Monthly Archives: January 2021

Did you know? A look at WPC history

In 1973, America ended its involvement in the Vietnam War, Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in “The Battle of the Sexes” exhibition tennis match; bell bottoms still ruled high fashion; Carly Simon sang “You’re So Vain”; and our fine organization, Wichita Professional Communicators, was established. In the beginning we […]

WPC looking for committee members

Are you interested in taking on a new role in 2021? WPC may have the opportunity you’ve been looking for. WPC is forming a social media committee and we need your help to grow our presence in that arena. If you are interested, please contact Dawn Moore, WPC vice president, […]

Nominate a peer for Communicator of Achievement award

Nominations are being sought for Kansas Professional Communicators’ highest professional award, its annual Communicator of Achievement. Nominees are judged on professional achievement (50%), community service (20%), and affiliate service to KPC and National Federation of Press Women (30%). The recipient of the KPC COA award goes on to compete for […]

Dispatch from quarantine

It was Mark Twain who once said, “Write what you know.” Well, “what I know” has been quarantine, off and on for the last few weeks. I don’t have it in me to write an otherwise cheery column when life isn’t cheery at the moment. I thought we had been […]

Lift someone up in 2021

I honestly can’t tell you how many posts I’ve come across on social media asking me to “copy and paste” some urgent message. There have been too many to count, and usually I roll my eyes and scroll on. But recently I stopped scrolling after reading a post on LinkedIn […]

Darcy Gray