Meeting/Event Information


May 10, 2017

PRSA Miami Expert Panel: Navigating the Era of Alternative Facts
May 10, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
United Way of Miami-Dade
3250 SW Third Avenue, Ryder Room, 2nd Floor (Please note room change)
Miami, FL 33129
Ethics discussion and lunch with top journalists and communications experts

$20.00 Member Ticket

$30.00 Guest Ticket

$0.00 PRSSA Student Member

$20.00 SPJ Florida Chapter

PRSA Miami Ethics Committee Presents: 

"Navigating the Era of Alternative Facts: Restoring Truth and Trust"

Expert Panel Discussion with:  

Nancy Ancrum
Editorial Page Editor, The Miami Herald

Nancy manages the content, input and design of the Herald's opinion pages. She is the third highest-ranking officer at The Miami Herald, where she has worked as a reporter and editor for 34 years.



Sergio Bustos
Senior Editor

Sergio is a former Washington correspondent and editor for 10 years, including five as The Miami Herald’s state/politics editor. 


Kety Maria Esquivel
Senior Vice President 
Edelman Miami 

Kety has more than two decades of experience working with clients in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Asia, Africa and Europe. She's a former editor of BlogHer, and current blogger on the Huffington Post.


Alejandro Miyar
Berger Singerman

Alex is a former U.S. Department of Justice spokesman and press secretary to Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.


PRSA Miami invites public relations professionals and the business community to take part in an ethics discussion to analyze ways of dealing with lies and misinformation in the age of social media. Drawing on current and recent events, a panel of experts from business, law, the media and public relations will address the ever-evolving ethics of communication at a time of eroding trust in essential institutions and a proliferation of misinformation and deliberate falsehoods on current issues.  *Lunch included


Virgil Scudder
Media Trainer and Author
Often referred to as “The Dean of Media Trainers,” Virgil is an international communications expert and author who writes the In the C-Suite column for PRSA's national magazine, The Public Relations STRATEGIST.


Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Venue: United Way of Miami-Dade County

3250 SW 3rd Avenue, Ryder Room, 2nd Floor (Please note room change)

Free parking in garage

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch provided)

Tickets: $20 PRSA Members / $30 Non-Members / Free for PRSSA students 


11:30 a.m.                  Registration 
12:00 p.m.                  Program Begins
12:00 -1:15 p.m.         Discussion
1:15-1:30 p.m.            Q&A


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