The Hofstra chapter of PRSSA invited me to speak on a panel titled “Meet the Media” at their conference “Back to Basics” this month. We spoke about trends in media and how it directly affects the public relations world. The intimate crowd allowed for engaging and information discussion about the topic.
The Press Club of Long Island is a chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
The following awards were won:
- First Place, Online Feature … Howard Stern’s Sal Governale fond of his days clowning around Sachem
- Second Place, Online Feature …Holbrook’s tragic train crash remembered
- Second Place, Online Sports … Jumbo Elliott is larger than life
- ?Second Place, Online News Blog … “Inside the Arrows“
Patch.com won third place overall in the best news site voting.
Sachem Patch editor Chris R. Vaccaro was also elected as a board member of the Press Club.
Among the articles that made the finalist list are:
- Blog: Inside the Arrows Chris R. Vaccaro Sachem Patch
- Howard Stern’s Sal Governale Fond of His Days… Chris R. Vaccaro Sachem Patch
- Holbrook’s Tragic Train Crash Remembered Chris R. Vaccaro Sachem Patch
- Jumbo Elliott is Larger Than Life Chris R. Vaccaro Sachem Patch
He is also on the proposed board of officers list for the organization, associated with the Society of Professional Journalists, as corresponding secretary.
Vaccaro and other finalists will find out June 9 how they placed at the awards dinner.