Fun Facts


  • In 2002, PRSA first established its Advocacy Advisory Board (AAB) to involve the community in advocating for the public relations profession.
  • Nine out of 10 PRSA members are full time employees, and three quarters hold positions with significant levels of managerial responsibility.  (PRSA National,2014)
  • PRSA has over 100 chapters and is divided into 10 districts.
  • PRSA’s affiliated student organization, Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has over 10,000 members and has chapters at over 300 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.
  • PRSA acknowledges public relations excellence through a variety of award programs. The highest award is the Silver Anvil, which “represents the pinnacle of achievement and the highest standards of performance in the public relations profession."
  • PRSA National defines public relations as "a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics." 
  • PRSA members have access to more than 2,000 public relations, communications and marketing job postings.