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Membership in PRSA’s New Jersey chapter advances your career by developing your communications skills, expanding your professional network, keeping you in the know about the latest industry trends, and raising the visibility of your PR/communications practice.

Already a member of PRSA?

There has never been a better time to join the PRSA New Jersey Chapter!

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Already a member of PRSA? If so, you can join PRSA NJ in three easy steps:

  1. Visit prsa.org, click on MyPRSA at the top of the page and login. (If you haven’t created an online account, do this first.)
  2. Paste the membership subscription URL into your browser window: https://apps.prsa.org/MyPRSA/membershipRenewal/subscriptions
  3. Scroll down to the chapter membership section and select New Jersey as your chapter!

The cost of a PRSA NJ membership is $90 annually. Students, retirees, and new practitioners pay a reduced rate of $35 annually.

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Not a PRSA member?

Act today to secure your national PRSA membership!

Please contact Hilary Gwisdala, PRSA NJ Membership Committee Chair, with any questions.

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​Are you a student or new to PR?

If you are a new public relations professional with less than five years of experience or an undergraduate public relations student studying in New Jersey, start networking to increase your knowledge of the industry and set yourself apart from other entry-level candidates.

Membership Benefits

Once you have your national PRSA membership, you can join the New Jersey chapter to access additional events, training, and professional connections statewide.

  • Get Connected: Network with New Jersey corporate, agency, and nonprofit public relations professionals, bounce ideas off one another, and share your experiences. Talk with peers at virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. ​Mingle with peers at professional development and social events. Check out our LinkedIn group and follow us on  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, which offer dynamic forums for members to connect.
  • Stay Current: Our professional development programs keep you current on the latest industry trends and issues — from social media and branding to crisis planning. All educational sessions are led by experienced marketing and communications leaders from top organizations throughout the state.
  • Be Recognized: Our annual Pyramid Awards competition honors the best public relations campaigns and individual items with New Jersey’s most prestigious communications award.
  • Meet the Media: Our gatherings with representatives of New Jersey’s leading online, broadcast, and print media create unique opportunities to make connections that can improve your media relations.
  • Advance Your Career: Our website features New Jersey-based employment opportunities, and our networking events enable you to meet with prospective employers and employees.
  • Be a Mentor/Mentee: Share your talent and insights through one-on-one professional mentoring between professionals with at least 15 years of experience and new to mid-level practitioners. 
  • Become a Volunteer: Many opportunities exist to lend your experience, or gain new capabilities, whether you have a few hours a month or year to volunteer. Browse our Leadership and Committee Chairs list and contact the appropriate chairperson if you are interested in becoming involved.

Local Connections, Global Presence

​Membership with PRSA provides a full range of benefits and services, including:

  • Access to the award-winning Strategies & Tactics newspaper, Issues and Trends daily newsfeed, and The Strategist magazine.
  • Free live and on-demand webinars on best practices, cutting-edge techniques, and measurable results.
  • Preferred pricing on seminars, boot camps, and conferences.
  • A resource center offering case studies, decision-making guidelines, articles, research, and award-winning campaigns.
  • A Request for Proposals exchange and Special Interest Sections.

Questions? Please contact Hilary Gwisdala, PRSA NJ Membership Committee Chair.