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Raising Arizona: Scott Hanson, APR, Fellow PRSA, gives back to the community

Publication Date: 12/2009

Source: SO01 Public Relations Tactics
Product Code: 6C-120905
Organization/Author/Firm: Kyra Auffermann
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Scott Hanson, APR, Fellow PRSA, is president of the Phoenix-based HMA Public Relations, where he has helped foster a company culture that focuses on serving the local community.

He is a member of Valley Leadership Class XX, chairman of the Northern Arizona University (NAU) School of Communications’ Advisory Council and a professional adviser for NAU’s PRSSA Chapter. For his many contributions to his alma mater, he recently received the 2009 Jeff Ferris Volunteer of the Year Award.

HMA Public Relations is celebrating its 30th anniversary and Hanson is optimistic about what lies ahead. Here, he talks with Tactics editorial assistant Kyra Auffermann about his early career in television, the communication implications of sports and the importance of being involved in your community.

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