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Did you know? A look at WPC history   Recently updated !

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   Recently updated !

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

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 […]


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 […]