We’re PRSA New Jersey

​The New Jersey chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA NJ) is a Tri-State District affiliate of PRSA, the world’s leading organization for public relations professionals. Our nearly 300 members live and work in all corners of the state, representing business and industry, counseling firms, government, associations, hospitals, schools, professional services firms, and nonprofit organizations.

Ready to join?

There are plenty of ways to get involved with PRSA NJ as a member and non-member.

Connect with best-in-class communicators and marketers in Greater New Jersey.

Join a Committee

Support our work in offering PR professionals the opportunity to make new contacts, gain experience in different areas, and aid others in their growth.

Become a Mentor

Through our program, we link individuals at all career stages with mentors.

Latest News

PRSA NJ Member Spotlight: Stephanie K. Reed

Welcome to the first PRSA NJ Member Spotlight for 2024! Each month, we select a member to highlight …

PRSA Leader Mike Cherenson and NJ Chapter Director Emeritus Ken Hunter Join Rutgers School of Communication and Information as Academic Directors

Michael Cherenson, APR, and Ken Hunter, APR, bring their professional expertise to Continuing and Pr…

PRSA NJ and Matheny Give Back During the Holiday Season

PRSA NJ recently held a toy drive at their member appreciation event to spread joy this holiday seas…

2023 Pyramid Awards

We had a huge turnout for our annual Pyramid Awards event — one of our most successful ever! Held on…

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For 75 years, PRSA has proudly served the communications community by providing our members with the resources, knowledge, and networking opportunities that empower them to advance in their careers and lead ethical conversations within their organizations and among their clients.


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Member Spotlight

​PRSA NJ member spotlights recognize fellow chapter members throughout the Garden State. Browse the profiles below to get to know the PRSA NJ members we’ve highlighted.

“My greatest joy with this work is making connections and building relationships. I enjoy creating opportunities for people to learn from each other and connect with brands that actualize their values.”

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November 2023

“I love working with people and building relationships built on trust. As a PR professional, we get the opportunity to build that trust for organizations, companies, brands through the work that we do.”

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October 2023

“I absolutely love how versatile this industry is. There is not one week that goes by where I don’t try something new or approach a new situation.”

Diversity, inclusion, and belonging are integral to the evolution and growth of PRSA and the public relations industry. View our mission, objectives, and upcoming observances.

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