PRSSA’s first speaker event of the year hosts Taylor L. Cole Longacre, APR

This Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 pm, PRSSA kicks off the semester with its first speaker event of the year with Taylor L. Cole Longacre, APR on Zoom. She will be discussing career preparation and business acumen.

This is a great opportunity to learn from an SMU alumna, and professional in her field. 

About Taylor

Taylor L. Cole Longacre, APR is a TV host, producer, podcaster, and ministry leader. She’s a three-time alumna of SMU and a member and past president of the CCPA Advisory Board.

Additionally, Taylor is the former president of PRSA Dallas. For more than 14 years, she’s lead public relations and marketing for global brands like, ID90 Travel, Sabre, Expedia Group, and Kimberly Clark. She’s the host of the travel show Hotel Hunt and the business shows, The Focus and Speak Up. Each is on Amazon Prime Video and other global networks. Learn more about Taylor at and @TravelwithTLC. 

PRSSA is thrilled to be hosting Taylor at its first speaker event of the year.

Details for the First Speaker Event of the Year

Time: Sept. 29, 2020, 06:30 pm Central Time
Meeting ID: 324 093 8942

Please reach out to PRSSA President Abba Yaney with any questions.

Stay Tuned for More PRSSA Events

PRSSA will be hosting numerous speaker events throughout the semester. Some upcoming events include:

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
  • Oct. 6: Dave Mauer, Dallas Mavericks
  • Oct. 14: Jeffrey Cheatham, Dallas PRSA
  • Oct. 15: Jenni Steck, Voice and Speech Services
  • Oct. 21: Jody Venturoni, LDWW
  • Oct. 27: Laurie Barnett, Southwest Airlines

Please visit the PRSSA website and Instagram for more information regarding this event and future events.


PRSSA9 is a pre-professional organization for students interested in public relations and communications. PRSSA can help you gain the experience and practical knowledge employers are seeking. Additionally, the organization offers internship listings, competitions, scholarships, awards, leadership opportunities as well as publications, news, and social media to keep you updated on industry trends.