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The Importance of Ethics in Today’s Communications Landscape

Your Society at Work

Sunday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.–noon

Room: Wilson A/B/C

Join leaders from the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards as they reinforce the importance of ethical standards in today’s public relations planning and communications.

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Final Presentation

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George L. Johnson, APR, Fellow PRSA, adjunct professor, University of South Carolina

Janelle M. Guthrie, APR, communications director, Washington State Employment Security Department

Photo of Janelle M. Guthrie, APR Guthrie oversees a team of public relations professionals and graphic designers who handle media relations, social media, internal communications, internal and external Web sites, and outreach. She previously served as a lobbyist, a communications director and executive communications manager for Microsoft.

James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, president, The Lukaszewski Group, Division of Risdall PR

Photo of James E. Lukaszewski, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA Lukaszewski is among the most widely known crisis public relations practitioners and senior executive coaches in North America. His PRSA and IABC webinars, teleconferences and in-person programs have been attended by thousands of practitioners over the last 25 years. Corporate Legal Times lists him as one of the top 28 crisis consultants.

Emmanuel Tchividjian, senior vice president and chief ethics officer, Ruder Finn

Photo of Emmanuel Tchividjian Tchividjian became a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional in 2006, and is a member of the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association. He is the ethics officer of the PRSA New York Chapter, as well as a member (ex-officio) of the National Board of Ethics and Professional Standards.