Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter member earns designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR)

Lisa Murray, APR, of the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) recently earned professional public relations accreditation, and received the designation of Accredited in Public Relations (APR).
Murray joins the more than 4,300 active public relations professionals worldwide who represent an elite group of highly skilled professionals committed to practicing with exemplary ethical standards, including 35 in southwest Florida.
Murray is integrated marketing communications manager for Interop Technologies, where she is responsible for strategic planning and management of all brand, public relations and marketing initiatives for the company in the United States and Europe. She has more than nine years of experience in the digital, social and traditional communication realm, both in agency and in-house environments. She currently serves as the vice president of member relations and programs chair for the Southwest Florida Chapter of FPRA. Originally from North Carolina, Murray earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from East Carolina University.
To earn public relations accreditation, candidates must pass an oral presentation and rigorous written examination administered by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), which is an alliance of eight national and statewide professional associations dedicated to furthering the field of public relations and the development of public relations professionals. FPRA is a member of the UAB.
About the Florida Public Relations Association
The Florida Public Relations Association is dedicated to developing public relations practitioners who, through ethical and standardized practices, enhance the public relations profession in Florida.  For more information on the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, visit www.fpraswfl.org.

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