The Real World PR Conference allows public relations students to enjoy career-advancing activities.
Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
On January 27, 2014, co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton of BusinessRadioX®'s Atlanta Business Radio welcomed to the studio Jason Anthoine with GE Energy Management, Jason Rollins with Arby's Restaurant Group and Jasmine Hoffman with Emory University, all members of the Georgia Chapter of PRSA, the Public Relations Society of America.
PRSA’s Georgia Chapter, the second-largest local chapter in the national society, consists of 850 professionals throughout Georgia. Its mission is to enhance the profession, provide continuing education and offer networking opportunities for its members. The Chapter has monthly meetings as well as eight Special Interest Groups (Corporate & Employee Communications, Healthcare, Independent Counselors, Leader Board, Nonprofit, Technology, Travel & Tourism, and Young Professionals) that meet at various times.
On February 21, 2014, at the Cobb Galleria, the PRSA Georgia Chapter will host Real World PR 2014, their annual collegiate conference. The Real World PR Conference allows public relations students to enjoy career-advancing activities such as informative workshops, a career expo, resume critiques and multiple networking opportunities. This conference provides students with useful, timely information to complement the lessons learned in the classroom. The networking opportunities are endless for students, as top representatives from Atlanta companies will attend the conference luncheon.
First in the discussion was Jason Anthoine, APR, board member with the Georgia Chapter of PRSA. Anthoine is global communications leader for GE Energy Management, a $7.5 billion electrification and automation business with 30,000 employees worldwide. He is responsible for global external and internal communications, culture change and alignment, and crisis communications.
Also in the studio was Jason Rollins, APR, Communications and PR Manager for Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., where he manages all external communications and media relations on behalf of the global brand. Rollins has a diverse background of agency, healthcare, not-for-profit, and consumer marketing and PR. Rollins also currently serves as Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Mercer University in Atlanta, teaching classes in marketing, PR and social media to undergraduate business and MBA students.
Rounding out the discussion was Jasmine Hoffman, APR, Director of Communications at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, where she is responsible for internal and external communications, marketing, public relations, and digital engagement. In this position, Hoffman manages the development of websites, publications, videos, direct mail campaigns, media relations, email marketing campaigns, and social media campaigns.
To learn more about PRSA and the upcoming Conference, tune in to this episode at Atlanta Business Radio.
About Lee Kantor:
Lee Kantor has been involved in Internet radio, podcasting and blogging since he started the Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy show in 2005. Since then, Lee has interviewed well over 1000 entrepreneurs, business owners, authors and celebrities on a variety of shows and at live events. In addition to his hosting duties, Lee is a Managing Partner at BusinessRadioX® and is committed to helping entrepreneurs and business owners in Atlanta learn how to use radio to dramatically grow their businesses.
About Stone Payton:
For over 24 years, Stone Payton has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively. He is a Managing Partner at BusinessRadioX® and the author of SPEED®: Never Fry Bacon In The Nude: And Other Lessons From The Quick & The Dead, and has dedicated his entire career to helping others produce better results in less time.
About Atlanta Business Radio:
Each week, from the BusinessRadioX® studio in Sandy Springs, Lee Kantor and Stone Payton interview Atlanta, Georgia's top businessmen and businesswomen to learn what makes them the best at what they do.
About Business RadioX®:
BusinessRadioX® interviews dozens of innovative entrepreneurs and successful leaders each week. Its mission is to help local businesses Get The Word Out about the important work they’re doing for their market, their community, and their profession. With a pro-business slant and a long-form interview format, guests don’t have to worry about being ambushed or talking in “sound bites.” Guests have enough time to tell their whole story and to share their insights and experience without interruptions. BusinessRadioX® hosts are business professionals interviewing their peers, drilling down on the critical issues, and delivering practical information to an engaged business audience. Business topics that are frequently covered include: Law, Finance, Healthcare, Technology, Trade Shows, B2B Marketing, Venture Capital, Training and Development and other issues impacting the business community. For more information, visit: http://www.businessradiox.com.