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Aug. 28: August Professional Development: Real Talk about Fake News

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Grand Street Cafe, 4740 Grand Ave.. Kansas City, Missouri
Cost: $25 for members and $35 for non-members
Join guest speaker Dave Collett, executive vice president and general manager of Weber Shandwick’s office in St. Louis. He is a senior member of the agency’s Corporate Communications practice, leading teams in the Central region of the U.S., and specializing in strategy, crisis communications, issues management, corporate reputation and corporate social responsibility communications. 
Real Talk about Fake News session will dive into:
  • the changing definition and usage of the term “fake news” 
  • how fake news impacts real news, potentially eroding the credibility and the influence of genuine media outlets
  • automated online message dissemination
  • how social platforms are trying to filter and combat fake news


Speaker:   Dave Collett

As executive vice president and general manager of Weber Shandwick’s office in St. Louis, Dave Collett has counseled countless corporate clients on strategic integrated communications and how content can be used as a catalyst of conversations to engage key constituency groups. He is a senior member of the agency’s Corporate Communications practice, leading teams in the Central region of the U.S., and specializing in strategy, crisis communications, issues management, corporate reputation and corporate social responsibility communications.
Happy Anniversary
Congratulations to our members celebrating August anniversaries. Thank you for your continued support and involvement with GKC-PRSA. We're excited for another great year with you!
  • Emma Davis
  • David Eaheart, APR
  • Shannan Henderson
  • Amanda Jean Hughes
  • Mallory Laur
  • Cara M. Mahon
  • Mike Swenson
  • Norita Taylor, APR
  • Jaclyn Menzel Twidwell
  • Susan Waldron
  • Kristi Widmar
  • Jake B. Potter, APR
  • Rich Polzin
  • Shaunda Parks, APR
  • Amanda Jean Hughes
  • Shannan Henderson
  • Lisa K. Patterson
Welcome New Members!
  • Amanda L. Irions
  • Kristin Liepold
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