CPRS Board Member Profile: Johanna Ward

One of the best ways to gain insight into a particular career industry is to speak and connect with others who have been working in it for several years. Getting to know people and learning a little bit more about their backgrounds, can be useful for young professionals to help steer their own career paths. Today we will get to know more about Johanna Ward, Communications Specialist at the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) and who has recently joined the CPRS Vancouver board, as the Vice President....more

A Note of Appreciation: Thanking Our Long-standing Members

This November, CPRS Vancouver wants to extend a note of appreciation to our members who have been with us for as many as 50 years. We would like to highlight their achievements and efforts in the field of PR. Without their continuous support and expertise, we would not have been able to become the go-to organization for PR practitioners and communications specialists since 1959....more

PR Profile: Rena Kendall-Craden

Name: Rena Kendall-Craden Job title: Director, Corporate Communications, City of Vancouver Over the last twenty years, you've worked for a variety of different clients in a variety of different industries. What's the common thread of your impressive career trajectory? What trajectory? I am an accidental PR person. I started out as a social worker, and quickly realized that telling stories was w...more

PR Profile: Darren Barefoot of Capulet Communications

Name: Darren BarefootJob title: Founder, Capulet CommunicationsTypical day in your job: This year we’re living and working in the south of France, so my day is a little unorthodox. I take the morning off, and work in the afternoon. When I have calls, they’re in the evening, as most of our clients are in North America.Books you’ve authored: My business partner and I co-authored an e-book, “Getting ...more

PR Profile: Nevasha Naidoo of Platinum Public Relations

Name: Nevasha Naidoo Job title: Director, Platinum Public Relations What’s your background? What made you decided to get into PR? I have been in PR for 17 years. It began as a passion that I pursued by connecting with people through public speaking and coordinating events. My leadership skills and modeling background provided a springboard for my career development. I was also fortunate to have...more