The Black Public Relations Society (BPRS) Milwaukee recently held a panel discussion on how small businesses, churches, schools and non-profit community based organizations can properly and effectively sell their events and stories to the media and communities they serve. The discussion was held at Washington Park Library, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd. The
discussion is the signature event of the BPRS titled, “How To Get Your Story Told.” The BPRS
Milwaukee Board and panelists: Front row seated, left to right–Kenya Evans
(who also owns Kenya Write Now Freelance), Clarene Mitchell (BPRS secretary and a freelance journalist and PR consultant), Faithe Colas (BPRS president and community relations director for the Salvation Army), Tammy Belton-Davis (BPRS vice president and principal owner of Athena Communications, LLC), Kristen Harris (BPRS board member at large, credit learning and development at Kohl’s corporate offices. Standing left to right: Eric Von (BPRS vice president of membership and 1290 WMCS and managing partner of Von Communications), Thomas Mitchell, Jr., Editor of the Community Journal, Jill Gilmer (BPRS board member at large and associate faculty of marketing, University of Phoenix), Portia Young, co-anchor of WISN 12 News This Morning; Schinika Fitch (BPRS parliamentarian and corporate communications specialist for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin), Kevin White (BPRS student ambassador and public relations consultant, KW Productions), James Causey, Editorial writer and blogger for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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