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*NEW ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PRemio Event*
HPRA-Los Angeles just signed a contract with singer/songwriter Victoria "La Mala" Ortiz to perform at the PRemio Awards & Scholarship Event on Thursday, Sept. 13 on the rooftop of TENTEN Wilshire in DTLA.
Be sure to purchase your EARLY BIRD ticket for only $75 before the prices go up.
Victoria was named one of the “5 Mexican Millennials You Need to Hear” by Billboard. She also earned a nomination at the 2017 Premios Juventud for the “Mejor Fashionista” Award.
For tickets: bit.ly/2megNRi
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephen Chavez at stephen@chavezpr.com
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*NEW ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PRemio Event* 
HPRA-Los Angeles just signed a contract with singer/songwriter Victoria La Mala Ortiz to perform at the PRemio Awards & Scholarship Event on Thursday, Sept. 13 on the rooftop of TENTEN Wilshire in DTLA. 
Be sure to purchase your EARLY BIRD ticket for only $75 before the prices go up. 
Victoria was named one of the “5 Mexican Millennials You Need to Hear” by Billboard. She also earned a nomination at the 2017 Premios Juventud for the “Mejor Fashionista” Award. 
For tickets: https://bit.ly/2megNRi
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Stephen Chavez at stephen@chavezpr.com

 

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Get to know Maria J. Ramirez, Public Relations Manager at Fidelis Care.

Favorite part of your PR role?

My favorite part of my role as a Public Relations manager is the visibility I have among other departments within my organization. As communications plays a critical role in all aspects of our business, I truly enjoy the integrated approach of working with departments including Marketing and Member Services. The dynamic between departments is seamless and I am proud to be at the forefront of those planning efforts and initiatives.

Biggest accomplishment in your career?

The biggest accomplishment is my career has been the multi-dimensional spectrum of industries that I have touched. From starting in entertainment PR, to leading programs for CPG brands, lifestyle and beauty, and now in-house for a health brand, it has truly been challenging and rewarding at the same time. I can easily saw I have been able to transition skills sets to the various positions I’ve held while adding unique perspectives from past experiences.

What advice can you provide to the incoming generation of PR professionals and those whom might be pivoting their career into PR from another specialty?

The incoming generation of PR professionals need to be adaptable with the times. The role of a PR specialist is not what it used to be five or even 10 years ago. Everything is constantly evolving and digital plays a major role now. Stay on top of the trends outside of your comfort zone. Read up on industry news and innovations taking place outside of the communications sphere. This will allow you to remain relevant and a go to source making you stand out from others.

As a PR professional, you can’t live without….

This is easy. My iPhone. What else?!
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Get to know Maria J. Ramirez, Public Relations Manager at Fidelis Care.

Favorite part of your PR role?

My favorite part of my role as a Public Relations manager is the visibility I have among other departments within my organization. As communications plays a critical role in all aspects of our business, I truly enjoy the integrated approach of working with departments including Marketing and Member Services. The dynamic between departments is seamless and I am proud to be at the forefront of those planning efforts and initiatives.
 
Biggest accomplishment in your career?

The biggest accomplishment is my career has been the multi-dimensional spectrum of industries that I have touched. From starting in entertainment PR, to leading programs for CPG brands, lifestyle and beauty, and now in-house for a health brand, it has truly been challenging and rewarding at the same time. I can easily saw I have been able to transition skills sets to the various positions I’ve held while adding unique perspectives from past experiences.
 
What advice can you provide to the incoming generation of PR professionals and those whom might be pivoting their career into PR from another specialty?

The incoming generation of PR professionals need to be adaptable with the times. The role of a PR specialist is not what it used to be five or even 10 years ago. Everything is constantly evolving and digital plays a major role now. Stay on top of the trends outside of your comfort zone. Read up on industry news and innovations taking place outside of the communications sphere. This will allow you to remain relevant and a go to source making you stand out from others.
 
As a PR professional, you can’t live without….

This is easy. My iPhone.  What else?!

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2018 PRemio Awards & Scholarship Event

The HPRA-Los Angeles Board of Directors proudly invites you to join us on Thursday, Sept. 13 for its annual scholarship fundraiser – The PRemio Awards. We’ve redesigned the entire event to make it more fun and interactive. There will be a live musical performance, DJ, food stations, and signature cocktails while on one of the most renowned rooftops overlooking DTLA.