Yearly Archives: 2020


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 […]


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 […]

Gordon Parks photo by David Parks

Help #SaveOurScholarship! WPC ‘Take Five’ virtual mixer set for Oct. 5

Mark your calendars to “Take Five” with WPC’s annual virtual mixer 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Proceeds will help save our annual scholarship! As part of the mixer, which will take place via Zoom, you can look forward to hearing about five wines for the fall with Guy Buyer, host […]


Words from the WPC president:

When a decision is made to cancel an event or special occasion, it is simply disappointing. For months now the message “due to current circumstances, our event has been canceled” has popped up far too many times. The coronavirus is clearly having an impact on all aspects of everyone’s life. […]


WPC members earn awards in NFPW, KPC communications contests

Nine WPC members were recognized with 14 awards during the virtual NFPW communications contest awards ceremony June 6. The annual contest attracted 1,800 entries this year, according to NFPW officials. Congratulations to the following members on their awards: Jennifer Eaton: second place, electronic newsletter, nonprofit, government or educational Debbi Elmore: […]