About Us

Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA) is one of the nation’s foremost organizations for professional image-makers and strategists.

Black Public Relations Society of Los Angeles (BPRS-LA) is one of the nation’s foremost organizations for professional image-makers and communications strategists. Since its founding in 1987, National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS) has served as an advocate for African-American PR practitioners. As an affiliate chapter, BPRS-LA focuses on professional development and connecting PR professionals throughout Southern California. We promote diversity of thought and talent, while providing support and education to help today’s professional stay competitive in an ever-changing communications industry.

BPRS-LA Board of Directors

    1. President

    2. JESSICA L.A. PIPKINS
    1. Vice President

    2. Ayanna Henderson
    1. Secretary

    2. Whitney Patterson
    1. PR/Marketing & Social Media Chair

    2. Carlos Ray
    1. Membership
      Chair

    2. Kenya Friend-Daniel
    1. Student Relations
      Co-Chair

    2. Melissa Mills

    1. Student Relations
      Co-Chair

    2. Daniella Masterson

    1. Special Programs

    2. Rachael Golding

  • BPRS-LA Advisory Board

    1. Shawn Smith,
      President Emeritus; NBPRS Board Secretary; Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion Communications

    1. Monica Bouldin,
      Vice President, R&R Partners

    1. Tiffany Smith Anoa’i,
      Executive Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion & Communications,CBS Corporation

    1. Tosha Whitten Griggs,
      SVP, Public Relations, TV One

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