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The Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) offers public relations professionals in the Annapolis region the opportunity to learn new skills and network with other area professionals.

PRSA is the world's largest professional organization for public relations practitioners. More than 21,000 public relations and communications professionals across the United States are members of PRSA. The Central Chesapeake Chapter is one of more than 100 PRSA chapters.

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How to Get Your Issues Covered and Passed in This Legislative Session

An Expert Panel of Lobbyists, Public Relations Specialists and Journalists

Thursday, Feb. 19, from 8-9:30 a.m.

Iron Rooster – 12 Market Space – Downtown Annapolis

Learn strategies for getting your issues covered by State House media and passed in this session of the state legislature from an expert panel of lobbyists, public relations specialists and journalists at the Feb. 19 breakfast meeting of the Central Chesapeake Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Panelists from the Washington Post, WBAL-TV, Maryland Reporter and major lobbying and PR firms will be present from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Iron Rooster, 12 Market Space, Annapolis.

The panel includes:

  • Ann Ciekot, a lobbyist and partner with Public Policy Partners with 23 years of experience in government relations and public policy, including advocacy training.
  • David Collins, a member of the I-Team investigative reporters with WBAL TV 11 News, where he also covers politics and general assignments.
  • Eric Gally, who uses his skills in journalism, public relations and government relations as a lobbyist with Gally Public Affairs.
  • Jenna Johnson who reports on Maryland politics for the Washington Post.
  • Len Lazarick, editor and publisher of, who has covered State House politics for close to 30 years and is a regular commentator on Baltimore talk radio.
  • Susan O’Brien of O’Brien & Associates Public Relations, who has 25 years of experience in government affairs, media relations and advocacy.


Please register online by Monday, Feb. 16. The $20 fee includes a hot breakfast and coffee. Payment may be made online or at the door. Register today!


For questions about the meeting or to learn more about the Central Chesapeake Chapter of the PRSA, visit the chapter’s website, or its Facebook page,

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