Yearly Archives: 2020


Apply for $2,000 WPC scholarship by March 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 scholarship awarded by Wichita Professional Communicators. Our dynamic professionals work in advertising, digital media, editing, graphic design, journalism, marketing, photography, public relations, public speaking, writing and more. WPC offers an annual $2,000 scholarship to students pursuing degrees in these fields of study […]


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WPC silent auction moves online, runs through Dec. 2

The WPC Holiday Silent Auction is a year-end tradition that helps support our scholarships for promising Wichita-area communications students. This year, because of COVID-19, our auction has moved online, with a wonderful array of gift items and packages valued at $25-$150. Bidding starts at noon Sunday, Nov. 29, and ends […]


Words from the WPC president: Thankful and grateful

It’s time to usher the year 2020 out the door. Much has been learned personally, about politics and a disease that has attacked our world. Feelings and relationships have escalated or deteriorated beyond our imaginations. With challenges faced during these unprecedented times, it’s important to just stop and reflect on […]

Wilma Moore-Black

Enter soon: KPC communications contest open to members, nonmembers

Get recognized for the great work you do and enter the Kansas Professional Communicators 2021 communications contest. Entries are being accepted now; all work entered must have been produced in calendar year 2020. Entries received after the early bird deadline of Jan. 27, through the contest’s final closing date of […]


Words from the WPC president: Thank you to 2020 WPC board and members

This year has been a historic and humbling experience for me. It is a tall order to serve as president of the Wichita Professional Communicators (WPC) after you did it 11 years ago. But it was my time to take on leadership of an organization that offers many benefits and […]


Lessons learned from Nebraska Press Women’s first virtual conference

By Wilma Moore-Black After its conference was canceled due to the COVID pandemic, Nebraska Press Women (NPW) finally hosted its annual conference Saturday, Oct. 17. It was an untraditional, historic conference — virtually via Zoom — from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. sharp. I saw the NPW invitation and decided to […]


Vote on 2021 WPC officers during Nov. 4 meeting

Elections for the executive positions on the WPC board will take place during the virtual Nov. 4 meeting. The following slate has been nominated and will be voted on through a Zoom poll at the end of the meeting. Other board positions will be appointed by the new president. Darcy […]


Spread the word about WPC’s special membership offer

New members who join Wichita Professional Communicators for the 2021 calendar year from now until the end of this year will receive membership for the rest of 2020 free! Please invite other communicators to join our group. Let them know that as members they get lower monthly program fees, WPC […]


Words from the WPC president: Job hunting during the pandemic? Time to reinvent yourself

Life can be frantic after you get fired, furloughed or forced to reduce your 40-hour work week. Everything from your attitude to your lifestyle changes, especially if you had no reserve savings to live on. The pandemic woes of 2020 have affected many households, even some of our Wichita Professional […]


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Words from the WPC president: Black and all colors of life matter

Simply put: All lives matter. As a black woman, I’m truly affected by the Black Lives Matter movement. Unequivocally. A native of Wichita, I strive to be an active participant and supporter in the communities that I serve, and proudly celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion for all. As president of […]