Port Canaveral Hosts FPRA Media Summit Roundtable

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ABOVE VIDEO: Space Coast Florida Public Relations Association Chapter President Michael Gardner talks about the organization’s annual Media Summit hosted by the Canaveral Port Authority Maritime Center.

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BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Space Coast Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) presented its annual Media Summit last week at the Canaveral Port Authority Maritime Center.

Angelica DeLuccia Morrissey Presenting the FPRA Image Award and Judge's Award to Suzanne Sparling, Eastern Florida State College.

Angelica DeLuccia Morrissey, left, presents the FPRA Image Award and Judge’s Award to Suzanne Sparling of Eastern Florida State College. (FPRA image)

The FPRA is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida.

The FPRA annual Media Summit provided an opportunity for the public to meet and engage with Brevard County’s top media representatives.

The event featured presentations by multiple media representatives and encourages attendees to engage, ask questions, and learn about local media outlets.

EASTERN FLORIDA, VNA RECEIVE IMAGE AWARDS

Four Image Awards were presented at the Summit: Eastern Florida State College received two Image awards for their 2013 branding campaign; and VNA received two Image awards for their 2013 flu campaign.

For more than 25 years, the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association has been promoting and developing the public relations profession.

For more than 25 years, the Space Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association has been promoting and developing the public relations profession.

Attendees attended seminars to gain new insight on public relations strategies.  They also networked with journalists and other public relations professionals.

The featured guest speakers were Lori C. Booker, CEO of CBR Strategic Communications; Josh Wilson, Senior PR Manager at Nemours; and Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala, Senior Communications Coordinator at UCF News.

FOR MOR INFORMATION LOG ON TO SpaceCoastFPRA.com

SNAPSHOTS FROM THE FPRA MEDIA SUMMIT

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Space Coast FPRA Chapter President Michael Gardner welcomes attendees to the organization’s annual Media Summit hosted by the Canaveral Port Authority Maritime Center.

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The Space Coast Florida Public Relations Association presented its annual Media Summit on Thursday, April 24 at the Canaveral Port Authority Maritime Center.

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Space Coast FPRA Chapter President Michael Gardner welcomes attendees to the organization’s annual Media Summit hosted by the Canaveral Port Authority Maritime Center.

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BROADCAST PANEL: Derroll Nail of Fox35 News, Tom Palermo of Space Coast Daily, Jason Rhian of The Spaceflight Group, Ryan Seeloff of Destination Brevard, and Greg Pallone of News 13.

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COMMUNITY PANEL: Jill Gaines of Senior Life & Viera Voice, Kim Artlip of TC Chronicle and Suzy Fleming Leonard of Florida Today.

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Lori Booker of CBR Strategic Communications quizzes the audience on their News IQ.

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Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala of the UCF News & Information, talking about how they garnered national and local attention for the charter class of UCF’s first class of graduating physicians in May 2013.

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Health First’s Jeni Hatter with News 13’s Greg Pallone.

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PRINT PANEL: Left to right – Marcia Dunn of the Associated Press, Wayne Price of Florida Today and Rebecca Shireman of Space Coast Living.

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Angelica DeLuccia Morrissey recognizing Image Award Winners: VNA Home Health & Hospice.

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Carey Beam, far right, and members of the FPRA helped collect new childrens books to donate to Rolling Readers of Brevard.

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FPRA Board members, from left to right: Stephanie Strodtman, Julie Arnold, Michael Gardner, Denny Menneghelli, Angelica DeLuccia and Becky Crisafulli.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: panelists Derrol Nail of Fox 35, Ryan Seeloff of Destination Brevard, Tom Palermo of Maverick Multimedia, Greg Pallone of News 13 and Jason Rhian of The Spaceflight Group,

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Lori Booker of CBR Strategic Communications speaks to attendees at the Media Summit.

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Attendees participated in seminars on best practices in public relations at the Media Summit.

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Zenaida Gonzalez-Kotala of UCF News speaks at the Media Summit.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Stephanie Strodtman, Linda Herridge and Denny Meneghelli network at the Media Summit.

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Angelica DeLuccia displays one of the four FPRA Image Awards presented at the recent Media Summit.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Panelists Derrol Nail of Fox 35, Tom Palermo of Maverick Multimedia, Jason Rhian of The Spaceflight Group, Ryan Seeloff of Destination Brevard and Greg Pallone of News 13 lead a question and answer discussion at the Media Summit.

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Angelica DeLuccia, Jeni Hatter and Julie Arnold network at the annual Media Summit.

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Grace Palmer-Allen, left, and Sallyann Cos attend a seminar at FPRA’s Media Summit.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: Darlene Montano, Carey Beam and Darby Koller network at the Media Summit.

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Angelica DeLuccia, Event Manager for FPRA, and Julie Arnold, Past President, greet attendees at the FPRA Media Summit.

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Michael Gardner, President of FPRA, talks with (left) Angelica DeLuccia and (right) Julie Arnold.

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Signage directs attendees to the featured seminars at the recent Media Summit.

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Attendees participated in a range of Question and Answer seminars throughout the Media Summit.

 


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