonville Chapter and Its Members Win Big at 2017 FPRA Conference

(Left) Congratulations to our Chapter president, Liz Anderson, and Firehouse Subs for  winning at the 79th Annual Florida Public Relations Association Golden Image Awards an Award of Distinction and Judges' Award for the 2016 H2O for Heroes PR campaign. (Middle - Right) Chapter Member, Laura Beth Huber, was installed into the 2017-2018 LeadershipFPRA class and Chapter President-Elect, Andrea Siracusa, not only represented our chapter as the Joe Curley Rising Leader, she received a scholarship to obtain her Accreditation in Public Relations! (Below) Our chapter won the FPRA President’s Award for Special Event, recognizing excellence in re-branding our Media Summit and the development of our Student Graduation Party.

Conference Award Photos

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.

Visit to learn more about the history and benefits of the oldest public relations organization in the United States.